Thursday, October 8, 2009

The 2009 Mid-Atlantic SBIR/STTR Conference Will Be Close to Home in Morgantown WV from November 30th through December 2nd

The 2009 Mid-Atlantic SBIR/STTR Conference will bring together federal agencies, entrepreneurs, small companies, large companies, researchers, colleges and universities, venture capitalists and angel investors, federal laboratory and university representatives, as well as experts who provide assistance to or have an interest in doing business with ventures at various maturity levels. The Conference will feature presentations from Federal agencies, as well as valuable presentations from the SBIR/STTR arena.

Federal Agencies presenting include:
National Science Foundation
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

Additional Presentations include:
DoD TechMatch: Helping Industry Find DoD R&D Opportunities
Opportunities in Energy Research
Collaboration and Partnership Opportunities
SBIR Reauthorization Update
SBIR Waste, Fraud and Abuse: Dangers to your Small Business
Intellectual Property and Patent Issues

Special Guest Speakers and Presenters:
Mark Skinner, Vice President: State Science and Technology Institute
Rick Shindell, President, Zyn Systems; SBIR Insider; SBIR Gateway
Marlene Owens, Technology Transfer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Susan Zelicoff, The Department of Defense National Center of Excellence for First Responder Technology Transfer
Dr. James P. Clements, President, West Virginia University
John Davis, SBIR Resource Center
Paul Gottloieb, Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy

Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops:
Phase I Proposal Writing: Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.
Web Resources for Better SBIRs: Jocelyn Sheppard, Red House Consulting
SBIR Competitive ChecklistSM Seminar: John Davis, SBIR Resource Center

Go the event website at for more info.

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