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January 2, 2015

REDI Partner Event: Maryland SBIR Conference 2015

The first Maryland SBIR Conference is on January 9th at JHU Montgomery College Campus!

Learn How to Get Seed Funding Investment for Your Business from the Government!  Improve your Federal Contractor procurement position from the same program–Small Business Innovation Research Funds (SBIR). Featuring SBIR program managers from leading Federal agencies including DOD, NIH, NCI, NASA, DOE and NSF! Network with the SBIR program managers during an Expo and meet other business owners. Get tips on how to win awards and hear about changes in the agencies’ funding and procurement programs. If you are considering applying for an SBIR grant in 2015, or have already won and need to learn updates directly from SBIR program managers, this event is for you!

The Maryland SBIR Conference 2015 is generously supported by Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County; Maryland Technology Development Corporation; BioHealth Innovation; The SBIR Resource Center; and the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development.

The conference will be held in Gilchrist Hall. Parking is free. Park in the back of the campus or in any spot that says JHU Only. From the back, Gilchrist Hall is the middle building. From the front, it is the one with the circular driveway. Do not park in the large parking garage that belongs to the National Cancer Institute.

The proposed event agenda is as follows-
8:30 to 9:00      Registration and light breakfast
9:00 to 9:30      Opening remarks from local elected officials
9:30 to 10:30    SBIR overview
10:30 to 12:00  HHS/NIH/NCI SBIR program
10:30 to 12:00  National Science Foundation/Department of Energy SBIR program –
12:00 to 1:00    Lunch/networking
1:00 to 2:00     Maryland and Montgomery County financing programs
2:00 to 3:30     DOD and related agencies SBIR program
2:00 to 3:30     NASA
3:30 to 4:30     Networking-more one on ones with entrepreneurs
We will also have spaces available for agency representatives to speak one on one with entrepreneurs during the day.
Register today to secure your seat!


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