Are You Seeking Funding for Your Innovation?

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Are You Seeking Funding for Your Innovation?

By The University of Arizona Center for Innovation

When and where

Date and time

December 12, 2017 · 11am - December 13, 2017 · 5pm CST


12/12/17 UA Student Union - 1303 E. University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719 12/13/17 Arizona Center for Innovation - 9040 S. Rita Rd, Suite 1270, Tucson Arizona 85747

Refund Policy

No Refunds


Day 1 - December 12, 2017 11:00am-1:00pm at University of Arizona, Student Union, Sabino Room

Cost: FREE

Why might STTR be a great source for you?

Learn the value and Federal funding resources available through Small Business Technology Transfer.

*Lunch will be provided.

Day 2 - December 13, 2017 8:30am - 5:00pm at Arizona Center for Innovation

Cost: $25

DOD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit, Live -Stream hosted by the NM FAST program at Arrowhead Center.

The Innovation Summit will feature :

  • Powerhouse speakers addressing the Navy SBIR/STTR programs $350 milli0n in non-dilutive funds available to small businesss
  • Panels on SBIR/STTR best practices, from opportunity capture to contract management and oversight
  • Review of SBIR/STTR topics from Navy program Managers
  • Rapid-fire pitches form local economic development organizations on their resources and services

One-on-One Agency Meeting Opportunities

Register for any or all one-on-one sessions with various representatives. Slots are limited and you may be asked to provide an abstract or quad-chart prior to being able to meet. Meetings will be 20-30 min., pending on demand.

Options (you may register for as many as you would like in the 'ticket' section)

* Navy SBIR Program Manager

* SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Representative

* AzCI Mentor

* Successful, local recipient of NSF SBIR Phase I and Phase II

* Lawyer

* Accountant

*Please note, you must be signed up for the full day on December 13 to participate in one-on-one sessions.

*Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided

About the organizer

The UA Tech Park fosters technology startups, emerging, and mature companies to develop and commercialize their ideas, inventions and next evolution of product. The University of Arizona Center for Innovation, the business incubator at the UA Tech Park, provides a structured business development program and access to facilities including office, wet and dry lab space, to support startup companies. They also receive individual coaching from experienced mentors elevating them to the next level of business development.