The NASA HBCU/MSI Technology Infusion Road Tour at University of Puerto Ric...

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University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras

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14 Ave. Universidad Ste. 1401

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The NASA Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) in collaboration with the Office of Procurement (OP), Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), Science Mission Directorate (SMD) and the University of Puerto Rico System will be hosting the NASA HBCU/MSI Technology Infusion Road Tour at the University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras. This collaboration provides an open platform for HBCU and MSI representatives to learn about OSTEM's Minority Serving Institutions Sustainability Initiative, Agency acquisition opportunities, product service lines and Vendor Database, STMD's Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) opportunities, as well as SMD's science research opportunities, grants, fellowships and contracts.

By participating in presentations and workshops with various NASA program and technical personnel, in addition to large prime contractors, attendees will gain insight and strategies to pursue procurement and technical opportunities. Guest speakers will discuss lessons learned and their success stories. In addition, there will be networking sessions with participating federal government representatives, NASA Center Technology Transition Leads and NASA prime contractors to introduce and build networking opportunities to follow up on information shared at the 4-day event.

Snapshot of the Week:

  • Tuesday - November 12th - University Workshop/Training - UPR-Rio Piedras - 2PM
  • Wednesday - November 13th - Full Conference Day - UPR-Rio Piedras - 8AM
  • Thursday - November 14th - Tour of UPR-Aguadilla/Aerospace Institute and UPR-Mayaguez - 8AM
  • Friday - November 15th - SBIR/STTR Day in San Juan - 8AM

Potential Conference Workshop Topics

  • Finding Opportunities within the NASA Mission Directorates
  • Overview of the Minority University Research & Education Project (MUREP) & MUREP Sustainability Initiative
  • Overview of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs
  • HBCU/MSI Initiatives and Opportunities with the Federal Government
  • NASA Procurement
  • University of Puerto Rico Campus Tours: The Molecular Center, UPR Aguadilla and UPR Mayaguez
  • Tips for Success: Building and Maintaining Relationships with Prime Contractors
  • The Importance of Your Capability Statement

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University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras

Rio Piedras Campus

14 Ave. Universidad Ste. 1401

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

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