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  • EPCC ASC, Bldg. A – Auditorium 9050 Viscount Blvd. El Paso, TX 79925-6511 (map)

This national outreach effort connects entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.

Hear directly from participating federal agency program managers that administer over 5,000 new awards annually. Meet One-on-One with SBIR/STTR Program Managers, including:

  • MDA – Department of Defense · Missile Defense Agency

  • NIH – Department of Health and Human Services · National Institutes of Health

  • Navy – Department of Defense

  • DHS – Department of Homeland Security

  • FLC – Federal Laboratory Consortium

  • NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • NSF – National Science Foundation

  • USPTO – U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • DOE – Department of Energy

  • USAF – U.S. Air Force

  • NAVSEA – Naval Sea Systems Command

  • DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Agency

  • USDA – Department of Agriculture

  • SOCOM – Department of Defense U.S. Special Operations Command

  • NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration