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Defense Energy Summit & Innovation Showcase and National SBIR/STTR Fall Summit

November 11, 2014  Austin, Texas
Start Date 11/11/2014
End Date 11/13/2014
Facility AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Address

1900 University Avenue
Austin, Texas 78705

Contact Info Sarah Wenning
wenning@techconnect.org
(512) 697-8849
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Attention technology entrepreneurs: the Fall National SBIR/STTR Conference (NSC) will take place November 11 – 13 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center (U. Of Texas) in Austin, TX.  At this conference, attendees will learn from senior SBIR/STTR leaders and successful small businesses how to compete for SBIR/STTR funding in two dozen federal agencies. To see the event homepage, go to www.defenseenergy.com/National_SBIR_Conference_Fall.html

The Fall NSC – held alongside the annual Defense Energy Summit and Smart Cities Innovation Challenge — will be a busy marketplace for SBIR/STTR Agencies, industry leaders, veteran SBIR/STTR awardees, state support networks, and aspiring entrepreneurs, with emphasis on opening the SBIR/STTR pipeline to newcomers.  Highlights include:

  • 1-on-1 meetings with 20+ SBIR/STTR Agencies
  • 20+ panel sessions featuring  Agencies, successful small firms, Industry partners, and SBIR/STTR experts from state and private sectors
  • Pre-event courses on must-know business basics for SBIR/STTR pursuit
  • Abundant networking opportunities
  • Exhibit Hall featuring SBIR/STTR Agency Pavilion, Fortune 1000 firms, universities, and SBIR/STTR-funded businesses

 

About the Defense Energy Summit & Innovation Showcase

 

Join the stakeholders and working groups building the foundation for a new Defense Energy Center of Excellence.The summit’s focus

will center on this proposed initiative and how to accelerate clean energy and infrastructure solutions for the DOD.

 

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Defense Energy Center of Excellence

Featuring the national leadership developing the backing for a Defense Energy Center of Excellence. Join the stakeholders and working

groups defining the structure, backing and actions for this defense energy initiative.


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Defense Energy Business Matching

Join national military and business leaders accelerating energy solution deployment. Featuring the joint Defense Energy Technology

Challenge, Utility Technology Challenge, and the Project Finance Connect program.


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Defense Energy Solutions

Microgrids, Grid Security, Energy Storage, Portable Power, Distributed Energy, Disaster Recovery, Fuel Options, Transportation,

Efficiency & Buildings, Water Management, Soldier Technology, and many more.


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Central Texas Defense Energy

From San Antonio to Austin, connect into the heart of defense energy deployment. Texas is home to 22 military installations, with 5 bases

within 1.5 hours of Austin, including Fort Hood, Camp Mabry, Randolph AFB and Lackland AFB.


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Defense Energy Technology Showcase

View existing and emerging technologies used by the military on-base and in-theater focused on saving lives and reducing the military

footprint. Walk the mock-base and see first hand the cleantech solutions being developed and deployed by the U.S. military.

 

 

 

About the National SBIR/STTR Fall Summit

Joint us in Austin for the National SBIR/STTR Fall Summit, held in parallel with the 2nd annual Defense Energy Summit and

Innovation Showcase at AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, November 11-13, 2014.


 

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs are highly competitive, encouraging

small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) work with potential for commercialization

National SBIR/STTR conferences are typically the largest and most important conferences specializing in helping small businesses learn

about participating in SBIR/STTR programs. At this Conference, representatives from all 11 federal agencies with SBIR programs will

attend, in addition to other SBIR/STTR experts and trainers. Conference highlights include:

  • Presentations from all SBIR Agency Program Managers
  • Learn how to successfully submit competitive research proposals
  • Hear from government, industry and academic experts on successful commercialization strategies
  • Interact with SBIR Agency Program Managers, technology entrepreneurs, large company representatives, and researchers in
    • Roundtable discussions, Roundtable sessions and 1-on-1 meetings
  • Learn about cutting-edge opportunities in defense, agriculture, energy, and health/medicine
  • Optional pre conference workshops on SBIR Phase I, Phase II and licensing and commercialization