Idaho SBIR Road Tour
Technology Startups and Small Business Owners: Learn about Technology R&D Grants from SBIR, IGEM and INL. Building upon the success of the National SBIR Road Tour stop at Boise State University in May, the Idaho SBDC has joined the Idaho National Laboratory and the Idaho Department of Commerce (IGEM) to bring a similar SBIR Road Tour to six different locations across Idaho. This tour begins Tuesday, August 1st with our first event at the Salmon Public library, and ends with a Lewiston/Post Falls trip in October. Technology and Research Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners interested in learning about SBIR Government grants, IGEM grants and the Idaho National Laboratory can register to join us for an informative session, special speakers and 1-on-1 coaching with experts and business coaches. NOTE: This event will be held in room BA 208 of the College of Business. 2:00pm Dave McEwen, SBIR Program Manager, Idaho SBDC The SBDC Can Help You Access the $2.5 BILLION in Federal R&D Grants through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program 2:30pm James Brainard, Chief Technology Officer, Inergy Solar Inergy Solar’s Story: Earning an IGEM Grant, and Applying for an SBIR Grant 2:40pm Stephanie Cook, Program Manager, INL Learn how to Partner with the Idaho National Laboratory, and the U.S. Department of Energy SBIR Program 3:00pm Chris Fassel, Director of Tech Commercialization, ISU How to partner with Idaho’s Universities on Grants and Commercialization 3:20pm Carmen Achabal, IGEM Program Manager Partnering Private Sector Experts with Idaho Researchers through Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Grants 3:40pm Amy Campbell, Marshall Library Local Libraries Offer Many Free Resources and Services for Small Businesses 3:50pm Ann Swanson, Regional Director, Southeast Idaho SBDC Hear how the local SBDC here in Pocatello can help your small business 4:00-5pm Ask A Local Business Expert Stay after the presentations to speak directly with our panel of experts about the funding, resource, R&D or training issues that affect your business Partners: Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Department of Commerce.
Speaker(s): Dave McEwen, Idaho SBIR; Stephanie Cook, INL; Carmen Achabal, Idaho Department of Commerce, IGEM; Connie Gardner, Idaho Dept. of Labor.
Fee: No Cost