Virtual Tech Speaker Series | Wait, There’s more? Beyond SBIR Funding


Did you know there is funding available for items NOT covered under the SBIR grant for things like market research, IP legal costs, customer discovery and more? Programs such as I-Corps provide researchers education on how to gain valuable insight into entrepreneurship, starting a business or industry requirements and challenges. Join our panel to explore more of the benefits the SBIR/STTR program has to offer you and your innovation be successful!

Event Speakers:
Jill Howard Allen, VP Research and Development, Arizona Commerce Authority
Sonia Vohnout, Founder, OppsSpot
Anita Bell, Executive Director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI)
Colleen Jankzac, Chief Operating Officer, Scintillation Nanotechnologies

Key Take-Aways:
Learn the Who, What, When, Where and How to access these additional SBIR resources.

Who Should Attend:
Anyone considering or preparing any phase of an SBIR/STTR proposal should attend to learn how they can take advantage of these programs.

3:30 – 3:35 p.m. | Welcome remarks
3:35 – 4:45 p.m. | Presentations
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. | Q&A
5:00 p.m. | Event ends


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Virtual Event


January 12, 2022


3:30pm - 5:00pm


AZTC Members: $10 | Non-members: $20