SBIR Road Tour, Seeding America’s Future Innovations – is Coming to Des Moines, IA!

Iowa District Office  - May 1, 2019

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The SBIR Road Tour is Coming To Iowa on May 22nd

SBIR Des Moines



The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Des Moines, IA on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, to convey the non-dilutive, technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. On May 22nd, individual program managers from as many as 11 participating agencies representing over $3 billion in early stage funding will participate in a one day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity.

Reserve Your One-on-One Meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:

  • Air Force (USAF)
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Defense - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense - Navy
  • Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)


Other Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs.
  • SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews
  • Engaging Panel Sessions:
    • Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes
    • Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
    • Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD


This SBIR Road Tour stop is Hosted By: Iowa Innovation Corporation

Located at:

The Tea Room

713 Walnut Street #600 (6th Floor)

Des Moines, IA 50309 Learn more by visiting

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