Seed Fund Worth $3 Billion Coming to VT

Vermont District Office  - August 14, 2019

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SBIR Road Tour

Seed Fund Worth $3B Coming to VT

The Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour is coming to the University of Vermont from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Dudley H. Davis Center. 

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies with Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, the country’s largest source of early stage funding.  Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR and STTR programs provide more than $3 billion annually to small businesses in a variety of technology areas.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from federal agency program managers that administer more than 5,000 new awards annually and to meet one-on-one with program decision makers.

Price to attend is $25. To register, visit https://appengine.egov.com/apps/vt/DED_SBIR2019.

For more information, email nick.grimley@vermont.gov.

HUBZone Workshop Aug. 22

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center is offering a free workshop about the Historically Under-utilized Business Zones Program at 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at The Lightning Jar, 194 North Street, in Bennington.

The primary goal of the HUBZone program is to create incentives for the U.S. government to offer federal contracts to businesses operating and creating jobs in areas with statistically proven economic needs. A guest speaker from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be on-site to answer questions.

Workshop is free, but registration is required.

To register, visit https://vtptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/672.