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SBIR-Max Workshop & Prime Contractor Speed Networking
July 20, 2009

If you have ever been a Phase I SBIR/STTR recipient (recent or otherwise), or you want to improve your Phase II and Phase III funding success rates, you should not miss this special advanced workshop. Many companies start to plan their Phase II and Phase III SBIR/STTR strategy too late. The fact is, you need to think about Phase II and Phase III as soon as (or before) you win the Phase I. With the challenges of performing the Phase I project, the time you spend to plan your Phase II and Phase III strategy must be well spent. Even if you haven’t been SBIR-active for many years, very special strategic business advantages are still yours – if you know about them and how to access them as you will learn in this session.

Far more than just $100,000 in revenues – Having an SBIR Phase I can be much, much more valuable than most have ever imagined. This workshop teaches SBIR/STTR firms to use all the very special advantages provided in SBIR/STTR funding by our Congress to acquire “megabuck” follow on awards and venture financing. If you’ve ever had an SBIR/STTR award, this will apply to you.

Date: July 27th, 2009

Agenda:

  • 9:00AM-9:30AM - Check-in & Registration
  • 9:30AM-10:30AM - "Intro & Strategic Planning for SBIR/STTR Phase I Winners"
  • 10:30AM-12:00PM - "Managing for Success - Planning, Cost Estimating & Control of R&D Projects"
  • 12:00PM-12:45PM - Lunch
  • 12:45PM-1:30PM Contract Agency Transitioning Tips: Reps from the ARMY, NASA, and Dept. of Energy will present tips on how to plan for effective SBIR technology transition.
  • 1:30PM-2:30PM - "Phase II - the Pursuit" (if you want to continue on in SBIR - here's how)
  • 2:30PM-3:30PM - Federal Budget Proposals & Contract Cost Accounting Basic Conceps (this was easy in Phase I - not so much in Phases II and III)
  • 3:30PM-5:30PM - Prime Contractor Networking Session - Reps from Alion Science & Technology, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Augusta Westland, SRA, Northrop Grumman and VSE Corp. will be on hand to meet one on one with you to discuss teaming on current and future opportunities. The 2009.3 DoD SBIR and the 2009.B DoD STTR solicitations are set to be released in pre-presolicitation mode earlier that day - we'll have copies on hand to review to enhance your teaming discussions. The NASA 2009 SBIR/STTR solicitation will also be avaialble to review and discuss. This session is included for anyone attending the SBIR Max session. To register for this session only, go to the SBIR Max Registration link and choose the appropriate option.

Bonus Take-home Module 1 – Doing the Deals: Where the Phase III “Rubber Meets the Road”
Bonus Take Home Module 2 – Tech Transfer (license-in & -out relevant to federal contractors)

Cost:

  • Virginia based Tech Firms - full event: $95
  • Non-Virginia based Tech Firms - full event: $150
  • Prime Contractor Networking Session Only: $30

Location:
Center Innovative Technology
2214 Rock Hill Rd.
Herndon, VA 20170
Classrooms 1&2

Directions: CIT Directions page

Register: CIT Events page

Contact:
Robert Brooke
703-689-3080
rbrooke@cit.org


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