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2016 SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH (SBIR)
NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL SUMMIT
SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 5 & 6, 2016
Engagement opportunity for technology innovators and entrepreneurs.
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Hosted by: MIT Logo

Speakers

  • Hockfield
    Susan Hockfield, PhD
    AAAS President
  • Zuber
    Maria Zuber, PhD
    Vice President for Research, MIT
  • leshin
    Laurie Leshin, PhD
    PRESIDENT, WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
  • greiner
    Helen Greiner
    CO-FOUNDER OF IROBOT & CEO CYPHYWORKS
  • Maseeh
    Fariborz Maseeh, PhD
    Founder The Massiah Foundation and Picoco LLC
  • Howard
    Ayanna Howard, PhD
    CEO of Zyrobotics
  • Reichert
    Emily Reichert, PhD
    Executive Director of Greentown Labs
  • Jerry Bird
    Walter M. (Jerry) Bird
    President of Mass Ventures
  • Fertigs
    Stephanie Fertig
    Program Director at NIH
  • Comedy
    Yolanda Comedy, PhD
    Executive Director of AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors Prog.
  • Hatsopoulos
    Marina Hatsopoulos
    Co-Founder of Cynosure and ZCorp
  • Mackey
    ML Mackey
    CEO of Beacon Interactive
  • Marceau
    Lisa Marceau
    Director & VP at New England Research Institute
  • Murray
    FIONA MURRAY
    Associate Dean for Innovation & Co-Director MIT
  • Morrill
    Micaelah Morrill
    Director of Manufacturing Initiative at Greentown Labs
  • Nagesh Rao
    G. NAGESH RAO
    Chief Technologist & Entrepreneur-in-Residence
  • Nelson
    Teresa Nelson, PhD
    Professor at Simmons College & Member of NWBC
  • Nichols
    Susan Nichols
    Program Director at DARPA-DoD
  • Nijhawan
    Vinit Nijhawan
    Co-Founder & Board Member Learn Launch
  • Oliver
    Manny Oliver, PhD
    Program Director at DOE
  • Rein
    Adam Rein
    Co-Founder of Altaeros Energies
  • Schneider
    Gia Schneider
    CEO of Natel Energy
  • Schrag
    Ben Schrag
    Program Director at NSF
  • Tandone
    Nina Tandon, PhD
    CEO of EpiBone
  • Tudryn
    Gregory J Tudryn
    Research Director at Ecovative Design
  • Walsh
    Mark Walsh
    Chief of SBA Office of Investment
  • Williams
    John Williams
    SBA-OII Director of Innovation & Technology
  • Zimmerman
    Julianne Zimmerman
    Managing Director of Reinventure Capital

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AgencyParticipants

Why the New England Regional Summit?

Expanding the awareness and access ofan annual$2.5 billion non-diluted to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities within regional Innovation Ecosystems such as the New England area have the potential to enhance the pipeline of high quality innovative applicants to the SBIR/STRR programs. SBIR and STTR soften the access to capital barriers, and through connecting small firms with key institutions and organizations within state and regional Innovation Ecosystems, technologist can more quickly and efficiently diffuse their innovations.

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