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  • Dine & Development Training Series: The Shifting Landscape of DoD SBIR/STTR Program Opportunities

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    Name: Dine & Development Training Series: The Shifting Landscape of DoD SBIR/STTR Program Opportunities
    Date: May 10, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Who Should Attend? Small business professionals, researchers, and entrepreneurs interested in learning about small business opportunities and the SBIR/STTR program, how the AFRL SBIR program is evolving, and how to obtain more information. What's It All About? Mr. Abbe will discuss his personal experience as an entrepreneur working through the Federal Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program and describe a new pilot “Pitch Day” process for special research topics, intended to accelerate technologies to the warfighter. Following Mr. Abbe’s presentation, we’ll hold a moderated discussion session with our panel of experts on how the Air Force SBIR program is evolving, and take questions from the audience on the SBIR/STTR program. Presented by: Mr. Brian Abbe Following a career in the private sector, Brian joined AFRL in 2013 where he worked as a Branch Chief and the Head of the Technology Transfer Group. In 2017, Brian entered the EOP program and licensed technology from AFRL/RI to form a Cyber Security business. Since leaving AFRL, Brian’s new company, Mentis Technologies, has been awarded two Phase I SBIRs. Mr. Abbe also works as a Principal Engineer for the Griffiss Institute. Mr. Michael Graniero Mr. Graniero is a Small Business Professional for AFRL’s Information Directorate, AFRL/RIBB, in Rome NY Ms. Denise Lee Ms. Lee is the SBIR/STTR Program Manager for AFRL’s Information Directorate, AFRL/RIBB, in Rome NY Registration: Please RSVP by 2:00 pm, May 9th (seating at the GI is limited to the first 70 registrants) Can't make in person? A webinar link will be provided upon registration
    Location:
    Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, May 10, 2019, 2-4 pm
    Contact Information:
    Jennifer Sumner
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE! Coffee and light refreshments will be provided!