SBIR Gira Nacional: Noticias de Arkansas ganadores, Los proveedores de recursos
6to de abril de, 2016 por Rebecca Norman
(Last in a serie)
Después de haber cumplido con los representantes de las agencias SBIR la mañana de la edición de abril 19 SBIR Gira Nacional, usted querrá quedarse por la sesión de la tarde con los ganadores SBIR de Arkansas, así como la financiación estatal y organizaciones de apoyo.
The first panel on our afternoon agenda, “Desde las trincheras: Victoria y derrota, Stories of SBIR/STTR Success and Failure,” will include representatives of three SBIR-winning companies – Alan Toland of Synanomet, DR. Matt Francis of Ozark Integrated Circuits, y el Dr.. Elizabeth Hood of Infinite Enzymes.
These company leaders will share how they got their start in the SBIR program, tips for success, and lessons learned. They will also take questions from the audience.
Infinite Enzymes of Jonesboro just received a Phase I award from USDA. Ozark IC, based in Fayetteville, has won multiple SBIR awards, most recently a Phase II award from NASA. Little Rock-based Synanomet received Phase I and II awards from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The next session, “Arkansas Tech-Based Funding,” will feature Dr. Steve Stanley and Brad Henry.
Stanley, senior manager for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Science and Technology and interim Arkansas EPSCoR director, will speak about opportunities for innovative Arkansas small businesses to explore AEDC’s commercialization programs.
Henry, vice president of Development Finance for the Autoridad Financiera de Desarrollo Arkansas, will share information about ADFA programs such as the Fondo Coincidencia Arkansas Capital de Riesgo that offer supplemental funding to support and grow technology-based Arkansas companies.
Rounding out the afternoon is “Jedi Mind Tricks: Secrets to Working with Tech Transfer.” The two presenters will be Dr. Nancy Gray, director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures, and Glediana Rexha of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s TechLaunch office.
Gray and Rexha will each share how their technology transfer offices work to support entrepreneurial university researchers and entrepreneurs.
If you haven’t done so already, register today to save your spot for the April 19 SBIR Gira Nacional. You’ll be glad you joined us!