CUEED PII presents: A National Town Hall on Inclusive Innovation (CUEED PII )

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November 18, 2016

CUEED PII presents: A National Town Hall on Inclusive Innovation (CUEED PII )

To increase interest in federal innovation and technology commercialization programs, CUEED PII will host a national town hall on December 6th from 9-1PM at 15 Washington Street Newark, NJ.

The event will bring together minority inventors, scientists, engineers, tech entrepreneurs, researchers, successful participants in federal tech commercialization programs, and feature speakers from federal labs and funding agencies for a moderated discussion on ‘Inclusive Innovation,’ Economic Development, and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

The event will be live streamed and recorded for distribution @TheCUEED on Twitter and Facebook and at Participants in the National Town Hall include: 
  • The Director of the US Minority Business Development Agency, Alejandra Castilla, Esq.
  • A NASA Representative
  • Professor Jeffrey A. Robinson, Ph.D., Rutgers Business School
  • Minority Business Enterprise participants in SBIR or STTR
  • Representatives from federal agency outreach offices
CUEED PII is a federally funded initiative led in partnership with the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. This highly competitive program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization.

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