LARGO, Fla. – (July 29, 2013) – Tampa Bay Innovation Center, an innovation and entrepreneurship center for technology businesses, has joined with host sponsor Poynter and presenter Jim Greenwood, president of Greenwood Consulting Group, to offer the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs Seminar on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at 8 a.m. at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, 801 3rd St. South, St. Petersburg.
Greenwood, a national SBIR program consultant, will speak about how attendees can learn how to access a $2.5 billion federal research and development program. The seminar is designed for small technology-oriented companies, entrepreneurs/innovators and university faculty/development managers who are capable of engaging in innovative basic research and development with the specific goal of developing products for commercial markets or government customers.
The SBIR/STTR seminar will highlight marine and life science projects, although information related to all technologies will be covered. The implications of the re-authorization of SBIR and STTR will also be addressed.
There is no fee to attend, but seating is limited. Advance registration is required and may be accessed at http://www.tbinnovates.com/sbirworkshop.cfm. Materials will be provided for each attendee. Additional information is available by contacting Jen Suereth at 727-547-7340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Tampa Bay Innovation Center:
Tampa Bay Innovation Center (http://www.tbinnovates.com) supports entrepreneurial success, fosters the creation of high-tech jobs and develops new sources of technology and manufacturing capabilities by nurturing early stage ventures as they grow and launch their products into the marketplace. Programs are tailored to the innovator/entrepreneur and address business intelligence, planning and business formation, strategy execution and technology transition. Tampa Bay Innovation Center has developed the Entrepreneurs’ Hub, which includes programs and a new online community geared toward entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and others interested in the growth of the local technology community. Follow Tampa Bay Innovation Center on Twitter, http://www.twitter.com/tbinnovates, or on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/tbinnovationcenter.