sbir roadtour pittsburgh pitt
America’s Largest Seed Fund is coming to Pittsburgh! The SBIR Road Tour stops at the William Pitt Union on June 19th.Program managers from 11 agencies representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding, alongside tech entrepreneurs and PA innovation ecosystem members, will participate in this one-day event.

Learn all about the funding opportunities available through the SBIR/STTR programs, as well as resources available right here in Pennsylvania. Each attendee will have the rare opportunity to meet directly with decision-makers who seed a wide spectrum of innovative ideas, while learning about state sponsored innovation support infrastructure.

Upon registration, you’ll have the opportunity to schedule one-on-one meetings with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from the following agencies:

  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Defense – Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense – Navy
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)
  • Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Organization Host:Innovation Partnership (IPart) in conjunction with its Partner Organizations: Works (Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southwestern PA), Carnegie Mellon University Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, Duquesne University SBDC, University of Pittsburgh SBDC, University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute
Location:University of Pittsburgh
The William Pitt Union
3959 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213