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America’s Seed Fund Road Tour

Friday, April 5, 2024

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Training Topics: Business Financing, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting, Intellectual Property, Technology Commercialization

America’s Seed Fund Road Tour is a national outreach effort to connect innovators and entrepreneurs to non-dilutive, technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, known as “America’s Seed Fund”.

U.S. Federal Agency representatives will be available to meet with registered companies and ventures to assist them in navigating over $4 billion in early-stage funding opportunities available through America’s Seed Fund program.

Register to attend the event to learn more about SBIR/STTR programs from experts!

Event registration fee is $50. You will be contacted with secure payment processing information in the upcoming weeks via email.

Venue: University of Houston - Technology Bridge


The agenda (tentative) will include:

  • Overview of America’s Seed Fund
  • Reverse Pitches from Federal Agency SBIR Representatives
  • Panels & Presentations (Examples of potential panels include - SBIR/STTR Agency specific panels, proposal support resources & programs, entrepreneur success stories, resources available through Texas FAST (Federal and State Technology Partnership) and the UTSA SBDC Technology Commercialization Center, SBIR/STTR grant matching opportunities, proposal tips and strategies, among other potential topics)
  • Opportunity to meet with entrepreneurial support organizations
  • One-on-one scheduled meetings with Federal Agency Representatives, by appointment only. A quad-chart (QC) is required for the meeting.


How To Sign Up for One-on-One Meetings

To sign up for One-on-One Meetings with Agency Representatives, you should first RSVP for the event and then you will receive an email with the link and instructions on how to register for One-on-One meetings with Agency Representatives and how to fill out the required Quad Chart.

UH Technology Bridge
UH Technology Bridge, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Innovation Center, Building 4
Event Cost $50