SBIR/STTR Events Calendar

Navy Forum The 2017 Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition
April 3-5, 2017
Gaylord Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
Now in its seventeenth year, the Forum has been a long-standing venue for connecting SBIR/STTR-funded technologies with warfighters, government acquisition and technical personnel, large primes, system integrators, and other potential partners/collaborators.

The event listings below are for convenience only and does not constitute endorsement by the Navy SBIR/STTR Program.

Event titles with indicate Navy SBIR participation.

Mar 12 - 15
AUTM 2017 Annual MeetingHollywood
Attend the 2017 Annual Meeting and you’ll learn why AUTM is the gold standard for professional development in technology transfer. Your opportunity to network with industry, investors, and nearly every academic research institution in the world in one location is here. Gain more knowledge, build stronger relationships and bringing greater value to your office. If you are responsible for marketing, valuation, protecting, licensing or negotiating university intellectual property, or, you are searching for intellectual property to license, we look forward to seeing you in Hollywood, Florida, March 12 – 15, 2017.
Contact: info - annualmeeting@autm.net847-686-2244
Apr 3 - 5
Sea-Air-Space 2017 - International Maritime ExpositionNational Harbor (DC Area)
Sea-Air-Space 2017 will take place at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD April 3-5 2017.

The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition brings the U.S. defense industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies and key military decision makers together for an annual innovative, educational, professional and maritime based event.

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. The Sea-Air-Space Exposition will continue to support the mission of the Navy League and lead the way as “THE” Exposition to attend each year to display the most current information and technology relevant to maritime policy.

Contact: Info - lclick@navyleague.orgn/a
Apr 3 - 5
2017 Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR TransitionNational Harbor (DC Area)
Now in its seventeenth year, the Forum has been a long-standing venue for connecting SBIR/STTR-funded technologies with warfighters, government acquisition and technical personnel, large primes, system integrators, and other potential partners/collaborators.

Registration is now open and complete information is available on the FST web site at

Contact: n/a - n/an/a
Apr 25 - 27
Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) National MeetingSan Antonio
From April 25 – 27, 2017, the FLC and the technology transfer (T2) community are heading to downtown San Antonio, Texas, for the FLC national meeting! Each year, this national meeting offers attendees the opportunity to expand their T2 knowledge, showcase their award-winning technologies, network with industry, and strategize new ways to streamline the T2 process.

This year’s meeting theme centers on our nation’s continued focus to move federal research and development out of the lab and into the marketplace by strengthening relationships with the private sector and embracing newly discovered technologies.

Contact: FLC Support - flcmso@federallabs.org856-667-7727
May 14 - 17
TechConnect World Innovation ConferenceWashington
Join us in Washington D.C. as the TechConnect World Innovation Conference co-locates with the largest global innovation program in physical and life sciences. The joint programs include the Nanotech 2017 Conference, the National Innovation Summit and the National SBIR/STTR Conference.
Contact: Sarah Wenning - wenning@techconnect.orgn/a
May 15 - 17
Spring National SBIR 2017 ConferenceWashington
This year's Spring National SBIR conference is Collocated with TechConnect World, and the National Innovation Summit.

The National SBIR Conference provides key information and contacts for small businesses Competing for SBIR/STTR contracts and grants totaling over $2B Annually.

Meet one-on-one with SBIR program managers and corporate partners focused on Accelerating Commercialization of American Innovation!

Contact: info - wenning@techconnect.orgn/a
Aug 22 - 23
Navy Gold CoastSan Diego
Navy Gold Coast provides a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with government, primarily the DoD. This event will offer motivating speakers, break-out sessions, and over 250 industry and government exhibitors. There will also be opportunities for networking.
Contact: n/a - events@sandiegositepros.com619-584-4738.
Oct 3 - 5
SBIR/STTR Innovation SummitTampa
The SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit is similar to the National SBIR Conferences in that it is supported by most of the SBIR/STTR agencies. This means you have the opportunity to learn directly from many of the SBIR program managers, and can schedule 1 on 1 meetings with them (subject to availability).

This event is also a great place to network with primes, universities and other small businesses.

Contact: info - 697-8849
Oct 3 - 5
Defense Energy Innovation Summit & ShowcaseTampa
Join the global community of business, government, military and development leaders addressing the military's innovation needs.

Attendees range from DOD and military leadership, corporate and technology executives, project finance investors, technology developers, members of the media and implementers across all sectors of the traditional energy, cyber, medical, materials & defense system communities.

Contact: Info - 697-8849
Oct 14 - 17
LES 2017 Annual MeetingBoston
Save the Date for the 2017 Licensing Executives Society (LES) Annual Meeting held October 14-17 in Boston, MA!
Contact: n/a - n/an/a

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