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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with USDA
Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program manager, Melinda Coffman.
BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting LLC is hosting “From the Sources’ Mouth” at 10-11 a.m. CDT on Thursday, August 18.
USDA supports high-quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits. Topics include forests and animal production and protection; Food Science and Nutrition; Rural Development; Aquaculture; Biofuels and Biobased Products; Small and Mid-Size Farms; Plant Production and Protection/Engineering; Plant Production and Protection/Biology.
Join this 1-hour overview of the USDA SBIR program and learn, from the source, what’s needed to submit a successful proposal to USDA.
The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more.
Known as America’s Seed Fund, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has helped startups and small businesses transform their ideas into marketable products and services. NSF focuses on high-risk, high-impact technologies — those that show promise but whose success hasn’t yet been validated — and annually awards $200 million in funding to entrepreneurs.