MIT Enterprise Forum Global Broadcast “Innovation to Commercialization: Using Government Funding to Kick Start Your Start-Up”
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Location: Columbia Basin College: L-102
In a venture's early stages, funding is crucial to accelerate from "great idea" to "great product." Hear from three entrepreneurs who used U.S. government SBIR grants as the building blocks to success.
Also, learn what government agencies, like the NSF, DoD and NIH, look for when awarding Small Business Innovation Research grants.
Learn about entrepreneurial success stories and tips for winning grants at the next Enterprise Forum Global Broadcast!
The panel includes:
- Thomas Allnutt, National Science Foundation
- Milton Chen, VSee
- Ric Fulop MBA '06, A123Systems
- Bruce Gellerman (moderator), National Public Radio
- Christoper Loose PhD '07, Stericoat
To register, contact Alice Ettesvold (509-375-2068) with the following information for each attendee: name, company/organization affiliation, phone number, and e-mail. There is no charge to attend. Please pre-register by Monday, June 2.