Tuesday, September 12, 2017
All Day Event

The Cove @ UCI
5141 California Ave. Ste. 200
Irvine, CA 92617

The Orange County/Inland Empire stop on the 2017 SBIR Road Tour is coming to UCI Applied Innovation @ the Cove on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to show how to access and optimize non-dilutive funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Attendees will improve their chances for Phase I and follow-on funding!

Program managers from federal agencies representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding will participate in this one day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and the regional innovation ecosystem.

This is a full day event, with check-in starting at 7:30 AM and a networking reception concluding at 6:00 PM.

If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, looking to apply for the first time or an existing recipient, you won’t want to miss this chance to meet one-on-one with representatives from these federal agencies:


Tickets and Registration

Early Bird General Admission: $45 (Register before August 11, 2017)

General Admission: $55

Student Admission: $25 (with valid ID)

At the Door: $65

Please register here by September 7, 2017.

*Early Bird registration is encouraged as spaces are limited.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Please download the Sponsors and Exhibitors packet to find full details on potential opportunities.

For more information or inquiries on opportunities, please email Grace Han at grace.han@uci.edu.


Parking and Shuttling

Event parking will be located in Lot 82 where shuttles will transport attendees to and from the Cove at UCI Applied Innovation. Enter “Lot 82, Irvine, CA” into your GPS to navigate directly to Lot 82.

Please download a full map with the parking and shuttling location.



For general further information or questions regarding this event, please email SBIRRoadTour@uci.edu.

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