Initial BLUF Needed - Open Folder to Access for Encountering Innovation

We need your Bottom Line / Up Front (Elevator Pitch) for us to share with Federal Primes and Agencies participating in the Encountering Innovation Conference for Technology Transfer and Matchmaking for contracting. All for improving tech commercialization opportunities. Brought to you by the Kansas SBDC and collaborating with multiple states.

America's SBDC Kansas Startup Week Wichita

Welcome to Startup Week Wichita, for technology innovation small businesses. Join tech commercialization opportunities at no cost to you by working with the Small Business Development Centers, America's SBDC Kansas and their tech commercialization program in the Tech Innovation Center. We focus on tech transfer and matchmaking opportunities with federal agencies and prime contractors, such as: DoD, DOE, DHS and NASA as well as small business to small business. Currently we are working closely with Boeing Space and Spirit Aero systems for specific outreach to small businesses. Become a client today. Go to www.kansassbdc.net/tech and join the program, as we assess and prepare you for opportunities.

Why NASA iTech L&L

America's SBDC - Kansas, Tech Innovation Center Lunch & Learn (L&L) presents Maxwell Briggs, Program Executive for NASA iTech. Max will be presenting NASA's iTech program and answering questions for innovators to learn and apply. Technology Innovation. Venture Capital. Space. Innovation.

Brett the FBFO

Brett Scharringhausen, Tech Scout from USCENTCOM, was the first to recommend, lead and mentor Encountering Innovation Conference into the program it is today. From the Kansas SBDC Tech Innovation Center, we thank him for the time he gave us 'for the war fighter' in order that we can assist tech innovators. As Brett said many times, 'I'm just a Farm Boy From Ohio', we gave him his first award, designating him the first FBFO. God bless Brett, one of a kind. To Diane his wife, thank you for loaning your husband to us for the times we were together. Admiringly, Alan Badgley and the Team.

KDOC Advance Mfring Outreach EI2021

Matchmaking for commercialization and contracting opportunities with federal agencies and federal agency primes, prime contractors and other small businesses at the Encountering Innovation 2021 Conference, Sep 13-17. Kansas Department of Commerce is nominating advanced manufacturers to consider the opportunity to attend the virtual conference and meet primes, small businesses, tech innovators and federal agency tech scouts.

Tech Transfer & Matchmaking Roundtable and the Encountering Innovation Conference Platform (7/9/21)

Tech Transfer & Matchmaking Roundtable and the Encountering Innovation Conference Platform (7/9/21)

Encountering Innovation Matchmaking Event 2021

Encountering Innovation Matchmaking Event 2021

Kansas SBDC Tech & Innovation Commercialization Resources

Do you or someone you know have an innovative product that you would like to get to market? Is your business looking to grow and expand through government contracting and/or exporting but don't know where to start? The Kansas SBDC can help! This presentation will provide an overview of tech and innovation resources provided by specialists at the SBDC. Our experts specialize in helping advise & connect people who have innovative ideas to the government or private entities that can use and/or fund those ideas. Our advisors also work with businesses to: -Understand the market for your idea -Walk you through the process of protecting your intellectual property -Help you determine your funding needs -and much more!

Part 7: After the Conference

Part 7: After the Conference

Part 4: The Info Paper

Part 4: The Info Paper

Part 1: Overview of Tech Collision and the Encountering Innovation Conference

Part 1: Overview of Tech Collision and the Encountering Innovation Conference

SBIR & the Office of Naval Research Rapid Innovation Fund (9/24/20)

The Rapid Innovation Fund provides a collaborative vehicle for small businesses to provide the department with innovative technologies that can be rapidly inserted into acquisition programs that meet specific defense needs. RIF is administered by the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E)) Small Business and Technology Partnerships (SBTP). While it is not stipulated that funds must support SBIR recipients, RIF is a great program to complement SBIR. Unfortunately, RIF was not funded in FY 20, however, there are many advocates pushing for funding in subsequent years.

Understanding Contracting Mechanisms for Commercialization of SBIR (9/28/20)

Laurie Moncrieff will brief the team on understanding agile acquisition contracts available to companies following SBIR phase I & II as well as providing a plan-ahead for future work with the Kansas SBDC.

Kansas PTAC, SBIR, and Encountering Innovation (9/11/20)

Kansas PTAC, SBIR, and Encountering Innovation (9/11/20)

Creating Opportunity Through SBIR (8/28/20)

Becky Airstrup, BBCetc Managing Partner & Co-owner of SHARPhub, discusses advancing life science technologies with non-dilutive federal funding and how SHARPhub can help.

Creating Opportunity Through SBIR (8/7/20)

This week’s topic is “If a picture is worth 1000 words, how much is a demonstration worth?: Tech Warrior Enterprise (TWE) Demos".

Intellectual Property for Business (8/14/20)

Laurie Moncrieff, Executive Director, Restructuring Skills through Innovation & Technology (ReSET) will educate on the importance of Intellectual Property for small businesses who participate in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs and assist in understanding intellectual property (IP). Laurie was formerly the Executive Director of DEFENSEWERX where the focus was to accelerate the process of getting technologies into the Department of Defense through connecting small businesses with DoD opportunities. She will further direct the audience to existing resources that can be used to properly guide small businesses.

Creating Opportunity Through SBIR (7/31/20)

Join the Kansas SBDC Tech Innovation Center in the multistate Regional invitational to understand how participation in Encountering Innovation Conference can better prepare you for the SBIR / STTR Grant Funding Opportunities. The SBIR / STTR training will include Encountering Innovation Conference updates for prospective and participating innovators.

What Makes a Great Tech or Innovation Company Founder (2/26/21)

What Makes a Great Tech or Innovation Company Founder (2/26/21)

Mike Shirley - FTI Presentation (2/9/21)

Mike Shirley - FTI Presentation (2/9/21)

How to do Business with NASA (3/12/21)

How to do Business with NASA (3/12/21)

EI22 1min 20 sec + 2 min Bonus

Invitation to Encountering Innovation Conference to include Tech Transfer Opportunities for Tech Innovators for DoD Tech Scouts and for Matchmaking with Advanced Manufacturers / Small Businesses for Federal Agency Prime Contractors. Networking throughout the 4-Day In-Person Conference and Online Hybrid Event. Contracting, Collaborating, Private Pitch Sessions and Private Matchmaking Sessions. Receive List of All Companies and Company Capabilities for all Participants. Receive No Cost Training and Advising by qualified Small Business Development Center Team. Conference participation has a cost, has collected by host, Johnson County Community College - Kansas Small Business Development Center.

Tech Transfer with NASA iTech

Sept. 24, 2021 Lunch & Learn with Maxwell Briggs from the NASA iTech Program

How to Get the Most out of the Encountering Innovation Conference

 

Why NASA iTech L&L

America's SBDC - Kansas, Tech Innovation Center Lunch & Learn (L&L) presents Maxwell Briggs, Program Executive for NASA iTech. Max will be presenting NASA's iTech program and answering questions for innovators to learn and apply. Technology Innovation. Venture Capital. Space. Innovation.

Encountering Innovation: Matchmaking - Commercialization is the Destination (8/6/21)

Encountering Innovation: Matchmaking - Commercialization is the Destination (8/6/21)

EI2021 Outreach for 2017 2020 Clients

Attention Previous Encountering Innovation Pitch and Poster Board Tech Innovators for opportunity to meet with Federal Agency Primes and other Small Businesses for Commercialization and Contract Opportunities. Virtual Conference is Sep 13-17.

Traversing the Acquisition Gauntlet: SBIR, STTR

Traversing the Acquisition Gauntlet: SBIR, STTR

Who's Who in Space

Who's Who in Space

Part 2: The Quad Chart

Part 2: The Quad Chart

Part 5: The Pitch

Part 5: The Pitch

Part 6: The Point of Contact

Part 6: The Point of Contact

Part 3: The BLUF

Part 3: The BLUF

Part 5: The Pitch

Part 5: The Pitch

SBIR Phase III Program for Businesses (9/8/20)

Phase III efforts include products, services, Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) or any combination thereof, including testing and evaluation of products, services or technologies for use in technical or weapon systems. Phase III refers to work that derives from, extends, or completes an effort made under prior SBIR/STTR funding agreements, but is funded by sources other than the SBIR/STTR program.

SBIR Phase III Program for Businesses (9/8/20)

Phase III efforts include products, services, Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) or any combination thereof, including testing and evaluation of products, services or technologies for use in technical or weapon systems. Phase III refers to work that derives from, extends, or completes an effort made under prior SBIR/STTR funding agreements, but is funded by sources other than the SBIR/STTR program.

Air Force SBIR Contracting with Winning Example (8/21/20)

Air Force SBIR Contracting with Winning Example (8/21/20)

Creating Opportunity Through SBIR (8/14/20)

Join the Kansas SBDC Tech Innovation Center in the multistate Regional invitational to understand how participation in Encountering Innovation Conference can better prepare you for the SBIR / STTR Grant Funding Opportunities.

Creating Opportunity Through SBIR (7/24/20)

The SBIR / STTR training will include Encountering Innovation Conference updates for prospective and participating innovators.

Agriculture Innovation (1/29/21)

Agriculture Innovation (1/29/21)

Frontier Technology, Inc : Beyond SBIR Phase II (3/19/21)

Frontier Technology, Inc : Beyond SBIR Phase II (3/19/21)

Commercialization for Alternative Markets (3/5/21)

Commercialization for Alternative Markets (3/5/21)

Matchmaking

(for Govt Contracting with Primes, etc.)