Delaware SBIR Road Tour

Delaware SBIR Road Tour

Monday, August 20  

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

SBIR Road Tour 

Connect with America's Largest Seed Fund! 

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Join the Delaware Small Business Development Center & the U.S. Small Business Administration for the Delaware Road Tour.

Innovators, Technology Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and Resource Partners from across the Mid-Atlantic region are coming to Delaware to:

  • learn about America’s largest seed fund
  • meet one-on-one with federal funders
  • connect with regional investors
  • share technology and innovation concepts
  • meet business development & technology resource partners
  • increase the chances of winning an SBIR/STTR award


Meet One-On-One with Funding Agencies

Over a dozen federal agencies will be present to discuss funding opportunities and to speak with innovators one-on-one about their research and commercialization concepts.

One-on-one appointments with federal funding agencies are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you indicate during registration that you are interested in the one-on-one sessions with the agency managers, you will be contacted later with instructions on how to sign up.

Event Schedule

7:30 – 8:00 AM: Registration, Networking, Resource Partner Exhibits (Continental Breakfast Served)

8:00 – 12:00 PM: SBIR/STTR Federal Agency Presentations, Panel Sessions, and One-on-One Meetings

12:00 – 2:30 PM: Past Winner and Investor Panels (Lunch Buffet Served)

2:30 – 4:45 PM: Breakout Sessions

4:45 –5:30 PM: Networking

Federal Agency Participation

  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense – Navy
  • Department of the Navy - Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Department of Defense – Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)




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100 David Hollowell Dr.

Newark, DE 19716


Date: August 20, 2018 8am-5pm