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NWBC at the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference: New England Regional Summit

September 29, 2016

Event Date: 
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 8:00pm

The NWBC is pleased to be a part of the 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference: New England Summit from October 5-6, 2016.

This year, the conference - a convening for critical learning and engagement for technology innovators, entrepreneurs, policy leaders, and other stakeholders, will have its New England Summit take place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Hosted by MIT Connection Science and the United States Government, this year's Summit is spearheaded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)'s Office of Investment and Innovation (OII), in collaboration with National Women's Business Council (NWBC) Member Teresa Nelson, and various other stakeholders. 

Be sure to check out our Executive Director, Esther Morales who will be facilitating a panel and fireside chat entitled, "It's All of our Business: Succeeding as a Woman in STEM." This will be an opportunity to learn from women business owners in STEM who have taken advantage of multiple opportunities to maximize their success and to support other entrepreneurial journeys. 

For more information on this year's conference and the New England Summit, visit: http://www.sbirroadtour.com/boston/

 

ABOUT THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION'S SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH (SBIR) & SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER (STTR) PROGRAM

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program soften the barriers to accessing capital, and through connecting small businesses with key institutions and organizations within state and regional Innovation Ecosystems, technologists can more quickly and efficiently diffuse their innovations. They also foster and encourage participation from women-owned and underrepresented persons. For more information visit https://www.sbir.gov/.  

ABOUT THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.  Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. For more information visit https://www.sba.gov/

ABOUT THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL (NWBC)

 The National Women’s Business Council is a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the U.S. Small Business Administration, Congress and the White House on issues of impact and importance to women business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs. For more information visit https://www.nwbc.gov/

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