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SBIR Road Tour

Friday, July 26, 2019

Seeding America's Future Innovations (TM)
Friday, August 16th, 7:15 AM - 3:45 PM

Attention:  Small Technology Firms, Technology Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Researchers
The SBA SBIR Road Tour is coming to Colorado for the first time this year, and is stopping in Boulder.

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach to provide technology funding opportunity through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  Together these programs represent $2.5 billion in early-stage funding.
This is an exciting opportunity for attendees to gain an in-depth understanding of agency technology funding priorities, listen in on engaging panel sessions, meet one-on-one with program managers from 25 federal agencies and connect with local assistance; e.g.,  DHS, DOE, NASA,NIH, NOAA, USDA, USPTO and more.

Click here for agenda highlights, location, contact information and registration ($69/person):  http://bit.ly/2SDFLct.

             

R&D Tax Credit Program

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

TechSource is putting on a free, statewide webinar:
´╗┐How R&D Credits Could Benefit Your Business
June 18, 10AM - 11AM

  • The R&D tax credit program reimburses up to 10 percent of your Research & Development expenses.  Learn how to maximize your refund!
  • Presented by Thierry Lepoutre, President, Boostr Consulting, LLC
    Thierry has over 20 years experience providing consulting services to help innovative companies successfully claim R& D tax credits and obtain refunds from the government.

Download the PDF here.
RSVP: 
bit.ly/r-dcredit

Cyber Security Summit

Thursday, October 04, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 October is Crime Awareness Month -- What a good opportunity to think about the protection and safety of your business, employees and customers!

 The Cyber Security Summit is all day, Friday, October 26th
 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM - Summit
 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Happy Hour

 Pinery at the Hill | 775 W. Bijou St. | Colorado Springs  80905
 Cost:  $20/person ($300/exhibitor)

The Summit will include a full day of workshops and takeaways to immediately implement in your business, two keynote speakers, access to cyber security consultants for free on-on-one consulting throughout the day, and Cyber for Small Business exhibitors. Your registration also includes a continental breakfast, plated lunch and happy hour hors d’oeuvres.

 Learn more and register:  www.pikespeaksbdc.org/summit 
 Download the announcement here...

Innovation & Opportunity Conference

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

SEED  | CONNECT | GROW
November 7-8, 2018
Aurora, Colorado Hyatt Regency Event Center

HOSTED BY:
                  

The inaugural Innovation and Opportunity Conference: Advancing Aerospace and Defense brings together NASA experts, small businesses, startups, research institutions and large businesses/prime contractors for a technology and commercialization event. The Innovation and Opportunity Conference (IOC) provides opportunities for companies at every stage of maturity, from those just starting out with a great idea, to experienced innovators looking to expand and actively participate in tomorrow's aerospace and defense.

  •  Hear about NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs
  •  Interact directly with NASA experts and learn how to participate
  •  Learn about large businesses’ advanced development/research development priorities and connect with their teams on possible collaborations
  •  Participate in multiple opportunities to connect with federal agencies and primes, including two days of matchmaking and one-on-one meetings
  •  Meet representatives from the entire innovation ecosystem, including SBIR, STTR, labs, academia, and industry experts
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
    https://www.innovation-opportunity-conference.com

    See Aurora TV News Weekly story here:  Aurora to Host 1st Innovation & Opportunity Conference (at 12:17)

    SPONSORED BY:

                     

    Cyber CYA!

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    The Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center, the
    City of Aurora's IT Department and the Aurora Chamber present:
    Cyber CYA!  (Cover Your Assets)

    WHAT: The Colorado SBDC TechSource and Cyber Security program features topics to assist small- and medium-sized businesses with their technology needs.

    WHEN: Tuesday, July 31st | 12:45-5:45 PM | FREE (registration required)

    WHERE: Aurora Municipal Center | 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. | Aurora Conference Room (1st floor)

    Session 1: Cyber Security Simplified: What Your Small Business Needs to Know
    Rodney Gullate Jr., Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified IT Professional, Owner of Firma IT Solutions and Services (bio)

    You may think cyber-attacks only happen to the corporate giants. But as a small business owner, you are actually more at risk than all of them!  Understand how your small business may be at risk and what you can do to protect your customers and your assets.

    Session 2: Protecting Your Business and Customers
    Jennifer Kurtz, Owner of Conundrum Consulting; Author, “Hacking Wireless Access Points:  Cracking, Tracking and Signal Jacking”, and Cyber Program Director for Manufacurer's Edge (bio)

    The good news is that protecting your data does not have to be complicated or expensive. Learn how to protect your customers, your business and employee data inexpensively.

    Session 3: Speed Consulting with presenters (refreshments will be served)

    There is no charge, but pre-registration is required.  Register here...

    Download the announcement as a PDF here...