The Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a two-day federal funding opportunities event featuring Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant programs and National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) contracting program. Open to small businesses, research and development, and innovation companies looking for funding outside of the usual venues, the program will feature presentations, one-on-one meetings and networking opportunities.
The event will feature speakers from SBIR agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy. NSTXL will provide contracting opportunities with Department of Defense (DoD) technology scouts. One-on-one meetings and a networking reception will also be held.
WHEN: November 4-5, 2019 Day one: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Day two: 8 a.m. to 12 noon
WHERE: Foreign Trade Zone 9 521 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu On-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Private/public paid parking lots are available across the street.
DETAILS: The event is being held in partnership with NSTXL, the University of Hawaii, SBDC,and the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. It is priced at $110 and scholarships are available for neighbor island companies.
To register, visit 2019sbir.eventbrite.com.
About Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) HTDC is a state agency, attached to the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). HTDC’s mission is to facilitate the development and growth of Hawaii’s high technology industry. HTDC is providing capital, building infrastructure and developing talent to foster innovation and diversify Hawaii’s economy. HTDC’s 80/80 Initiative is to create 80,000 new tech and innovation jobs that will provide high paying jobs for Hawaii residents. For more information, visit www.htdc.org.
About the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) DBEDT is Hawaii’s resource center for economic and statistical data, business development opportunities, energy and conservation information, and foreign trade advantages. DBEDT’s mission is to achieve a Hawaii economy that embraces innovation and is globally competitive, dynamic and productive, providing opportunities for all Hawaii’s citizens. Through its attached agencies, the department fosters planned community development, creates affordable workforce housing units in high-quality living environments, and promotes innovation sector job growth. Visit dbedt.hawaii.gov.