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Thursday, June 06, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Overview of SBIR/STTR grants to fund a startup

Want to fund your new startup?…But don’t know where to begin?

If you need funding for your new high-tech business, this presentation is for you!

An Overview of the SBIR/STTR Grants
Speaker: Marcene S. Sonneborn, Professor of Practice, iSchool, Syracuse University and President, Innovation Management Consulting, Inc.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
10:00 AM — Weill Hall 226

Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) seminar series kickoff

About the speaker:
Marcene S. Sonneborn 

Marcene Sonneborn is a business development and management consultant, working in innovation and technology, creativity and strategic planning. She provides technical and business assistance to clients in new product development, R&D and commercialization, new concept marketing, and new ventures. She presents talks on emerging technologies and foresight for local groups including manufacturers and corporations primarily in New York State, and educational institutions throughout the northeast. Marcie enjoys following emerging technologies and projections of where they may lead, but now it looks to her as if everything leads to IT and informatics!

As a Professor of Practice, on contract, Marcie is the Regional Innovation and SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Specialist for the Central New York Technology Development Organization (TDO). She operates the Central New York SBIR Outreach Program, which covers a 19-county region, including Central NY, the Southern Tier, and North Country. SBIR federal awards fund early stage high-risk technology development, from which Marcie’s clients have received over $200 million over the last 20 years, from eleven federal agencies. In 1997 Marcie was a recipient of a Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, given for economic impact from technological innovation through SBIR awards.

Marcie has published articles in national and international journals about technology management and business development. She likes to teach courses that focus on individual, entrepreneurial, and enterprise development, including IDS 401What's the Big Idea and the IDS Minor courses. Marcie is always looking for new opportunities to apply new ideas leading to value creation.

Free event, but RSVP requested at:
Marla Coppolino  |  |  607.254.6541

Brought to you by Center for Advanced Technology, and The Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences

Weill Hall 226
RSVP please
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