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First-ever Orange County/Inland Empire SBIR Road Tour Helps OC Innovators Navigate Process and Resources

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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The first-ever Orange County/Inland Empire SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Road Tour at UCI’s Innovation Cove was a success, offering recommendations from panelists on topics from intellectual property to advancing medical and health innovation.

Panels featured at the SBIR Road Tour can be accessed through YouTube. Also available are the full agenda, and resources and slides from all of the presentations here.

Be sure to attend SBIR’s Proposal Writing Workshop with Bob Berger on Dec. 15 at UCI Applied Innovation. More details to come soon.

For more information, contact UCI Applied Innovation at 949-824-2683 or

For more information on the startup ecosystem in Irvine, contact Linda DiMario.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.

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