Workshops, Conferences, and SBIR Connect

SBIR Connect at Lexington and Louisville

Connect with others at the free monthly SBIR Connect events. Whether you're near Lexington or Louisville, someone who is new to SBIR/STTR or an experienced awardee, join us at SBIR Connect each month. Share your SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer Research) experiences, and learn tips on winning SBIR/STTR grants.

SBIR Connect events are free and are from 4:00-6:00 PM twice a month:
  * SBIR Connect-Lexington: second Tuesday at Village Host, 431 Old Vine Street in Lexington.
  * SBIR Connect-Louisville: second Thursday at I-Hub, 204 South Floyd Street in Louisville.

Meeting topics and additional details are available from Dr. Mahendra Jain.

KSEF Workshops and Conferences

2014 October - Kentucky SBIR/STTR 
Phase I Workshop, NIH Focus
with Lisa Kurek

            2014 September - Tenth Annual KIEC: 
The Kentucky Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship Conference

2014 April - Kentucky SBIR/STTR 
Annual Conference with
Federal Program Officers

  2014 January - Kentucky SBIR/STTR 
Phase II Workshop, General Focus 
with Jim Greenwood

2013 October - Kentucky SBIR/STTR 
Phase I Workshop, General Focus 
with Jim Greenwood

  2013 August - Ninth Annual KIEC:
The Kentucky Innovation and
Entrepreneurship Conference

2013 June - Kentucky SBIR/STTR 
Phase I Workshop, NIH Focus 
with Lisa Kurek
  2012 September - Kentucky 
SBIR/STTR Seminars with 
Bob Berger and Mahendra Jain

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KIEC 2014:
The Tenth Annual
Kentucky Innovation and
Entrepreneurship Conference

KSEF Event Speakers

Lisa Kurek - Workshop Speaker

Workshop SpeakerMs. Lisa Kurek is Managing Partner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting LLC.


Jim Greenwood - Workshop Speaker

Workshop SpeakerMr. Jim Greenwood has been active in SBIR since the program's inception.


Robert Berger - Workshop Speaker

Workshop SpeakerRobert Berger, PhD, is uniquely qualified to advise companies on how to prepare winning SBIR/STTR proposals.


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