The Micro-enterprise Inventors Program of Oregon (MIPO) and the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDC) will host the SBIR/STTR 2012 National Conference: Crack the Code an event that welcomes entrepreneurs, businesses, government agencies, innovators, universities, and community partners to Portland, Oregon.

SBIR/STTR are competitive federal government grant programs that fund small businesses to develop innovative, high-risk technologies with the goal of increasing private sector commercialization into the marketplace.
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Susan Ashe and Gary Mallon

Booth T9
Spokane County, Washington State

We want to fund your Health Sciences Research in Spokane County Washington!


1)Innovative research by SBIR/STTR-granted small businesses to expedite commercialization and spur job growth.

•Provide Matching Funds for SBIR and STTR Phase 1 and Phase 2 Grants, or Other Competitive Grants, such as those from the Gates Foundation and Other Funders.

•Provide Matching Funds for Grants from Established Proof of Concept Funders, such as Innovate Washington, or Externally or Peer-Reviewed Funding.

2) Invest in human capital to accelerate Spokane’s health sciences by funding recruitment packages, endowed chairs, or other means.

• Research Faculty.

• Faculty-specific Recruitments..

• Faculty Funding.

3) Research that advances Spokane as a National leader in healthy delivery research.