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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Larta Institute 

Booth T17
Los Angeles, CA
Larta Institute (www.Larta.org) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to helping SBIR/STTR grantees and global innovators navigate their commercialization challenges. Our expert mentors and global industry and investor networks provide innovators market insight and tools to drive market entry. Since 1993, we have assisted 3,000+ entrepreneurs in raising $1.5 billion.