2022 America's Seed Fund Week: Calling all innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs!
by SBA: Small Business Administration
2022 America's Seed Fund Week was a virtual, collaborative outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies and the organizations that support them to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which provide over $4 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas. 2022 America's Seed Fund Week provided attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from the participating federal agency program managers that administer over 7,000 new awards annually and to engage with program decision-makers.
Register for the 2022 America's Seed Fund Week (July 18 - July 22), a series of free virtual events connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country's largest source of early-stage funding - America's Seed Fund, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Eleven Federal departments invest over $4 billion through 7,000 new awards to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas. Hear directly from these decision makers and connect with your local entrepreneur ecosystem builders through daily events. The week culminates in a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the SBIR program with the Tibbetts Awards recognizing outstanding small businesses and support organizations.
The SBA is committed to building an inclusive innovation ecosystem to ensure entrepreneurs from communities that have historically been underrepresented can fully participate in next generation research and development.
If you're an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don't miss this opportunity!