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August 04,2022 : 06:00PM to 08:30PM
Networking@Rev: Hardware Demo Day
314 E State Street, Ithaca, NY
Join us to celebrate the progress made this summer by the Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Prototyping Hardware Accelerator, ClimateTech Prototyping Hardware Accelerator, and AgTech Prototyping Hardware Accelerator cohorts!
Over the past 11 weeks, these 17 teams have gone on a deep dive into entrepreneurship to test if their product ideas are commercially desirable, technologically viable, and economically feasible. Attend Demo Day to enjoy complimentary local refreshments, connect with Ithaca's startups, and observe teams' business pitches and prototype demonstrations — innovative ideas from indoor growing hubs to heart damage detection implants. All are welcome, and admission is free.
August 16,2022 : 12:00PM to 01:30PM
SBIR/STTR Workshop: Application Process & Funding Options for Startups
Tuesday, August 16 (12:00 – 1:30 pm ET) – ETEC Building, University at Albany
Wondering how to secure non-dilutive funding to take your startup to the next level?
Join Innovate 518, Cornell University's Center for Regional Economic Advancement, and Kirk Macolini, President of InteliSpark, LLC for this workshop providing insights into the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) application process.
During the workshop, Macolini will share an overview of the SBIR/STTR programs, discuss eligibility requirements, and tell you how to use SBIR/STTR to enhance your company's value. He'll also answer questions regarding:
- Writing and submitting a successful SBIR/STTR proposal
- Locating additional non-dilutive funding sources
- Applying to the SBIR/STTR Assistance Program, which can help eligible companies, based in upstate New York, hire a qualified grant writing consultant to help them develop a proposal
The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the ETEC building on the main campus of University at Albany.