With a budget of over $1 billion annually, the Department of Defense (DoD) has the largest SBIR/STTR program of any agency, with unmatched potential for follow-on contracting.  While all Department of Defense priorities serve warfighter requirements, the diversity of technical needs presents opportunities for nearly every capable, innovative company.  Join us online, Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 2-3:00 pm to learn more.  There is no charge to attend, but participants must register at to obtain the webinar link. 

Participants will learn about the important differences among the dozen participating DoD components and how to best approach them, do background research to gain important advantages, and the critical importance of “Dual Use” strategies.  Most importantly, you will learn how key partnerships, with universities, prime contractors, and DoD labs, can enhance your capabilities and credibility to become much more successful.

Ray Friesenhahn will present this program.  He is the SBIR and Technology Transition Manager for TechLink and Advanced Technology Scout for MilTech based at Montana State University.  Both of these organizations are DoD Partnership Intermediaries.  Under Ray’s leadership, TechLink’s SBIR programs have served companies in more than 20 states, helping with effective commercialization/transition, while promoting strategic partnerships with universities, prime contractors and DoD laboratories. 

SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. For further information, contact Kelly Haigler Cornish at (307) 766-2904. 


Wyoming SBDC Network is a business consulting group consisting of the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Market Research Center, and Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative. Our mission is to help Wyoming entrepreneurs succeed.Consulting and most market research services are free of charge to Wyoming residents.The Wyoming SBDC Network is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.Additional support is provided by the Wyoming Business Council, and the University of Wyoming.  

Tuesday, December 12, 2017; 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wyoming Small Business Development Center
Kelly Haigler Cornish, Phone: 3077662904

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