Wednesday, October 26
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
W1 The Power of the Innovation Highway R&D Investments to Revolutionize the American Business Landscape
Today’s business owners are vital to the U.S innovation ecosystem and the federal government stands ready to equip minority innovators with the tools needed to advance our nation’s commercialization success.
From the national network of more than 300 federal laboratories that offer technology transfer consulting to the over 2 billion dollars of annual funding to support your innovative spirits, the federal government is eager to lead minority-owned businesses into the next era of innovation.
Learn how leverage and navigate the Federal Government’s technology transfer programs and revolutionize your industry.
Dr. Mojdeh Bajar
Assistant Administrator Office of Technology
Transfer at Agricultural Research Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Executive Director The Center for Urban
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED)
Chief Executive Officer
Biojam Industrial Research
and Development Global, Inc.
Senior Integration Policy Specialist
Office at National Institute of Standards and
Technology U.S. Department of Commerce