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Committee on Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation:

An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program—Phase II

The Assessment of the SBIR and STTR Programs

                                                                                                      December 21, 2016

                                                                                                       The Lecture Room

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC





  9:30 AM           Welcome (view presentation)
                           David Audretsch, Indiana University at Bloomington 


  9:40 AM           Keynote: Fostering high-growth, technology-driven small business in the U.S
                           Mark Walsh, Small Business Administration


  10:00 AM          Report:  SBIR/STTR at the Department of Energy (view presentation)
                            Charles Kolb, Aerodyne Research Inc.


  10:30 AM          Perspectives from the Department of Energy
                            Manny Oliver, Department of Energy


  10:45 AM          Roundtable:  Impact and Lessons from the National Academies Assessments
                           Moderator:  Michael Borrus, XSeed Capital

                                    John Williams, Small Business Administration
                                    Jodi Black, National Institutes of Health 
                                    Barry Johnson, National Science Foundation
                                    Jenn Gustetic, NASA
                                    Kevin Wheeler, Senate Small Business Committee                                   


   Noon               Adjourn