VT EPSCoR Travel Award for Entrepreneurs

VT EPSCoR (Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) is offering travel awards to Vermont entrepreneurs who wish to attend the 2018 SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Road Tour at one of the New England locations between August 20-24, 2018. For more information about the 2018 SBIR Road Tour, please visit: http://www.sbirroadtour.com. For the location for each date, please visit: http://www.sbirroadtour.com/dates.php
The VT EPSCoR Travel Award for Entrepreneurs includes funding for registration for one of the 2018 SBIR Road Tour dates in New England as well as travel expenses up to a maximum of $500. Reimbursement is contingent upon the submission of allowable expenses with original receipts to VT EPSCoR. 
The deadline for applications is Friday, June 22, 2018 and awardees will be notified on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants should have plans for a project that could lead to an SBIR/STTR award.
  • Applicants who have not previously received a VT EPSCoR travel award will be given priority.
  • The cohort of awardees (up to 2) will be selected so that diverse fields of study (i.e. agriculture, medicine, engineering, etc.) are represented.

Click here to start the application: http://uvm.edu/epscor/redir/travel