Energetics in Silver Spring

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Join the Energetics Technology Center in White Oak for an opportunity to pitch on the Startup Maryland Pitch Bus and learn about technology transfer, licensing, and other collaborative opportunities at local federal laboratories.

Pitch coaching will be available for interested entrepreneurs. Please contact Katie Seely-Gant (kseelygant@etcmd.com) if you are interested in attending the pitch coaching session.

Food and refreshments will be available throughout the event (starting at 12:30).


11:00am Pitch coaching for entrepreneurs

12:30pm Startup Pitch Bus arrives at TechFire®; 
entrepreneurs who are pitching will be given order of taping

12:35pm Welcome Remarks – Robert Kavetsky, CEO, Energetics Technology Center

12:40pm Practice Pitches

1:00pm Federal Laboratory Technology Transfer Presentations

  1. U.S. Army Research Laboratory – Thomas Mulkern, Chief, Technology Transfer and Outreach 

  2. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service – Dr. Robert Griesbach, Deputy Assistant Administrator, USDA/ARS, Office of Technology Transfer

  3. U.S Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division – Dr. Joseph Teter, Director, Office of Technology Transfer

1:45pm Lunch and Networking Break

2:30pm Adjourn

Visit these sites for more information:

Energetics Technology Center:  http://www.etcmd.com/

TechFire® incubator:  http://www.techfirenetwork.com/

Startup Maryland organization: http://startupmd.org

Date: October 17, 2017

Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 PM

Address: 10000 New Hampshire Ave Building Two, silver spring, md

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