Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Funding Opportunities Webinar on May 18

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Funding Opportunities Webinar on May 18

May 04, 2011

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) program managers will present a webinar on DTRA's active research opportunities on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 , 4:00-5:00 pm ET.

DTRA fosters and enables farsighted, high payoff research focused on the unique challenges related to countering the effects of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by advancing the fundamental knowledge and understanding in the sciences, facilitating the transition of basic research to the applied research stakeholders, and complementing Agency applied research efforts with university research capabilities.

DTRA also employs Broad Agency Announcement and Small Business Innovation Research competitive solicitations to invest in applied research and technology development efforts at universities and not-for-profit organizations, national labs and DoD labs, as well as with industry and small businesses.  This webinar will give an overview of these activities.

COST: Free, but registration required at following site:  http://center.ncet2.org/index.php?option=com_joomla_lms&Itemid=53&task=course_guest&id=14.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?: This presentation is online. You need a computer with web access for the visual/audio. Q&A is conducted by a chat box to the presenters. Once registered, you will receive a separate email with the webinar url 24 hours before the start of the webinar.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBINAR?: These webinars are open to anyone interested in how universities and industry can seek funding for their collective efforts. This can include university chief research officers, directors of economic development, corporate business development directors and academic liaisons, university professors and corporate researchers.

WHAT IS THE FORUM?  The National Academies' sponsored University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) and the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) present a Government Research Funding Programs Series.  This May 18th presentation is part of that series and is being sponsored by the DTRA.

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