2018 Beyond Phase II/Mentor Protege Training Week

The Department of Defense (DOD) Office of Small Business Programs will host the 2018 Beyond Phase II / Mentor Protégé Training Week (BPIIMPTW18), August 14-16, in Orlando, Florida. This collaborative event will impart unique insights and opportunities to help small businesses advance their ability to innovate and transition solutions to meet existing and emerging DOD capability needs via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.



  • Small Businesses
  • Academic Institutions
  • Small Business Development Centers / Support Organizations
  • Large Prime Contractors
  • Federal Government SBIR/STTR Program Managers and Support Staff
  • Rapid Innovation Fund Program Managers and Support Staff
  • DOD Mentor-Protégé Program Mentors and Protégés
  • DOD Mentor-Protégé Program Managers and Support Staff
  • DOD Mentor-Protégé Program industry Partners e.g., Procurement Technical Assistance Centers and Historically Black Colleges and Universities


  • Get informed and inspired by a roster of accomplished presenters in both plenary and smaller breakout sessions
  • Network with government program and large prime contractor personnel
  • Meet potential mentors and explore new SBIR program initiatives to develop and commercialize technology solutions
  • Participate in scheduled matchmaking sessions and benefit from focused time with key government and industry personnel who support the DoD SBIR, STTR, Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) and Mentor-Protégé programs
  • Showcase your innovative capabilities to other BPIIMPTW18 attendees in the Exhibition Hall

ARE YOU READY TO COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND TRANSITION FOR SUCCESS? If so, visit the event website at http://eventdex.com/bpii-mptw18 and REGISTER TODAY!

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, DOD & Military, Dept of State, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Federal Government

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018, 8:00am - 5:30pm

Exhibit Dates
Tue-Thu, Aug 14-16, 2018

The Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
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