Is your business seeking international growth, collaborators for R&D projects, technology licensing or strategic alliances?
You’ll discover these opportunities and more on a technology partnering mission to
May 15-18th, 2011
’s economic development agencies and university tech transfer offices visited
in August 2010 to promote business between companies and researchers in
. This return mission, hosted by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, provides you an exclusive opportunity to meet technology businesses from
and tour world-class research facilities. The mission will be customized to the interests of participants– so register early for your chance to shape the itinerary.
’s small and medium-sized technology companies and facilities devoted to research and commercialization are a good fit with
’s research strengths and emerging tech companies. Check out www.missouripartnership.com to learn more. Areas of particular opportunity include:
- Micro- and nano-scale research & fabrication
- Life sciences
- Agri-business and Ag-biotech
Potential visits and meetings include:
The Center for Nanoscience at
University of Missouri St.
Washington University Human Genome Center
Kereos – targeted therapeutics and molecular imaging
Mediomics – biosensors & biomarkers
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
– research in biofuels, ag-biotech
Monsanto – multi-national ag-biotech corporation
Sunday, May 15th Arrive St. Louis, welcome reception & overview presentations
Monday, May 16th
and meetings in
for networking dinner
Tuesday, May 17th
and meetings in
Travel to KC for late afternoon meeting, networking dinner
Wednesday, May 18th
and meetings in KC
companies will be responsible for their own air travel and accommodation. There is no cost to participate in the mission and on-the-ground/inter-city transportation, many meals and networking events will be provided by the hosts in
For more information or to register for the mission, please contact:
David Freeman, Trade Commissioner Service Edmonton Regional Office
Expressions of interest by March 15th
Extend your international business experience in
: Attend Futurallia 2011 May 18-20th
Futurallia 2011 is a business match-making forum that will bring more than 800 small to medium sized businesses from more than 30 countries to
Kansas City, Missouri
May 18-20, 2011
. Meet with up to 16 potential trade/strategic partners over two days through a series of short (30 minute), pre-arranged, meetings, plus network with dozens of other companies. Think of it as speed dating for businesses!
’s delegation leaders are looking for companies to join the delegations attending Futurallia 2011. For more information or to register to attend, please contact:
Gary Slipp, Delegation leader for Calgary and Southern Alberta
Erin Gates, Delegation leader for
If you are interested in learning more about business-to-business partnering at Futurallia 2011, please visit www.futuralliakc2011.com.
** Registration in Futurallia is not required to participate in the mission to
Choose one or the other, or leverage your business travel dollars by attending both!