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NBIA’s 14th Training Institute

Entrepreneurship Support Through Business Incubation

January 12-14, 2005
Austin, Texas

Every year since 1990, NBIA has provided in-depth training for those who want to create and lead effective entrepreneurship support programs. Austin Technology Incubator will host NBIA's 14th Training Institute, which will feature in-depth workshops on business incubation, professional development and small business assistance. Whether you’re an incubator developer from Africa, a university technology transfer official from the United States, or an experienced incubator manager from Germany, you’ll find a training program that meets your professional development needs.

What better way to spend three days honing your incubation skills in the middle of winter than to visit a city where the sun shines more than 300 days of the year? Plus, as the live music capital of the world, Austin is not likely to leave NBIA Training Institute attendees searching for something to do in their free time.

On any given night you’ll find live music playing at more than 100 venues, including the numerous bars, art galleries, cafes and upscale restaurants that line Austin’s famous 6th Street. You’ll also find some of the region’s well-known dishes including chili, ribs and authentic Tex-Mex recipes. (Check out more of what Austin has to offer at www.austintexas.org.)

Austin and NBIA’s Training Institute will give attendees plenty of reasons to go home happy, relaxed and confident that they have the tools they need to create incubation success stories.

Schedule at a Glance
Wednesday, Jan. 12
Thursday, Jan. 13
Friday, Jan. 14
Developers' Prep Course
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Technology Commercialization: Turning Innovations into Enterprises
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sector Focused Incubation: Technology and Social Enterprise Models Working Together
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bringing SBIR Funding to Your Incubator Clients
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Microenterprise Development: What You Need to Know
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Retooling for Rapid Growth
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 

Bioscience Incubators: Coming Togethe r
1 – 5 p.m.

Growing the Successful Entrepreneur
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 
Austin Technology Incubator Tour
5:30 – 8 p.m.
 



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