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Join the Invention to Impact Wireside Chat on April 21

April 20, 2021

Join the Invention to Impact Wireside Chat: "Does Government Fund the Best Entrepreneurial Ventures? The Case of the SBIR Program,” a conversation with Timothy B. Folta of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business.

At 2:00 PM Eastern on April 21, Dr. Folta will discuss how government programs can effectively implement entrepreneurial ventures. 

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