Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Stimulus Funding Opportunities Uncovered

Over 100 executives turned out this morning to explore stimulus opportunities that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will create for technology companies in Massachusetts. The speakers covered a broad range of opportunities ranging from broadband and ehealth to smart grid and life sciences. In addition to direct grant opportunities the panel pointed to secondary opportunities resulting from, for example, hospitals who receive funding but need to hire technology solution vendors as part of their stimulus grant.

Jeffrey Simon (Jeffrey.Simon@state.ma.us), Director of Infrastructure Investment, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Pictured here) kicked off the program with a keynote address on Allocating Stimulus Funding in Massachusetts (View PPT).

Next, Pat Larkin (larkin@masstech.org), Director, MTC's John Adams Innovation Institute moderated a panel including:

Event details and attendees here.

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