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  U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation:

Northern Virginia - Eurasian Innovation & Investment Forum


The U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF), together with the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and the Russian Foundation for Assistance for Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE), is pleased to announce the Virginia-Eurasia Innovation & Investment Forum to be held in March 2007 in Northern Virginia.

Click here for the official Program Announcement at the Eurasian Innovation & Investment Forum Website.

The deadline for applications is: October 18, 2006.

  This Forum will target international commercial partnerships in the following sectors:
  • Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • This sector includes, but is not limited to, data security and encryption technologies, network security, biometrics, telecommunications, mobile and wireless systems, electronic system components, computer hardware and software.
  • Civilian Security Technologies
  • This sector includes, but is not limited to, physical security systems and components such as scanning equipment, remote sensory technologies, airport security systems and components, biometrics, radio frequency identification, hazardous materials and environmental security technologies.
  • Environmental Energy Technologies
  • This sector includes, but is not limited to, energy saving technologies, fuel efficient applications, alternative energy sources, and improvements in recycling technologies.

The Opportunity

The March 2007 Forum will actively promote international commercial partnerships offering Eurasian participants the opportunity to market their companies and technologies to a projected audience of more than 150 companies, investors and government contractors in the region.
CRDF expects to provide funding for 12 Eurasian entrepreneurs to travel, receive orientation and presentation training, to meet with potential investors and venture capitalists in Northern Virginia, and to network with American companies and entrepreneurs. 
A complete Program Announcement, Application and Application Instructions are available at the CRDF Website. Please click here for complete details.

Please direct all questions and comments to [email protected].


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