SSTI’s 2019 Annual Conference could not happen without the support of these outstanding organizations.

Conference Host

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation works with public, private and nonprofit partners to create the conditions for businesses in all sectors to thrive and to improve the quality of life for its citizens by promoting the state’s long-term economic health and prosperity. RICC offers business assistance, access to funding and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes. As a quasi-public agency, it is the official full-service, economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. Through the Science & Technology Advisory Council and its Innovate RI Fund, RICC increases R&D, encourages entrepreneurship, and enables innovation.


National Sponsors

Elsevier’s Research Intelligence portfolio provides reliable data and information, delivering insights to improve decision-making and answer critical questions.  Research institutions, industry, funders and policy makers need actionable insights throughout the strategic research management workflow to build research portfolios, optimize funding flows, assemble collaborative partnerships, and manage and report on the full spectrum of research activities.

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer is the formally chartered, nationwide network of over 300 federal laboratories, agencies, and research centers that fosters commercialization best practice strategies and opportunities for accelerating federal technologies from out of the labs and into the marketplace.

TEConomy Partners is a global leader in research, analysis and strategy for innovation-based economic development. Today, TEConomy Partners is helping nations, states, regions, universities, institutions and industries blueprint their future and translate knowledge into prosperity.

The Launch Place, an investor in early stage companies, strives to foster an environment for new and serial entrepreneurs to raise capital and garner the support system needed to take their products and/or solutions into the market place.


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Get the recognition your organization deserves at SSTI’s 2019 Annual Conference — and in all of our marketing leading up to the event. We’ll work with you to find the best way to highlight your work.

Contact Jason Rittenberg (rittenberg@ssti.org | 614.901.1690) to get started.