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SSTI’s Innovation Advocacy Council visits Capitol Hill

November 16, 2017

This week, members of SSTI’s Innovation Advocacy Council met with more than two dozen Congressional offices to discuss the Startup Act and Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program funding. The Startup Act would expand RIS, create a new commercialization grant program and provide new paths for innovation-related immigration. RIS is slated to receive level funding of $17 million for FY 2018 in the House and $21 million in the Senate. Help SSTI communicate the importance of these initiatives for your region! Contact SSTI (614-901-1690 | contactus@ssti.org) to add your voice.

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