National Institute of Health SBIR/STTR Programs
Opportunity for Business Webinar
Are you a small or medium-sized business working on research and development of a product to improve human health?
We invite American exporters to learn about the funding opportunities from the National Institute of Health's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. NIH provides grant opportunities for small businesses in any biomedical or behavioural research area that falls within NIH's mission to improve human health.
Join us on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST for an ONLINE program to learn about the programs’ general requirements, the application process, the three distinct phases of funding, where to find awardee/applicant lists, and the differences between the SBIR and STTR programs.
Cost to participate: $15.00
To register please click here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q3Q
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Europe's Cyber Security Market
Date: February 11, 2015
EU Medical Device Regulations Update
TIME: 11:00 AM (EASTERN)
Join our industry experts for a one and a half-hour webinar to learn what current and upcoming changes to expect with regards to EU Regulations for Medical Devices. The webinar is expected to last approximately one hour leaving 30 minutes for Q&A.
§ EU Legislative Process (implementation & deadlines)
§ NEW Provisions (requirements & compliance)
§ Clinical Evaluation
§ Labeling & Electronic Labeling
§ Use of EU Harmonized Standards
§ Unannounced visits by Notified Bodies
§ RoHS2001/65/EC impact on medical devices
§ Impact on Authorized Representative (Mandate)
§ Mr. Doram Elkayam, COO, Obelis
§ Ms. Sylvia Mohr, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Mission to the European Union
§ Moderator- Koreen Grube, CS Milwaukee, Medical Device Subsector Lead
Export 2 Europe: Doing Business with the United Kingdom
Venue: Your computer
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 11:00am Eastern Time (8:00 am Pacific)
The U.S. Department of Commerce invites American exporters to explore doing business with the United Kingdom. The UK is not only a major international powerhouse in Europe, but it is the sixth largest economy in the world; and the US- UK investment relationship is number one in the world with a cumulative bilateral stock in direct investment valued at nearly $1.1 trillion (2012).
To register now, please visit: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q4K
Cyber Security in Japan & South Korea
Date: March 10, 2015
Identifying the right REACH Only Representative (OR)
Venue: Your computer
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 12:00pm Eastern Time
More info/Register: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q4C
Partnering with a REACH Only Representative (OR) is a necessary and expensive cost for U.S. businesses exporting chemicals to the European Union. However, many U.S. companies are unaware of the impact choosing an OR has on their ability to increase their exports to the European Union. The Commercial Service at the U.S. Mission to the European Union is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar dedicated to assisting chemical exporters select and manage their relationship with a REACH OR.
Our guest speaker, Dr. Rudolf Staab, is president of the Only Representative Association which recently published “Best Practices Guide” for ORs. Dr. Staab’s presentation will focus on the various roles of the REACH OR including, the strategic implications of choosing a professional OR service, ownership of the REACH dossier, service offerings and factors that go into the calculation of fees. At the conclusion of this event, participating U.S. exporters will be better prepared to identify the right OR to partner with saving them time, money, and protecting the ability to penetrate the EU market. The cost to participate is $75.
For questions, please email Matthew.Kopetski@trade.gov or call: 317-582-2300. To register now, please visit: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q4C
Learn About Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Enforcement Strategies
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm Seminar
1:00pm – 3:30pm One-on-One Consultations
STOPfakes.gov is bringing trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for this one-day seminar on how companies and individuals can protect and enforce intellectual property to get the most out of exporting abroad. This seminar includes strategies for protecting and enforcing a company’s intellectual property when exporting to foreign markets and advice for avoiding common pitfalls. Participants will have the chance to ask export questions related to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names.
At the conclusion of each Road Show, participants can take advantage of one-on-one consultations with intellectual property experts to get targeted advice.
Email Brian.Beams@trade.gov or call 973-645-4682
Learn the ropes of exporting; understand the rules of export licensing; experience a day of executive-level pragmatic presentations from experts in the field of international business!! See below for details.
The New Jersey District Export Council, in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service, Fairleigh Dickinson University and other partners, presents
The 101 of Exporting
Malaysia Commercial Specialist to Visit Northern NJ Commercial Service Office.
On Friday, April 3rd, Commercial Specialist Randall Liew from the Commercial Service Kuala Lumpur Office will visit New Jersey to consult one-on-one with companies on the benefits of expanding sales to Malaysia. Randall’s appointments will be limited and conducted via conference call or in-person. If you are interested in speaking with Randall while he is in town, please email Brian Beams at Brian.Beams@trade.gov or call (973) 645-6032.
Commercial Specialist Liew covers the following industries and sub-industries: Architectural / Construction / Engineering Services; Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Equipment; Aircraft / Aircraft Parts; Airport / Ground Support Equipment; Automotive Parts / Services/Equipment; Automobiles / Light Trucks / Vans; Aviation Services; Building Products; Chemical Production Machinery; Composite Materials (Plastic/Ceramic/ Metallic); Construction Equipment; Commercial Vessels & Equipment (Non-Fisheries); Defense Industry Equipment; Electrical Power Systems; General Industrial Equipment/Supplies; Industrial Chemicals; Iron and Steel; Materials Handling Machinery; Mining Industry Equipment; Machine Tools / Metalworking Equipment; Non-Ferrous Metals; Oil / Gas Field Machinery; Oil / Gas /Mineral Production/Exploration Services; Operations / Maintenance Services; Process Controls – Industrial; Pleasure Boats/Accessories; Port/Shipbuilding Equipment; Pulp / Paper Machinery; Pumps / Valves / Compressors; Railroad Equipment; Security/Safety Equipment; Tools - Hand/Power; Trucks / Trailers / Buses; Transportation Services (other than Aviation).
For more information about the Malaysia Office visit: http://www.export.gov/malaysia/
The USDOC is organizing a business development mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank with the purpose of introducing representatives from U.S. firms and related trade associations to the region and to promote exports of U.S. healthcare products and services. Mission participants will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with prospective partners. Targeted sectors include Maternal and child health needs, Medical equipment and supplies, including diagnostic, monitoring, and imaging equipment, Hospital and outpatient clinic design, Hospital management, E-health: healthcare management systems/software/network design, Laboratory and scientific equipment, Specialty areas such as oncology, cardiology, wound care, and plastic surgery, Products and services for implementing quality standards and accreditation, Robotics, and Mobile clinics.
For more information, visit: http://export.gov/industry/health/eg_main_076608.asp