Join Georgia BIO and the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) at NIH for a webinar on small business funding programs Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET. Lili Portilla, Director of the Office of Strategic Alliances at NCATS, will present an overview of the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, which offer non-dilutive funding and resources to help small businesses advance and commercialize promising translational biotech and health care research technologies. You’ll learn about NCATS’ key research focus areas, tips for submitting a successful application, upcoming funding opportunities, and other NCATS resources and programs for researchers and entrepreneurs.
Register now to watch the webinar, NIH NCATS Small Business Funding: Programs to Take Translational Science to the Next Level on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET! Sign up here: https://ogilvy.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o6prQUoeQDOG_rr-F8_Qcw
Lili M. Portilla, M.P.A.
Director, Office of Strategic Alliances
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
The webinar will feature:
- An overview of the SBIR and STTR programs and benefits of funding
- Key NCATS focus areas to advance clinical research and translational sciences
- Tips for submitting a successful application
- Upcoming opportunities and deadlines
- Other resources and programs, including NCATS’ Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) and Bridging Interventional Development Gaps (BrIDGs) programs
Who Should Attend?
Individuals from the following groups are encouraged to attend:
- Small biotech and/or health care technology businesses
- Academic researchers
- Technology transfer organizations
- Women-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds
NCATS is interested in the development of innovative tools and technologies as well as interventional platforms that would support the creation of novel therapeutics for many diseases. Its programs include annual funding to increase small business participation in federally supported R&D and private-sector commercialization of technology. Additional topics of interest as well as an NCATS SBIR & STTR fact sheet can be found on the NCATS SBIR & STTR website. NCATS has open opportunities for small business funding now, including the Omnibus Solicitation and several targeted opportunities.
To arrange a one-on-one meeting to discuss your project ideas and related questions, please email the NCATS Office of Strategic Alliances at NCATS-SBIRSTTR@mail.nih.gov and include a summary abstract describing your project.