University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation


Meet with...NCI and NHLBI

Type: CAI Only
Start Date: September 07, 2017 10:00 AM
End Date: September 07, 2017 11:45 AM
Location: Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, South San Francisco, CA. See details below.
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2-day event from Sept. 7-8

The National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) is returning to the Bay Area. This year they will be joined by representatives from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute(NHLBI), Division of Cardiovascular Sciences. The joint presentation will be held on September 7th with 1-on-1* meetings, for accepted companies, scheduled on September 7th and 8th. On Thursday, September 7th, Greg Evans, NCI SBIR and Kurt Marek, NHLBI will highlight funding opportunities and other resources for startups in the cancer and cardiovascular sciences.  

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and been approved. Applications are due by August 18th. Apply Here.

Program Overview: NCI and NHLBI Present Current and New Funding Opportunities
The representatives will discuss the exciting new non-dilutive targeted funding opportunities in cancer and cardiovascular focused technology development. They will explain the application and review process at the NIH to help small businesses submit stronger applications. The team will discuss key requirements, timelines, important contacts as well as the best practices for successful applications. Additionally, the presentation will touch on the I-Corps at NIH program and other initiatives to facilitate the success of SBIR companies. .

Following the presentation on Thursday afternoon, September 7th and Friday September 8th, the NCI and NHLBI will meet with selected companies for 1-on-1 meetings. To be considered for a one-on-one meeting, please apply on the site shown below, by August 17th. 

Kurt Marek, Ph.D. | Deputy Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Greg Evans Ph.D. | Supervisory HSA and Team Leader, Cancer Imaging/ Biology/ Control , SBIR Development Center, National Cancer Institute

For complete details, go here.

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