Overview: Come meet with the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes to learn about the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business technology Transfer (STTR) programs. They are the largest sources of early-stage investments for innovative biomedical technologies. In addition to funding, these programs also provide number of translation resources. Hear from the representatives from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SBIR Development Center and National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Small Business Research and learn about funding opportunities and other resources for your startup.
Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided.
During the presentation, the speakers will cover topics including:
- Overview of NIH SBIR program
- NCI SBIR funding opportunities and other resources
- NIA SBIR funding opportunities and other resources
- Tips for successful applications
Meet the Speakers! Following the presentations and Q&A panel session, participants will have the unique chance to meet one-on-one with the speakers. Please note, spots will fill up based on a first-come, first-served basis as there are very limited sessions available.
You can sign up to meet with one of the below speakers here.
- Ashim Subedee, Ph.D. – Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center
Dr. Ashim Subedee is a Program Director at the National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center. Ashim manages SBIR & STTR grants and contracts with a focus on cancer therapeutics and theranostics, radiation therapy, cancer imaging, cancer prevention, and digital health.
- Michael Weingarten – Director, NCI SBIR Development Center
Michael Weingarten is the Director for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. In this role, Mr. Weingarten leads a team of nine Program Directors who manage all aspects of the NCI SBIR & STTR Programs including a portfolio of $135M in grants and contracts annually.The SBIR & STTR programs are NCI’s engine of innovation for developing and commercializing novel technologies and products to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer.
- Todd Haim, PhD – Chief, NIA Office of Small Business Research
Dr. Todd Haim was appointed Chief of the Office of Small Business Research at National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the end of FY2018. He will oversee the development and evolution of this exciting new office with the goal of improving both the quantity and quality of the SBIR/STTR applications.