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Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC)
The Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination supports the development of new technologies from lab to market to meet unmet medical needs in the heart, lung, blood, and sleep areas. OTAC is home to the Institute's small business programs (SBIR and STTR) and the NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovations.
Its four major functions include:
Coordination of NHLBI SBIR/STTR Programs
Providing Regulatory and Business Development Expertise
The NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovations accelerate translation of scientific discovery into commercial products that improve health for patients. This unique public-private partnership will change the way discoveries with scientific and commercial potential are identified and developed.
Resources and Outreach Activities
Last Updated: September 2014