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NHLBI Small Business Program
NHLBI Companies Join the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) at NIH. Four NHLBI SBIR/STTR Phase I awardees were selected to be part of the NIH I-Corps Team Training Pilot Program to support entrepreneurial education in overcoming key obstacles along the path to commercialization: Affinity Therapeutics, ReQuisite Biomedical, Riparian Pharmaceuticals, and Rosellini Scientific. Learn more at http://sbir.cancer.gov/icorps
Regional Innovation Conference –Southeast: A Success! Read all about the most recent RIC in Research Triangle Park here.
Annual SBIR Contract Solicitation (PHS 2015-1) Released – Proposals due November 5. 7 new topics, including requests for proposals for innovative new medical devices, drug delivery platforms, and cellular immunotherapy. This solicitation is only published once per year, so don’t miss out! Learn more.
AdvaMed 2014 to Showcase NIH SBIR/STTR Awardees. 17 NIH-funded companies were selected as Emerging Growth Company scholars to present at the medtech conference in October. These include NHLBI SBIR/STTR awardees Angel Medical Systems, DVX Medical, IGI Technologies, ReQuisite Biomedical, and Sharklet Technologies. NHLBI Staff will also be available for 1-1 meetings and will be at NIH Exhibit Booth #439. Please contact us to schedule. Learn more
New Video Posted! “First Contact” with FDA hosted by Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Dr. Chris Sasiela. Watch the first two episodes (Navigating the FDA Website and “First Contact” with FDA ) in a series of Small Business Hangouts addressing regulatory issues to conquer the (regulatory) basics.
Welcome Aboard! New Staff Members join OTAC’s Small Business Team. Business Development Specialist Dr. Gary Robinson and Intellectual Property Advisor Dr. Gautam Prakash have recently brought their knowledge and expertise to the NHLBI’s Small Business Program, joining Regulatory Affairs Specialist Dr. Chris Sasiela. Our team of experts is available to provide advice to NHLBI awardees about developing a successful business model, navigating the FDA, and securing intellectual property. Contact Us to schedule a call.
Last Updated September 2014
ADVAMED 2014 (Chicago, IL): Visit NIH Exhibit Booth #439 to meet us.
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