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NHLBI Showcase Conference Opportunities
The NHLBI Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) works to connect SBIR/STTR awardees with potential strategic partners and investors to advance the further development and commercialization of NHLBI-funded technologies. As part of this effort, OTAC organizes the NHLBI Innovation Conference as a forum for awardee companies to showcase their products to industry executives and investors. The NHLBI also provides support for selected awardees to participate in other life sciences partnering and investor conferences.
Information about the next round of showcase conference opportunities will be posted in the first quarter of 2017.
In 2016, the NHLBI Innovation Conference (NIC) was held for the first time in conjunction with the Life Sciences Summit (LSS), a premier early-stage investor and business development conference. Features of this joint event, which took place from November 1-3, 2016 in New York, NY included:
The NHLBI also periodically nominates and provides support for SBIR/STTR awardees to attend and present at other industry showcase conferences. Examples of such conferences include:
NHLBI support typically includes: