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Q Founder Series | STTR/SBIR Funding Opportunities with Leading NIH Experts

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, Trienens Conference Room (1M-209), 303 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sonia Kim   (847) 467-0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Other


If you are an academic researcher interested in non-dilutive funding opportunities to commercialize your innovative projects, join an exclusive seminar featuring a distinguished panel of NIH experts who will share the ins and outs of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn directly how STTR/SBIR programs can support your translational research venture and ask questions you might have about these funding sources.  NCATS, NINDS, NHLBI, and NMHD will be represented from the NIH.

All members of the Northwestern community—faculty, postdocs, students, and staff—are welcome.

Michael Banyas, USPHS, M.P.A., M.A. Health Specialist, Community Health and Population Science National Institute on Minority Health Disparities (NMHD)  
Annette Gilchrist, Ph.D. Program Director, Drug Development at NINDS Small Business Program National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)  
Jain Krotz, Ph.D. Partnerships & Engagement Lead, Innovation and Commercialization Office National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)  
Meena U. Rajagopal, Ph.D. Program Officer, Office of Strategic Alliances National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)  

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