NCATS Funding for Small Businesses

NCATS Funding for Small Businesses

20apr1:00 pm2:00 pmNCATS Funding for Small BusinessesApplication Tips & Resources to Help Secure SBIR & STTR Funding in Translational Science, Biotech & Life Sciences

Event Details

Join the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in collaboration with West Virginia University (WVU) John Chambers College of Business and Economics on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, for a webinar to learn about the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs for researchers and entrepreneurs in translational science.
NCATS offers non-dilutive funding and resources to help small businesses advance and commercialize promising translational biotech and life sciences research technologies. If you are a researcher in these fields and are interested in bringing your innovations to market you may be eligible to apply to the NCATS SBIR and STTR programs.

Register now to join the webinar, NCATS Funding for Small Businesses Application Tips & Resources to Help Secure SBIR & STTR Funding in Translational Science, Biotech & Life Sciences on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET.

The webinar will feature:
• An overview of the SBIR and STTR programs and benefits of funding
• Key NCATS focus areas to advance clinical research and translational sciences
• Tips for submitting a successful application
• Upcoming opportunities and deadlines
• Other resources and programs, including NCATS’ Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) and Bridging Interventional Development Gaps (BrIDGs) programs

Who Should Attend?
Individuals from the following groups are encouraged to attend:
• Small biotech and/or health care technology businesses
• Academic researchers
• Technology transfer organizations
• Entrepreneurs from women-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged (8a) small businesses
• SBIR and STTR Awardees interested in Phase II in-depth research and development on potential drugs to target multiple rare diseases

To arrange a one-on-one meeting to discuss your project ideas and related questions, please email the NCATS Office of Strategic Alliances at and include a non-confidential executive summary describing your SBIR/STTR proposal with any specific aims you intend to address within your application.


(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00)


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