Posts Tagged ‘NIH’

The 2016 Defense Energy Innovation Summit and Showcase will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Austin, Texas.  This event is led by TechConnect in partnership with The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL). The early-bird registration rate is available before Oct. 21. This event will feature presentations and networking sessions with the following agencies: Department of […]

Registration Opens for 2015 NIH SBIR/STTR Conference

July 1st, 2015 by Rebecca Norman

Life science-based small companies and entrepreneurs with commercializable technology concepts are encouraged to attend the 17th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference Oct. 27-29 in Seattle. This event provides focused information about the National Institutes of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Representatives from the NIH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and […]

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Lenka Fedorkova, assistant manager of the National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Through NIH’s Office of Extramural Programs, Dr. Fedorkova provides guidance and access to critical information for U.S. small businesses seeking NIH funding, among other responsibilities. Learn more […]

NIH Common Fund Expanding

July 30th, 2014 by Rebecca Norman

The National Institutes of Health has selected several new programs for its Common Fund to capitalize on new areas of biomedical research, the agency has announced. The programs include work to facilitate the study of how sugar modifications affect proteins, to understand the arrangement of DNA within cells in four dimensions, and to enable the development of […]

NIH Pilots I-Corps Program

July 15th, 2014 by Rebecca Norman

The new National Institutes of Health Innovation-Corps (I-Corps) program will provide biomedical and life-science researchers and scientists with real-world, hands-on, immersive entrepreneurship training. Based on the National Science Foundation’s highly successful NSF I-Corps program, the NIH version will offer a 9-week course in which participants will have the opportunity to learn from experts with deep domain expertise in […]

NIH Seeks Electronic Cigarette Proposals

July 2nd, 2014 by Rebecca Norman

The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse recently opened a 1-topic contract solicitation for Small Business Innovation Research proposals on the topic “Development of a Standardized Electronic Cigarette for Clinical Research.” Phase I proposals are intended to prove feasibility of a proposed research effort related to this topic. Awards cannot exceed $225,000 […]

New Forms for NIH Applications

June 4th, 2014 by Rebecca Norman

Any researchers who are interested in submitting a Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) proposal to the National Institutes of Health on or after the Aug. 5 submission deadline will need to refer to Application Forms Version C. NIH has recently updated the SBIR/STTR grant application forms to remain current with the […]