MSU TechLink SBIR/STTR Lunch & Learn Series: NIH
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 12:05pm to 1:30pm
- Cobleigh Hall, 330 - view map
The National Institutes of Health are interested in YOUR research ideas!
Biosensors. Vaccines. Novel therapeutics. Imaging for cancer therapies. Adaptive medical devices. To name a few.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs award over $980 million in grants for investigator-initiated innovations and contracts for specific agency-driven objectives each year!
Did you know that universities are involved in approximately 70% of all NIH SBIR projects? If you are an MSU researcher working with or considering spinning out a Montana small business, join us for lunch (sandwiches & drinks) on Wednesday, March 21st to learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from NIH.
We'll look at:
- the key elements of the SBIR/STTR programs
- specific details about NIH SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunities
- tools you can use to build a winning team and prepare your best proposal
- technical assistance available to you
- Q&A with representatives from MSU TechLink and Montana Technology Innovation Partnership
Researchers in ALL areas are welcome to attend.
Sponsored by the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development, MSU TechLink's SBIR Outreach helps MSU entrepreneurial researchers and Montana small businesses compete for over $2.5 Billion dollars in federal funding grants and contracts awarded annually through the SBIR and STTR programs. This seed funding is non-dilutive and does not need to be repaid.