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I-Corps at NIH

Funding Opportunity Announcement: PAR-22-073

New Notice: NOT-OD-23-188

FY2023 I-Corps at NIH Webinar Recording [Watch Here]


You’ve Created the Technology. Put It to Work with I-Corps.

I-Corps at NIH is an entrepreneurship training program specifically designed for companies that received Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer funding from NIH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During this 8-week, hands-on program, you’ll learn how to focus your business plan and get the tools to bring your treatment to the patients who need it most.

I-Corps Program Benefits

  • Get funding up to $55,000 to cover program costs.
  • Receive training from biotech sector experts.
  • Expand your professional network.
  • Build the confidence and skills to create a comprehensive business model.
  • Gain years of entrepreneurial skills in only weeks.

Questions about the program should be directed to the agency contact at your awarding NIH/CDC institute or to one of the contacts in the table below. 

I-Corps Contact Information

Organization Name & Contact

National Cancer Institute

Saroj Regmi

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Krishna “Balki” Balakrishnan

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Merav Sabri

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (CDC)

Christine Morrison

National Eye Institute

Paek Lee

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Stephanie M. Davis

National Human Genomic Research Institute

Hedi Sofia

National Institute on Aging

NIA Small Business Programs

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Megan Ryan

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Natalia Kruchinin

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Xibin Wang

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Clara Cheng

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Roger L. Miller

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Orlando Lopez

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Daniel Gossett

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Elena Koustova

National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Daniel Shaughnessy

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Dmitriy Krepkiy

National Institute of Mental Health

Paige Anderson

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Rick Berzon

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Nathaniel Stinson, Jr.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Michael H. Sayre

National Institute of Nursing Research

Kristopher Bough

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC)

Steve Dearwent

Office of Research Infrastructure Programs

Miguel Contreras

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