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NCI SBIR Webinar Series: I-Corps at NIH Peer Learning Session

November 14, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

NCI SBIR Webinar Series: I-Corps at NIH Peer Learning Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

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NCI SBIR is piloting a peer-learning webinar series where featured NCI SBIR awardees will share with fellow SBIR-funded companies their insights on specific topics related to technology development and commercialization. The goal of NCI SBIR webinar series is to help SBIR-funded companies learn from peers and facilitate collaboration amongst awarded companies. Each featured company will share expertise on each webinar topic and also introduce particular technology areas in which they hope to collaborate with other companies. The Webinar Series is intended as an interactive session where questions and feedback are always welcome.



I-Corps at NIH Graduates:

Katherine Pawelczak, VP of Research, NERx Biosciences

Steven Ouellette, Chief Technology Officer/Co-founder, Kinasense

Raj Shekhar, CEO/Founder, IGI Technologies

NCI SBIR Program Directors:

Christie Canaria, I-Corps at NIH Program Manager

Deepa Narayanan, Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center

Ashim Subedee, Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center



1. Main Panel Session

Introduction to I-Corps at NIH – structure, curriculum, eligibility, and more

Company/Panelist introductions- brief overview of company, technology and value proposition, and areas of collaborations they are interested in

Moderated discussion on I-CORPS logistics, experience, and lessons learned


2. Breakout Session*

Join an online discussion room based on your needs. You will get to ask detailed questions and have more in-depth discussion about I-Corps at NIH and potential areas of collaboration. Focus areas are divided into: Therapeutics (NERx); Diagnostics/Research Tools (Kinasense); and Imaging/Device (IGI Technologies.)

* To engage in a personal and interactive conversation, we suggest that you have your webcam and headset ready for the breakout session. Make sure to be on stable Wi-Fi or ethernet connection.


For questions about the event, please contact Ashim Subedee (