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Find NCI SBIR Experts at BIO 2019!

June 3, 2019 - June 6, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

NCI SBIR at BIO 2019

June 3 - 6, 2019

Philadelphia, PA


Did you know that you can get small business funding information at BIO 2019? NCI SBIR program directors are headed to Philadelphia, PA to share information on funding opportunities, application tips, and commercialization resources. In addition, select SBIR- and STTR-funded companies will be showcasing their NCI-funded technologies at the Innovation Zone. See below for information on where you can meet with NCI SBIR program experts!

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National Institutes of Health Booth: #4349


NCI SBIR Panel Session

Title: Leveraging America's Seed Fund (SBIR/STTR) to Accelerate Life Sciences Technology Development and Secure Follow-On Investments

Date/Time: Monday, June 3, 2019, 4-5 p.m. EDT

Location: 109AB, Level 100

Moderator: Ashim Subedee, Program director, NCI SBIR Development Center


Matt Portnoy, Program manager, NIH SBIR/STTR Program

Michael Preminger, Head, J&J Innovation, East North America

Allen Reitz, CEO, Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc.

Stephanie Stehman, Principal, Osage University Partners

Session information: This panel will illustrate how strategic initiatives at the NIH and collaborations with third party investors/strategic partners impact the development of federally-funded technologies to reach patients, clinicians and the market to benefit human health.


Meet-the-Expert Sessions at Booth #4349





Tuesday, June 4

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Christie Canaria

Cancer Biotech Funding and Program Resources from NCI

2 - 2:30 p.m.

Ashim Subedee

NCI SBIR listens – Meet with the NCI SBIR program staff

Wednesday, June 5

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Deepa Narayanan

NCI SBIR listens – Meet with the NCI SBIR program staff

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Patti Weber

Overview of the NCI SBIR/STTR Program

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Jian Lou

SBIR R&D Contract Opportunities at NCI

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Ming Zhao

Leveraging NCI Resources for Innovative Small Businesses

Thursday, June 6

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Kory Hallett

Inclusive Entrepreneurship via SBIR: Diverse Perspectives for Better Solutions