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June 30, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

NCI SBIR Information Session on Funding and Commercialization

June 30, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT

Virtual Information Session





The National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) Development Center is hosting a special introductory information session for NCI-designated cancer centers.

As the institute’s engine for innovation, the NCI SBIR Development Center provides funding, mentoring, and networking support for cancer researchers at or working with small businesses. We invite all innovators developing cancer technologies to attend our in-depth information session.



Michael Weingarten, Director, NCI SBIR Development Center

Deepa Narayanan, Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center


This webinar will cover topics including:

  • Introduction to SBIR program at the NCI

  • Funding opportunities

  • Commercialization resources

  • Application tips

  • Q&A breakout session from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT



Following the one-hour webinar, we are planning to breakout into smaller groups with NCI SBIR program staff to answer any questions that were not addressed during the Q&A part of the webinar. In addition to the breakout session, we will be happy to set up separate calls with individual researchers to discuss opportunities, eligibility, and more. If you are interested or have any questions about the event, please contact NCI SBIR Development Center at