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SBIR Presentations

The NCI SBIR & STTR Programs have presentations available for downloading that provide information about the programs and funding opportunities, as well as help small businesses prepare and submit successful applications for funding.

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Click on the links below to download presentations.


February 6, 2018 Webinar on HHS SBIR/STTR PHS 2018-2 Grant Omnibus Clinical Trial Webinar


February 7, 2018 Webinar on HHS SBIr/STTR PHS 2018-1 Grant Omnibus Non-Clinical Trial Webinar


March 2014 Webinar on Direct–to–Phase II Pilot and SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Award

This presentation contains slides from a webinar that highlighted initiatives — Direct-to-Phase II and SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Award — designed to help mid–stage and advanced small businesses transition their promising innovations from the lab to the marketplace. Topics covered included:

  • The new Direct-to-Phase II Pilot Program (PAR-14-088).
  • NCI's Phase IIB Bridge Award (RFA-CA-14-002), now with expanded eligibility.
  • Recent policy changes that expand program eligibility to venture capital backed companies, and allow SBIR & STTR switching.
  • Practical strategies and tips for developing competitive proposals, proper stage of development, and other factors that NCI is looking for when reviewing applications.

November 2013 Webinar with Council of State Bioscience Associations

This presentation contains slides from a webinar hosted by the Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA) for Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) members. The webinar was led by NCI SBIR Development Center Director Michael Weingarten in November 2013 and focused on the SBIR & STTR Programs, upcoming legislative changes that will expand the program, and funding opportunities aimed at progressing cancer research.

Updated Date: 
February 22, 2018