Funding for Bio/Health Technologies
Event Date

Tuesday, June 18 - Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Anne Evans Estabrook Lecture Hall Rm. (A-250)


Join the NYCEDC Life Science and Healthcare team for this special
SBIR/STTR event featuring:

Day 1: “Step-by Step SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH” presented by Becky Aistrup, Co-Managing Partner, BBCetc
Lunch Panel: Lessons learned from NYC awardees who’ve been there

  • Isabel Kurth, PhD, Rgenix
  • Jacob Trevino, PhD, Chemeleon (formerly Drink Savvy)
  • Charlotte D’Hulst, PhD, Yesse Technologies (formerly MouSensor)

Day 2: “Taming the Numbers: SBIR/STTR Budget Planning for Researchers” presented by Kris Bergman, Co-Managing Partner, BBCetc
Lunch Panel: How to achieve SBIR/STTR success: insights from insiders:

  • Kory Hallett, National Cancer Institute (invited)
  • Ben Schrag, PhD, Senior Program Director, SBIR/STTR, National Science Foundation
  • Liz Powell, Esq., MPH, founder/ principal of G2G Consulting will discuss other forms of non-dilutive funding available from NSF and defense- related mechanisms such as CDMRP, BARDA and others.

Day 2 Afternoon: 1:1 meetings with Program Reps (Sign up on site first come first serve)

Who should attend:

  • Small businesses new to SBIR/STTR - find out if you're a fit for SBIR/STTR
  • Companies new to NIH - find out about this compelling source of non-dilutive funding
  • Faculty, researchers, post-docs - lean how SBIR/STTR can facilitate technology transfer, find out hot to get started, and see why SBIR/STTR differs from basic research grants

Cost: Full 2 days $75; Day 2 only $25

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