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Webinar: Accelerating Innovation Funding for Women Entrepreneurs in Biotechnology and Healthcare
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3/2/2016
When: Wednesday, March 2
1:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Nicole Cohen

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"Accelerating Innovation: Funding for Women Entrepreneurs in Biotechnology and Healthcare"
Presented by NCATS, NHLBI, NCI & AWIS

 

NCATS, NHLBI  and NCI support biotechnology and healthcare companies owned by women and individuals from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds through open funding opportunities available through the NIH’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

 

Register today to join NCATS and its NIH co-hosts, along with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) on March 2, 2016, for a webinar about programs and funding opportunities that support women-owned small businesses and women in research and technology transfer organizations. The event will feature:

  • An overview of SBIR and STTR programs and funding opportunities
  • Examples and case studies of  women founders of bio- and healthcare-technology early-stage businesses
  • Tips and tools for applying for funding and resources available for women entrepreneurs and researchers from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds

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Representatives of the following are encouraged to attend:

  • Women-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses
  • Small biotech and/or healthcare technology businesses
  • Research institutions and technology transfer organizations
  • Multiple venture-backed small businesses

Featured Speakers:

Heather Metcalf, Ph.D., Director of Research and Analysis for the Association for Women in Science
Lili M. Portilla, M.P.A., Director, Strategic Alliances, NCATS, NIH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Chris Sasiela, Ph.D., R.A.C. Regulatory Support Specialist, NHLBI, NIH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kory Hallett, Ph.D., Program Staff, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, NCI, NIH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Building Networks
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Growing Talent
by creating opportunities that develop people & build organizations
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