UPDATED: June 30th 1-230pm - NCI Hosts Commercialization Info Session

June 25, 2020

UPDATE 6/24/20:

In an email from Henry Ciolino (NIH/NCI), additional information was released as seen below:

From: "Ciolino, Henry (NIH/NCI) [E]" 
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 9:25 AM
Cc: "Weingarten, Michael (NIH/NCI) [E]"
Subject: NCI SBIR Webinar


Dear Center Directors and Associate Directors of Administration:

Thank you for your interest in the NCI webinar on SBIR funding. In addition to the info session, the NCI SBIR Development Center is offering participants an opportunity to chat 1:1 with their program directors to discuss specific projects and applications. Interested parties can sign up by simply emailing their information to bryce.geiling@nih.gov. See attached for more information about the webinar and the 1:1 meeting opportunities.


Dear DF/HCC Members, below is an invitation for an upcoming Webex info session regarding funding and commercialization through the NCI's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center. We hope some of you will consider joining to learn more.


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 with an interest in commercialization to attend our in-depth information session.


NCI SBIR Information Session on Funding and Commercialization

June 30, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT

Register here

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 ncisbir@mail.nih.gov.