CANCELED: Funding & Resources to Catalyze Cancer Technology Commercialization

Wednesday, October 9 2013
8:00 am – 10:00 am

Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, Cambridge

Unfortunately, due to the lapse in government funding, our guests from NCI cannot travel to Massachusetts, and this event has been canceled.

 

The National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) Development Center invites you to Funding & Resources to Catalyze Cancer Technology Commercialization hosted by MassBio on October 9, 2013 to learn about new non-dilutive funding opportunities available for early-stage companies. This session will cover current and upcoming changes to the SBIR & STTR programs, current funding opportunities, and practical strategies for developing successful proposals.  In addition, participants will learn about the NCI Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program that provides NCI resources to support the most promising new drug discovery and development projects.

  • Program Director Jennifer Shieh from the NCI SBIR Development Center, will provide an overview of new non-dilutive funding opportunities and initiatives for early-stage companies to develop the next generation of cancer technologies and therapeutics, as well as recent changes to the SBIR program.
  • Michael Difilippantonio will provide an overview of the NCI Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program that supports the most promising new drug discovery and development projects. As part of this program, the NCI will partner with successful applicants to facilitate the milestone-driven progression of new anticancer drugs (small molecules, biologics) and imaging agents towards clinical evaluation and registration.

Agenda
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Overview of the NCI SBIR/STTR Program 
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Current Funding Opportunities & Tips for Preparing a Competitive Application
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The NCI Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program

Please note: Seating for this event is limited. Please click here to register.

One-on-One Meetings with NCI Team
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139

Select companies will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one for twenty-minute sessions following the forum. Space is limited for these one-on-one meetings, and the meetings will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. To request a one-on-one meeting, please fill out this form.

NCI SBIR Program Director Todd Haim will also be available for one-on-one meetings. Please indicate if you have a preference for meeting with him in the request.

 

 

 

 

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