June 03, 2016
10:30 am to 11:30 am

JENNIFER SHIEH, Ph.D. Small Business Coordinator & Program Director Office of Transla:onal Alliances and Coordination National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Small Business Coordinator & Program Director Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NIH SBIR/STTR Programs – An Overview

Dr. Jennifer Shieh, Small Business Coordinator & Program Director, Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will give a presentation about the SBIR and STTR programs at NHLBI/NIH on Friday, June 3rd, 10:30 – 11:30 am. At her talk, Dr. Shieh will meet with teams 1-on-1, to address specific questions – if interested, you must reserve a spot at this link: http://bit.ly/UCDavis-NHLBI-2016. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the US. These programs allow US-owned and operated small businesses to engage in federal research and development that has strong potential for commercialization. SBIR/STTR programs are excellent sources of non-dilutive funding for small businesses. The NIH SBIR program permits and encourages research partnerships with academic institutions. The NIH STTR program requires that the small business formally collaborate with a research institution. By attending the seminar, you will:

  • Learn about NIH funding & support to get your innovative research out of the lab and into patients
  • Decide if the SBIR/STTR programs are right for you
  • Find out more information about programs for heart, lung, blood, and sleep technologies for startups and academic investigators

All interested individuals are invited to attend: faculty, postdoctoral fellows, researchers, students, entrepreneurs, small business executives, and others who might benefit from learning about the NIH SBIR and STTR programs.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Jennifer Shieh is Small Business Coordinator and Program Director in the Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination at NHLBI, where she helps small businesses commercialize technology focused on heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders through the SBIR/STTR program. Previously, she was a Program Director at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SBIR Development Center, and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow. Dr. Shieh earned her PhD in neurosciences at Stanford University.

WHEN: Friday, June 3, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)

WHERE: Office of Research, Conference Room 200 – 1850 Research Park Drive

Office of Research

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