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University of Maryland Ventures
UM BioPark
Invent & Advance Conference Rooms
801 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore  Maryland  21201
United States
11:00am to 4:00pm

          The University of Maryland Ventures Presents
                        an Interactive workshop on
                            SBIR/STTR Funding
By the National Cancer Institute Development Center Team

​The NCI SBIR/STTR Development Center provides funding, networking, and mentoring assistance to small businesses with innovative cancer technology projects.  NCI SBIR/STTR Program Director Jonathan Franca-Koh and Xing-Jian Lou will be presenting funding opportunities and other commercialization resources for small businesses in Maryland. During the presentation, Dr. Franca-Koh and Dr. Lou will cover topics including:

  • New and existing funding opportunities
  • Investor and training programs such as the I-Corps at NIH entrepreneurship program
  • Application tips and suggestions

Following the presentation, companies will have a chance to meet one-on-one with the two program directors to discuss their cancer technology project and funding eligibility. If you would like to be considered for a one-on-one meeting, please email Dr. Franca-Koh by Wednesday, October 10, 2018 with a one-page summary of your company and technology.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Presentation and Q&A
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM     Lunch and Networking
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM       One-on-one Meetings (Must request prior to event)

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