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Business of Bio Series: Bringing Science to the Market

University of Maryland, BioPark and the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Greater Baltimore Committee
University of Maryland BioPark
801 W. Baltimore Street
Life Sciences Conference Center
Baltimore  Maryland  21201
United States
10:00am to 3:30pm

The National Cancer Institute SBIR & STTR Programs
New NCI Funding Opportunities for Biotechs

This program will feature practical advice on strategies for developing successful NCI SBIR & STTR funding proposals. NCI leadership will provide details on more than $10 million in new contract funding opportunities in areas such as therapeutics, companion diagnostics, nanotechnology, proteomics, imaging devices, software development and many other topics. 


Curt I. Civin, MD
Member, NCI Board of Scientific Advisors
Director, University of Maryland Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Michael Weingarten, MA
Director, NCI SBIR & STTR Programs

Ali Andalibi, PhD
Program Director & Team Leader, NCI SBIR & STTR Programs


  • Registration + Networking: 10:00 - 10:30am
  • Welcome/Presentation: 10:30 - 11:30am
  • Q&A Session: 11:30am – Noon
  • Lunch + Networking: Noon – 1:00pm
  • Private Consultations: 1:00 – 3:30pm (15-20 minutes per company)

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for one-on-one discussions with NCI. If you are interested in this, please email an Executive Summary of your company or your technology project to [email protected].

Please RSVP by Monday, September 13