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Conference Highlights

Downtown RaleighHere are some of the topics to be covered:

  • SBIR/STTR Program Introduction
  • SBIR/STTR Update – for those familiar with the program
  • NIH review process – an in-depth look including Enhanced Peer Review and resulting changes in submission
  • One-on-One meetings with NIH, CDC, and FDA staff
  • Indirect Cost Rates & Audit Workshop
  • Electronic Submission overview
  • Business Planning Basics
  • Strategies for Commercialization
  • "Women in Business: From the Trenches" - This optional session will be held during lunch on Day #2. Pre-registration is required and an additional fee of $20 will be charged to cover the cost of a boxed lunch.
  • And more!

 Participating NIH institutes and centers: 

  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
  • National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
  • National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)
  • National Eye Institute (NEI)
  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
  • National Institute on Aging (NIA)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
  • eRA Commons (electronic submissions)
  • Division of Financial Advisory Services (DFAS)
  • Division of Extramural Inventions & Technology Resources/OPERA
  • Division of Grants Compliance and Oversight/OPERA
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)