Funding for Early-Stage Ventures from the NIH's National Cancer Institute

September 26, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Smilow Center for Translational Research, SCTR 12-146AB
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Join us for an overview and interactive discussion of the NIH SBIR program featuring Deepa Narayanan, MS, CCDM & Ashim Subedee, Ph.D., both Program Directors at the National Cancer Institute in the SBIR Development Center. The program will cover:

  • SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements
  • NIH SBIR/STTR process and new cancer-focused funding opportunities from NCI
  • New NCI SBIR/STTR initiatives
  • Practical strategies and tips on how to successfully submit competitive research proposals
  • Information about Penn programs that can support your commercialization and startup activities


11:00 am – 12 noon : Presentation and Q&A
12 noon – 1 pm: Lunch and Networking
1 pm – 3 pm: One-on-one meetings

If you’re interested in a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with Deepa or Ashim, please submit an executive summary of your company to (subject: NCI Office Hours).

Companies selected for one-on-ones will be notified in early September.

Co-sponsored by PCI, Penn Health-Tech, Center for Healthcare Innovation, and PCI Ventures