SBIR Seminar: Navigating Funding and Innovation in Biotech

Join us for the SBIR Seminar: Navigating Funding and Innovation in Biotech, presented by Altitude Lab, National Cancer Institute, University of Utah, and hosted at Recursion! Discover America's Seed Fund Opportunity for Small Business Startup Companies through the NCI and gain insights from NCI SBIR Program Directors.

The "SBIR Seminar: Navigating Funding and Innovation in Biotech" is brought to you by Altitude Lab, National Cancer Institute, University of Utah, and Recursion.

​Learn about America's Seed Fund Opportunity for Small Business Startup Companies through the NCI (National Cancer Institute) at our upcoming event! You'll also get the chance to meet with the National Cancer Institute SBIR Program Directors and gain valuable insights.

​Join us for an exclusive networking session at Altitude Lab following the presentations. Explore our thriving biotech ecosystem and connect with like-minded scientists and entrepreneurs. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, network, and be part of our dynamic community!

Agenda Items:

8:30 am – 9:00 am | Networking @ Recursion

9:00 am – 10:00 am | Introduction to SBIR/STTR Programs (Won-Yong Lee) @ Recursion

10:00 am – 11:00 am | NIH/NCI SBIR/STTR Programs (William Bozza, PhD; Jonathan Franca-Koh, PhD, MBA – National Cancer Institute) @ Recursion

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | SBIR/STTR Project Showcase (Joshua Schiffman, MD – Peel Therapeutics/Huntsman Cancer Institute/University of Utah) @ Recursion

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm | Lunch/Networking (Altitude Lab tours) @ Altitude Lab

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | NIH Scientific Reviewer’s Perspective (Won-Yong Lee; Abigail Pulsipher, PhD –University of Utah) @ Altitude Lab

1:30pm - 2:00 pm | Effective Grant Writing (Vasiliki Karahalios, University of Utah) @Altitude Lab

One on one discussion with the Program Directors available to participants in the afternoon. Signup required.

Speakers:

Host: Won-Yong Lee, DVM, PhD - SBIR/STTR Grant Development Associate, University of Utah

William Bozza PhD - SBIR/STTR Program Director, NCI

Jonathan Franca-Koh, PhD, MBA - SBIR/STTR Program Director, NCI

Abigail Pulsipher, PhD - Assistant Professor, University of Utah

Vasiliki Karahalios, MA - Adjunct Professor/Grant Specialist, University of Utah

Joshua Schiffman, MD – CEO Peel Therapeutics, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute

​Don't miss this chance to learn, network, and enjoy lunch with fellow attendees! Spots are limited to register below quickly.

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