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Contracts Solicitation PHS 2022-1 Webinar - Materials Available

August 12, 2021

Every year, the NIH & CDC release the SBIR contract solicitations, also known as funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), to encourage small businesses to participate in Federal R&D. The webinar is for all entrepreneurial researchers, socially & economically disadvantaged small businesses, and women-owned small businesses. 

The webinar covered: 

  • HHS Small Business Program
  • New contract solicitation
  • Awarding components' contract topics


  • Valerie Virta - Moderator, SEED 
  • Stephanie Fertig - Small business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED)
  • Lili Portilla - National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
  • Reema Railkar - National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Todd Haim - National Institute on Aging (NIA)
  • Natalia Kruchinin - National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Sean Griffiths - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Webinar Materials: 


Time: 1:00PM EDT - 2:30PM EDT