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September 2022

20
Sep
BARDA has partnered with FedTech to launch the Health Security Startup Studio program to commercialize innovative technologies that will prepare us for public health emergencies and health security threats. In this program, extensive portfolio of intellectual property developed with cutting-edge research across the federal and university laboratory networks will be matched with passionate entrepreneurs eager to launch their own venture based on the IP.

Learn more and apply by Sunday, October 16.
20
Sep
I-Corps, Long COVID Computational Challenge, BARDA FedTech StartUp Studio
20
Sep
Are you interested in applying for Phase I SBIR or STTR funding for the next receipt date (Jan. 5, 2023)? If so, don't miss the chance to participate in the Applicant Assistance Program (AAP).

The AAP aims to support new and resubmitting applicants in writing a stronger Phase I SBIR/STTR application. Grant writing experts will provide guidance to small businesses on:
- Needs assessment/small business mentoring
- Phase I application preparation support
- Application review
- Submit a brief application form by Thursday, September 22.
07
Sep
Contract solicitation webinar recording, Maternal Health Challenge, TABA Needs Assessment Report
07
Sep
The TABA Needs Assessment Report provides a third-party, unbiased assessment of a Phase I project’s progress in technical and business areas that are critical to success in the competitive healthcare marketplace. Learn if your project is eligible for a free report.
07
Sep
The National Institute on Aging Office of Strategic Extramural Programs (OSEP) Small Business Program is excited to announce the inaugural cohort of finalists for the Healthy Aging Start-Up Challenge and Bootcamp to Foster Diversity and Accelerate Innovation.

The finalists represent a diverse group of researchers and entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas for science-driven technologies and products that have the potential to advance the fields of aging and age-related diseases.
07
Sep
Access the recording and other materials to learn about the HHS SBIR Contracts Solicitation (PHS-2023-1) and how to submit your proposal by the deadline (Friday, Nov. 4, 2022).

August 2022

26
Aug
The BioInnovation Institute (BII) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science are hosting a new innovation award “Bringing research to life and science to market.”

Winners will have their essays published in Science magazine and will be invited into BII’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. In addition, the Grand Prize winner will receive a prize of $25,000 and each runner-up will receive $10,000 at a grand award celebration in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Submit by Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.
25
Aug
Contract solicitation, SBIR & STTR grants applications due, Innovation Prize
09
Aug
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), and the NIH Office of the Director are co-sponsoring this challenge, which is offering up to $8 million in cash prizes to accelerate the development of technologies to improve maternal health outcomes for those who live in areas lacking access to maternity care.

The challenge will prioritize home-based or point-of-care diagnostic devices, wearables, and other remote sensing technologies to extend care and improve health outcomes during the postpartum period.

The challenge will launch on September 1, 2022.