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Did you know that NIH has several programs to support innovators interested in healthcare product development with entrepreneurship training and proof of concept funding? Learn about a few of these programs here.

Explore Entrepreneurship Programs

NIH presents the free 2024 BIO-Entrepreneurship Capstone, covering Lean Startup fundamentals, customer discovery, intellectual property, and more, taught by certified instructors and product development experts with real-world experience.


NIH provides funding to awardees to recruit and employ those from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented.

Learn about free programs designed to improve applicants' SBIR/STTR applications.


Academic and small business teams use a life science-focused customer discovery process to assess stakeholder needs and validate their commercialization plans before their initial SBIR/STTR application.