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

Explore Programs for Academics

A network of 11 hubs and centers that provide entrepreneurship training and proof of concept funding. Learn more and find out if your institution is part of the network. 


NIH's Proof of Concept Network has funded more than 350 projects which have received more than $1 billion in private follow-on financing to continue their development.

Hear from successful innovators who have benefitted from the program.