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NIH Center for Accelerated Innovations (NCAI)

Understand NCAI's program goals, learn about the 3 centers that comprise the program, and which institutes are eligible to participate. 

The NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovations (NCAI) program includes 3 proof-of-concept centers with 28 high-impact research institutes in 7 states. The Program is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and supports technologies in the NHLBI mission space.

The NCAI program focuses on bringing basic science discoveries to market by providing:

  • Entrepreneurial training for innovators on how to bring technologies to market
  • Feedback from federal and industry experts
  • Funding to support early-stage product definition studies
  • Project management support

Proof of Concept Network

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NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovation (NCAI) - 2013

 

Learn more about the 3 centers and eligible institutes below:

 

B-BIC

Boston Biomedical Innovation Center

Institutes:

B-BIC Website


 

NCAI-CC

NCAI Cleveland Clinic

Institutes:

NCAI-CC Website


 

UC CAI

University of California CAI

Institutes:

UC-CAI Website