16th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference
Join us for the 16th Annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference that will be held in Albuquerque, NM on October 21 – 23, 2014. This year's three day conference, "Land of Achievement: Extending the Reach of Science with the SBIR/STTR Programs," will be hosted by the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (http://hsc.unm.edu/).At this event, you will hear presentations from NIH program staff and other experts, gain opportunities for one-on-one meetings with staff representing most NIH Institutes and Centers, and be invited to a “Pitch Fest” networking reception. This conference will feature workshops and interactive sessions that will assist you in the funding process.Check out the 2014 conference website(www.sbir2014.com) for more specifics about the agenda, speakers and session offerings. The conference will include three tracks “Navigating through SBIR/STTRs,” “Circumventing the Hurdles,” and “Path to Commercialization.” Attend this Conference to:· Understand NIH SBIR/STTR program and funding opportunities, including recent changes to the program as a result of the 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization. · Network with NIH staff representing most NIH Institutes and Centers through one-on-one meetings.· Learn about the NIH application, review and award process.· Find out effective strategies for pitching to investors and developing strategic partnerships with healthcare organizations and corporations.Register Today! (https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1562157) Early-bird registration rate of $350 is available until August 22, 2014.Connect with Us on Twitter: #SBIRConfThe wide variety of topics offered make this conference ideal for SBIR newcomers, Phase I companies looking to advance to Phase II, and Phase II companies looking for commercial assistance, strategic partnership and investors.