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NIH-BIO Summer Series: Leveraging NIAAA SBIR/STTR Funding to Accelerate Innovative Solutions to Overcome Alcohol Use Disorder and Alcohol-Related Health Complications

August 11 @ 2:30 pm3:30 pm

Millions of Americans need programs, products, and treatments to address the effects of alcohol use disorder. The NIAAA provides researchers and entrepreneurs funding, support, and guidance to successfully bring innovative solutions to market and help millions of Americans overcome alcohol use disorder and its effects.
The NIAAA’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) program provides non-dilutive, early-stage funding to eligible small businesses, entrepreneurs, and researchers. Join us to learn more about the program and priority research interests, how to successfully apply, and tap into resources available to grantees.

This webinar will feature:

  • An overview of the SBIR and STTR programs and benefits of funding
  • NIAAA’s priority areas of interest for AUD and alcohol-related research
  • Tips for submitting a competitive application
  • Upcoming funding opportunities and deadlines
  • Other resources and programs to support commercialization


Megan Ryan, MBA
SBIR/STTR Program Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Michele Oshman
Vice President of External Affairs
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Who Should Attend:

Small biotech and/or health care technology businesses
Academic researchers
Technology transfer organizations
Entrepreneurs from women-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged (8a) small businesses
State bioscience associations


August 11
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm