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Webinar: NIA Small Business Funding: Accelerating Alzheimer’s and Aging Research

January 29 @ 2:30 pm3:30 pm

Join the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Small Business Research (OSBR) for a webinar on small business funding opportunities to advance your research to commercialization.

Through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, NIA’s OSBR provides more than $100 million annually in set-aside, non-dilutive funding, and resources to support small businesses looking to commercialize. The small business programs support eligible companies and entrepreneurs creating innovative therapeutics, devices, and diagnostics that address aging, aging-related diseases, and the special needs of older Americans.

Learn how to tap into NIA’s SBIR/STTR programs that can help accelerate research on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), AD-related dementias, and other diseases of aging.

The webinar will feature:

  • An overview of the SBIR and STTR programs and benefits of funding
  • Key NIA focus areas to advance your research to commercialization
  • Tips for submitting a successful application
  • Upcoming opportunities and deadlines
  • Other resources and programs


Todd Haim, Ph.D.

Chief of the Office of Small Business Research, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

Who Should Attend?

Individuals from the following groups are encouraged to attend:

  • Small biotech and/or health care technology businesses
  • Academic researchers
  • Technology transfer organizations
  • Women-owned and minority small businesses as well as entrepreneurs from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Upcoming Funding Opportunities: 

NIA OSBR has open opportunities for small business funding now, including the Omnibus Solicitation and several targeted opportunities.


January 29
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm