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NCATS SBIR Twitter Chat

December 12, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm

Participate in an NCATS Twitter Chat about SBIR/STTR Funding

Through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) supports entrepreneurs aiming to commercialize new tools and technologies that can improve translational research and patient health. NCATS SBIR/STTR Program Director Lili Portilla, M.P.A., and SCBIO (South Carolina BIO) representatives will host a Twitter chat to answer questions about NCATS’ funding opportunities, and share tips for applying and other advice for those in emerging biotech communities.

To participate, sign on to Twitter Monday, Dec. 12, 2:00 p.m. ET, and follow #NCATSsbirChat. Be sure to include the hashtag to tweet questions or responses.

All are welcome, particularly representatives of the following:

  • Women-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses
  • Small biotech and/or healthcare technology businesses
  • Research institutions and technology transfer organizations
  • Multiple venture-backed small businesses

NCATS welcomes help in promoting this event among your members and network; following are suggested social media posts:

NCATS and SCBIO are teaming up on Monday, December 12, at 2:00 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat about the benefits of NCATS #SBIR funding, open opportunities and tips/resources for applying. To participate, log onto Twitter and follow along using #NCATSsbirChat!

Join @ncats_nih_gov & @SCBiotech Dec. 12, 2pm ET for a Twitter chat about #SBIR benefits, opportunities & tips! Follow #NCATSsbirChat

In addition, note there are several NCATS SBIR and STTR grant and contract funding opportunities open now. Stay connected with us via NCATS Small Business!


December 12, 2016
2:00 am - 3:00 pm