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NIH I-Corps entrepreneurial training pilot program showcases results
Nineteen teams participating in the National Institutes of Health I-Corps team training pilot program will present their business models for their small business innovation research (SBIR)-funded technologies. The program, modeled after the successful National Science Foundation I-Corps program , provides scientists with real-world, immersive entrepreneurship training to help them develop viable business models for commercializing new and emerging technologies for the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
- Michael Weingarten, Director, National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research Development Center
- Andrew Kurtz, Team Leader, NCI SBIR Development Center
- Steve Blank, Lead Instructor, NIH I-Corps Pilot Program
Interviews will be scheduled upon request between 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Reporters are also invited to view the participant presentations during this time period.
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