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Small Business Events and Education

The NIA Office of Small Business Research (OSBR) hosts and participates in a variety of in-person and virtual events to share information about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Looking for a recording of a past event? Review our archives.

June 13, 2021, 3PM ET

Industry Event: Virtual SLEEP 2021

Join OSBR Director Todd Haim, Ph.D., at SLEEP 2021, the 35th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC for a session on NIH resources to accelerate solutions for improved sleep health. Register now!

June 22, 2021, 3PM ET

Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Licensing and Partnering Agreements

Join the next session in this workshop series, hosted by NIA OSBR and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Small Business Program. The workshop includes breakout rooms on startup and university license agreements, partnerships and collaboration agreements, and negotiation tips. Register now!

June 23–24, 2021, 12PM ET

Industry Event: Southeast XLerator Network Conference

Join Armineh Ghazarian, M.S.F., OSBR Program Analyst, at a two-day conference co-hosted by the NIH-funded Southeast XLerator Hub and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Innovation Office. This mini-conference will educate potential applicants in IDeA states about the benefits of the SBIR/STTR programs, the application submission process, and available resources. Register today!

June 29, 2021, 2PM ET

NIH-BIO Summer Series: Driving Aging Innovations through Commercialization

Join OSBR Director Todd Haim, Ph.D., for the 2021 NIH-BIO Summer Series’ kick-off webinar. Co-hosted by OSBR and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), this is the first webinar in a four-part workshop that will highlight NIH’s SBIR and STTR programs and underscore the efforts and resources to improve the diversity of the research workforce. Register today!

July 29, 2021, 1PM ET

Industry Event: SoCalBio Conference on Tapping Non-Dilutive Funding

Join Saroj Regmi, Ph.D., OSBR Health Scientist Administrator, at a virtual event hosted by Southern California Biomedical Council to learn how to tap into SBIR/STTR funding to support your firm’s research. Purchase your tickets today!

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