Don’t Miss Your Chance to Showcase Small Business Projects

Funding News Edition: December 22, 2022
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The NIH Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED) program is looking for small business innovation research and small business technology transfer (SBIR/STTR) awardees to present their projects at upcoming life science investor and partnering events. The initiative is part of a comprehensive approach to help SBIR/STTR awardees commercialize healthcare technologies and services.

Selected companies may receive the following benefits:

  • At least one paid registration to attend an investor or partnering event
  • Company presentation/pitch opportunity
  • Pre-event coaching from life science industry experts
  • Access to event partnership facilitation systems
  • Exhibition space (virtual or in-person)

Eligibility Information

To be eligible for this initiative, companies must have received NIH SBIR or STTR funding (grant or contract) within the last 3 calendar years; eligibility is not restricted to active awards. NIH will consider only one project per year for companies with multiple awards.

Interested awardees should request support by January 20, 2023. NIH SEED will notify companies if they have been matched to an upcoming showcase event within 3 months. Go to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information about the NIH SEED program.

Direct any inquiries to the NIH SEED Office at

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