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Promoting Development of Alcohol-Related Research Through NIAAA SBIR/STTR Funding

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET


Megan Ryan, M.B.A., SBIR/STTR Program Coordinator and Clinical Program Director, NIAAA

Ershela Sims, Ph.D., Executive Director, Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN)

NIAAA and guest WEPAN present on the small business funding program for entrepreneurs seeking to develop treatments, technologies, and solutions for the millions of Americans with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and related problems. You’ll learn about the SBIR/STTR programs and resources available to early-stage entrepreneurs and the benefits of this type of funding, NIAAA’s priority research interests, best practices for preparing a competitive application, and news of upcoming funding opportunities and deadlines. After the presentation, there will be time for a moderated question and answer session.

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