Innovation Corps (I-Corps) at NIH Program for NIH and CDC Translational Research (Admin Supp Clinical Trial NOT Allowed)

National Institutes of Health

02 February 2024
For profit
United States of America
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Through this I-Corps at NIH program Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), NIH and CDC provide administrative supplement awards to active SBIR (NIH and CDC) and STTR Phase I (NIH only) grantees/awardees. The I-Corps at NIH mission is to empower entrepreneurs in developing and validating a strategic business model through diverse customer discovery in order to meet unmet clinical needs. I-Corps enables and accelerates the transformation of invention to impact SBIR and STTR Phase I awardees in a no-cost extension are eligible as long as, if selected, their no cost extension covers the entire duration of I-Corps at NIH cohort. The program provides three-member project teams with access to instruction and mentoring to accelerate the translation of technologies currently being developed with NIH and CDC SBIR and STTR funding. It is anticipated that outcomes for the I-Corps teams participating in this program will include significantly refined commercialization plans and well-informed pivots in their overall commercialization strategies. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Scientific/Research staff for more information about the program before applying.


Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

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