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Department of Defense FY22 Pre-Announcements for Programs Managed by CDMRP – Pre-Application Due Dates Range Apr through Aug

The Department of Defense has released FY22 pre-announcements for programs managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). This is a non-SBIR funding and a pre-application is required. Open funding opportunities include:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • Autism

  • Breast Cancer

  • Epilepsy

  • Lung Cancer

  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes

  • Ovarian Cancer

  • Peer Reviewed Cancer

  • Peer Reviewed Medical

  • Prostate Cancer

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

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The Sustainable Heartland Accelerator Regional Partnership Hub (SHARPhub) provides resources and assistance to help turn early-stage life sciences technologies into viable startup companies. SHARPhub collaborates and shares resources and best practices with partners in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Dakota and South Dakota. The SHARPhub library, designed to provide access to topics that will help you pursue the funding and guidance you need to commercialize your innovation, includes on-demand webinars from the experts at BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc). These are free for SHARPhub partners and available for a fee to non-partners.

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National Institute on Aging

This is a compilation of past live events hosted by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Recordings include SBIR/STTR informational sessions, panel discussions, entrepreneurship virtual workshops and general outreach webinars. Information will often be focused on the mission of the NIA.

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Catalyze is a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) program the provides support and services to facilitate the translation of basic scientific discoveries into viable therapeutics, devices, and diagnostics ready for human testing. Their website includes numerous resources for project management and commercialization. Recordings of their monthly program of seminars, lectures, and workshops about early-stage product development (oriented towards academic innovators) can be found here.

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FDA CDER Small Business & Industry Assistance

CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) helps small pharmaceutical businesses and industry navigate the wealth of information that FDA offers, and provides assistance in understanding the regulation of human drug products. Recordings of past SBIA events through the years can be viewed on their website.

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