MBArC has identified the following list of resources/tools for its proof-of-concept applicants and awardees. Learn about NIH initiatives in translational research, see what your libraries and tech transfer offices offer, and access other resources. Also, discover opportunities for follow-on funding and small business start-up support. New resources will be added as they become available.

NIH Expert Consult (available to MBArC Funded Projects)

Meet with an NIH Program Officer or NIH SEED Innovator Support Team to discuss innovator-chosen topics relevant to your MBArC funded project. Please contact MBArC Program Management for the REACH award number needed for the Request Form.


Learn about other NIH REACH and NCAI hubs.


Looking for market reports, industry analysis, or patent information? Check out your local and institutional library resources.

Tech Transfer Offices

Reach out to your campus Tech Transfer Office and/or Office of Research to learn about your institution’s intellectual property protection requirements and commercialization resources.

USPTO, FDA, and Related Resources

Search official databases for patent, clinical trial, and regulatory information.

Educational Resources

These resources provide educational tools for a range of topics associated with translating research.

Entrepreneur Resources

Organizations and federal resources to help identify funding opportunities and entrepreneurial training.

Follow-On Funding

Explore opportunities for follow-on federal and private funding.

Accelerators and Incubators

Regional and global programs that support and mentor new start-ups.

Health Care Foundation Funding

Foundations with funding opportunities and initiatives to further health care innovation and entrepreneurship.