Small business research funding 101

April 25, 2019 | Duration: 53 mins.

The National Cancer Institute’s Small-Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) Development Center provides funding, networking and mentoring assistance to small businesses with innovative cancer technology projects. In this webinar, NCI SBIR Program Director Kory Hallett presents funding opportunities and other commercialization resources for small businesses in biochemistry and molecular biology. Hallett is joined by Small Business Technology Transfer awardee Sami Kanaan (Chimerocyte), who shares his experience as an applicant and an awardee. The webinar covers:

  • New and existing funding opportunities available at NCI SBIR Development Center
  • Investor and training programs such as the I-Corps at NIH entrepreneurship program
  • Application tips and suggestions


  • Kory Harlett, Ph.D., Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center
  • Sami B. Kanaan, Ph.D., Principal, Chimerocyte (STTR awardee)
  • Jenna Hendershot, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Cayman Chemical
  • Danielle R. Snowflack, Ph.D., Director of Education, Professional Development and Outreach, ASBMB