BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) is seeking a half-time Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) to join their team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The EIR will provide product, corporate, and private investment strategies for NIH-funded R&D teams and small businesses ready to take the next step toward commercial success.
As the world’s largest early-stage biomedical investor, the NIH is committed to accelerating the conversion of scientific discoveries into healthcare solutions. Working directly with NIH staff and the portfolios of early-stage R&D teams and small businesses to mentor and enable business/product development, they will bring, build, and expand networks with private and corporate investors and related stakeholder organizations with a strategic interest in early-stage biomedical technologies.
The EIR will also support existing initiatives for early-stage product development and ideate, plan, and help to implement new programs. They will engage and partner with investment associations, economic development, and business organizations for additional support to enhance NIH innovators’ commercial success across the US. This role will also present and coordinate investor forums, conferences, and other networking opportunities for early-stage life science companies, scientists, universities, associations, and federal laboratories.