NHLBIThe National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) will be providing training and resources for a new Innovator to Entrepreneur Program (ITEP). ITEP is designed to assist aspiring entrepreneurs by providing them with cohort-based training covering key elements of company launch, business strategy development, IP protection, market research, customer discovery, startup financing and SBIR/STTR grantsmanship.   

This new program encourages participation in the SBIR/STTR program by underrepresented groups, Women-Owned Small Businesses, socially/economically disadvantaged small businesses, and small businesses located in HUBZones programs.  

Attend the Informational Webinar on December 6th at 2PM ET to learn more about the new ITEP program. Information about ITEP is available on the ITEP website.  ITEP will begin accepting applications of interest on December 8th.