$14 Million in Funding Available in Cancer Research and Technology for Innovative Small Businesses

Check out the newly released 2015 NCI SBIR Contract Topics  .  

Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. ET on November 5, 2014

Does your small business need early stage financing to take its cancer research to the next level? The National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) has released 7 new contract funding opportunities for qualified small businesses to help advance the research, development, and commercialization of cancer research and technology in priority areas.

If your small business needs early stage financing to advance its cancer research and technology development, the NCI SBIR can help. The NCI solicits proposals for SBIR contracts only one time per year, so don’t miss your chance! Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. ET on November 5, 2014. Review the opportunities below and apply today!

For more details on NCI contract funding opportunities, please visit the Contract Topics page on our website. Stay tuned for a future webinar all about contracts! Be on the lookout for the information here.

NCI SBIR Contract Topics Funding Opportunities

The PHS 2015-1 solicitation includes the following contract topics:

Topic No.              Topic Title
NCI 334                  Vacutubes to Preserve the Viability of Circulating Tumor Cells

NCI 335         Development of Advanced Culture Systems for Expansion of Cancer Stem Cells

NCI 336                  Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents That Target Cancer Stem Cells

NCI 337                  Cell-Free Nucleic Acid-Based Assay Development for Cancer Diagnosis

NCI 338                  Predictive Biomarkers of Adverse Reactions to Radiation Treatment

NCI 339                  Systemic Targeted Radionuclide Therapy For Cancer Treatment

NCI 340         Validation of Mobile Technologies for Clinical Assessment, Monitoring, and


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Learn more about the difference between SBIR contracts and grants.

If you have questions about any of the topics or general questions on contract administration, please contact:

Ms. Victoria Cunningham
E-mail: ncioasbir@mail.nih.gov

Please include Solicitation PHS 2015-1 and the Topic Number when submitting questions.

Be sure to continue to check the NCI  website for updates and events. For a full list of funding opportunities currently available from the NCI SBIR & STTR Programs, please visit the Funding Receipt Dates page.

The SBIR & STTR Programs are NCI’s engine of innovation for developing and commercializing novel technologies and products to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer. The SBIR & STTR Programs are government set-aside programs for domestic small businesses to engage in research and development that has the potential for commercialization and public benefit.

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