Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

The What, Who, and How of SBIR/STTR Grants and Other Public & Private Funding Sources
February 27, 2009 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC

Open to: The Clinical & Translational Science Center partners: the Cornell community, Hunter Gene Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and their collaborators

Trying to find funding isn't easy.  This event will provide you with the basics on SBIR/STTR grants and what it takes to win, about New York City and State funding opportunities and resources, and strategies for approaching angel investors.  The learning and networking event offers current information and direct access to experts.  Speakers and panelists include researchers who have received funding through SBIR/STTR awards, NYSTAR, or angel investors; program managers from public and private funding sources; and representatives with legal and technology transfer expertise.  All will be available to answer questions and give advice.


Speakers include:

Dr. Nicholas Schiff, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College

Robert Gilmour, PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell

David Rose, Chairman, New York City Angels

Franklin Madison, Industrial & Technology Assistance Corporation

Lenzie Harcum, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Rosemarie Filart, MD, PhD, MBA, National Institutes of Health


The afternoon culminates in a networking cocktail reception.