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 SourcesWeill Cornell Medical College, NYC
February 27, 2009 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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.
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.