KSEF Event: NCI / NIH SBIR Seminar, Lexington

NCI / NIH SBIR Seminar, Lexington

with Greg Evans, PhD - Monday, August 6, 2018


Schedule   Where register here
9:30-10:00 AM Sign-In (registration is free but required) University of Kentucky
10:00-11:00 AM Seminar William T. Young Library, UKAA Auditorium
11:00-11:30 AM Q&A 401 Hilltop Avenue
11:30-11:45 AM Break Lexington, KY 40506
11:45 AM-12:45 PM One-on-Ones Paid parking is available at the
adjacent lot, just off Hilltop Avenue, 
at $2/hour, or $16/day.
12:30-1:30 PM Break (lunch not provided)
1:30-3:00 PM One-on-Ones

About the Seminar -- NCI Presents Current & New Funding Opportunities

Join us for an overview seminar and interactive discussion of the NIH SBIR program featuring Greg Evans, PhD, a Team Leader and Program Director at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SBIR Development Center. Following the presentation, appointments (15 minutes) with the NCI expert are available to registrants, scheduled on a "first come" basis - limit one per company/applicant (details below).

Dr. Evans will discuss the exciting new non-dilutive targeted funding opportunities in cancer-focused technology development. He will explain the application and review process at the NIH, to help small businesses submit stronger applications. Additionally, the presentation will review the I-Corps at NIH Program and other initiatives run by NCI to facilitate the success of SBIR Companies.

About the Speaker

Greg EvansGreg Evans, PhD
Team Leader and Program Director
SBIR Development Center, National Cancer Institute

Read More: (a) Speaker Bio; (b) NCI/NIH Contracts PDF(c) NCI/NIH Overview PDF; (d) Presentation Slides PDF

Key Takeaways

  • SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements
  • NIH SBIR/STTR process and new cancer-focused funding opportunities from NCI
  • New NCI SBIR/STTR initiatives
  • Practical strategies and tips on how to successfully submit competitive research proposals

Face-to-Face One-on-Ones

Following the presentation, appointments (30 minutes) with the NCI expert are available to registrants, scheduled on a "first come" basis - limit one per company/applicant. Call Debbie Rempfer at KSEF (859.246.3232) for available times.

  • A one-page executive summary of your company is required, emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 9:00 AM on 08.02.2018; click here for Executive Summary preparation instructions.
  • Meetings are in-person only (no remote/electronic meetings).
  • You must be registered for the seminar to schedule an appointment and must be present at the seminar to qualify for a one-on-one.
  • If a registrant requests a one-on-one but does not submit the Executive Summary by the deadline above, or is not present at the seminar by the event start time, the appointment will be cancelled and made available to others who are present at the seminar.

register hereRegistration Is Open

This event is sponsored by KSTC partners. Registration is free but required; registration includes presentation materials (electronic). Seating is limited to 60 people.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1993, reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made. If possible, please request two weeks in advance.

*Site & Parking

The event site is the University of Kentucky, W.T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium, 401 Hilltop Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506. 

Paid parking is available at the adjacent lot, just off Hilltop Avenue and is $2/hour, with a maximum of $16/day.


KSEF Event Partners & SBIR Supporters


KSEF outreach events and training are made possible by the support of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation. KSTC and KSEF acknowledge the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration through the Federal State and Technology Grant Award #SBAHQ-17-G-0010.