National Cancer Institute: SBIR/STTR Overview

Have you submitted your SBIR/STTR application?  Don’t submit without speaking to a program director!

Join Life Science Washington Institute in welcoming Dr. Greg Evans, Program Director NCI SBIR Development Center, for an overview of the SBIR/STTR process for the NIH.

September 5, 2019 from 9:30-11:00 am (RSVP here!)

Dr. Evans will provide an overview of:

  • SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, including the NIH process for these grants
  • Grants versus contracts
  • Discussion of increases in the funding cap and funding supplements
  • New NCI SBIR/STTR initiatives and the just-released NIH and CDC contract solicitation

Following the presentation, Dr. Evans will hold individual meetings with potential applicants to provide advice on applicants’ individual projects including:

  • Structuring a competitive SBIR/STTR application
  • Determining which funding opportunities are most appropriate

There are two ways to participate!

RSVP to attend the free overview session. 

Apply to meet with Dr. Evans to discuss your individual project. Email Laura Sconyers to schedule your meeting. Meetings will be held September 6th.



About Dr. Greg Evans:

Dr. Greg Evans, PhD, is a molecular biologist and biochemist by training with 21 years experience as an NIH Program Director managing translational (bench-to-bedside) research projects. Greg is currently a Supervisory Health Scientist Administrator, Team Leader, and Program Director within the NCI SBIR Development Center (SBIR DC), an office created in 2007 to centralize management of the NCI’s SBIR and STTR programs. As a Team Leader, Greg leads a small group of 4 Program Directors active in the areas of cancer imaging, cancer therapeutics, basic cancer research tools, and behavioral medicine. As a Program Director, he is responsible for a broad portfolio that includes imaging devices, cancer diagnostics, and cancer therapeutics. Greg trained at UC Berkeley, UCSF, and UCLA, and is a native of Northern California.


Please contact Laura Sconyers with any questions!