A SAGE Event: Move Your Science From the Lab to Market with Support from the National Cancer Institute

Join NCI SBIR Program Director Kory Hallett to learn more about the funding opportunities available at the NCI SBIR Development Center! Kory will cover important information on NCI SBIR/STTR funding, commercialization resources, and application tips.

At the event, you will learn about:

  • SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements
  • NIH SBIR/STTR process and new cancer-focused funding opportunities from NCI
  • NCI SBIR/STTR initiatives such as the I-Corps at NIH Entrepreneurship Program, Applicant Assistant Program, etc.
  • New NCI SBIR Funding Opportunity, The Small Business Transition Grant, aimed at helping junior scientists transition from academic to entrepreneur
  • Practical strategies on how to successfully submit competitive research proposals

One on one appointments are available with the speaker after the event. To schedule an appointment, email Cara Baird at carab@unr.edu by April 19th. 


Kory Hallett is a Program Director and Team Leader in the Small Business Innovation Research Development Center at the National Cancer Institute. Kory manages program evaluation for the Development Center, and serves as a program officer to SBIR and STTR grants in the areas of immunology, immunotherapy, and monoclonal antibody technology.  She also participates in the Center's many initiatives to support the development of innovative cancer technologies. Kory initially joined the NCI SBIR Development Center in 2014 as a Science & Technology Policy Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

Kory received her doctorate in Cell and Molecular Biology in 2009 from the University of Nevada, Reno.  She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she worked in a translational lab researching monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for pediatric neuroblastoma.

Dial-In Information

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rd-mqrz4sEtSksrkyhCg5zPKOT0gRSaun

Wednesday, April 21 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Virtual Event