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NIH Academic Grants

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

For basic research advancing beyond the academic realm, National Institute of Health’s (NIH) provides granting options. In this webinar will review NIH and NSF granting mechanisms to help pay for that gargantuan engineering project or life-changing biology project.

We’ll review:

  • The differences among the various R and U grants for basic academic research
  • NIH Peer review process
  • How to determine the proper type of grant for a project
  • How to approach NIH program officers
  • Understanding the NIH tools available to researchers


  • $75
  • $15 Michigan-based companies

SHARPhub companies should register at sharpideahub.com


About the Presenters:

Andrea Johanson, Ph.D.
Andrea is a BBCetc Principal Consultant with over 25 years of experience in leading international collaborative research projects. Prior to joining BBCetc in 2006, she was responsible for developing a portfolio of agricultural biotechnology projects at Michigan State University’s Institute of International Agriculture, and for reporting to federal funding agencies about the program. Andrea has also served as a consultant on a broad range of issues relating to international agricultural development, biotechnology, biosafety, intellectual property rights and technology transfer. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Reading University, UK, a Masters in Plant Pathology from Cornell University, and a Master of Arts in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, UK.

Do you know about Michigan’s SBIR/STTR Assistance Program?  The Michigan SBIR/STTR Assistance Program provides SBIR/STTR training and proposal development services to technology companies with most costs covered by a state grant. The program is managed by BBCetc.

Funds for this initiative were provided by the 21st Century Jobs Fund, a MSF program designed to accelerate the growth and diversification of Michigan’s economy.


June 17
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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