14th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference – May 30-June 1, 2012 (Louisville, KY)

Louisville, the home of the Kentucky Derby – waits to welcome you at the 14th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference!

Congratulate the 2012 Derby winner – I’ll Have Another – by receiving a third registration free with two registrations at regular registration rate of $350 before online registration closes; Students and post-docs at $250.


  • Register now to secure the regular registration rate of $350.

Registration for the 14th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference is now at the last phase.  The conference is May 30 through June 1, 2012 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown in Louisville, KY.

Topics covered will interest those who are new to the SBIR/STTR programs as well as those with more experience.  Learn the “ins and outs” of the NIH SBIR/STTR programs, including new opportunities, updates, and changes (e.g., electronic submission and policy changes, gap funding programs, commercialization assistance programs).

You can find the Agendas HERE: May 30, 2012, May 31, 2012June 1, 2012

Stay on for a unique Day 3 where you can participate in an optional workshop (additional fee) or for a  special ½ day session with  SBIR program managers from other Federal agencies to hear about their programs and a special guest to talk about SBIR Reauthorization.


  • Poster Session is open to Phase I and Phase II awardees!


Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the poster sessions.   The poster sessions will:

  • Highlight successful outcomes derived from SBIR/STTR projects
  • Build strategic alliances
  • Promote collaborative activities for future opportunities

See NIH Posters for specific instructions.

The NIH SBIR/STTR staff plus personnel from many of our Institutes and Centers will see you in Louisville.

Any questions?  – Please contact Mahendra K. Jain (; Tel. 859-246-3230).