NCI Plans $10M for High Priority Small Business Grants | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute said on Monday that it plans to use $10 million to fund new research projects by small businesses that focus on specific high-priority areas where new devices and technologies are needed to support cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Funded under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, the new grants will support projects to develop a range of technologies that are based on genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic discoveries, among others.

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