NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Small, early-stage companies focused on developing cancer imaging technologies or cancer therapies that have received Phase II funding from the National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research program will have access to greater funding from NCI in 2009.
 
The NCI Small Business Innovation Research Bridge Award program “more than triples” the amount of funding small businesses can seek through the NCI SBIR program, NCI said today.
 

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