NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health said today it has renewed a program aimed to help small life sciences businesses that have been recent or current Small Business Innovation Research Phase II awardees move their products or services toward the market.
 
The Commercialization Assistance Program, now in its fifth year, will last until June 2009.
 

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