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NIH Reissues SBIR, STTR Technology Program for Proteomics, Glycomics

The National Institute of Health has reissued two previous programs under its Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program to support technology development for proteomics and glycomics research.
The SBIR and STTR program announcements, available here and here, respectively, are both seeking applications from small businesses propose the development of research tools that address the “core technical challenges” in proteomics and glycomics, including robotics, sample preparation and pre-fractionation, analytical separations, gel and array imaging, quantitation, mass spectrometry, intelligent automated data acquisition, and improved informatics technologies.
NIH said that applicants under both programs can request budgets up to $200,000 per year for up to two years for Phase I awards and budgets up to $400,000 per year for up to four years for Phase II awards.

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