NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health has partnered with the National Science Foundation to provide NIH-funded small businesses and researchers training to help them advance their technologies and innovations to commercial launch, the agencies said today.

A pilot project of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps), the new I-Corps at NIH program will provide training for researchers and entrepreneurs who have received Phase I Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer awards from NIH.

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