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Meet the Experts: Helping Scientists and Engineers Start Their Own Companies
November 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thinking about majoring or pursuing a career in biotech?
This is your chance to meet Dr. Christie Canaria, a member of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Dr. Canaria provides programmatic support to small businesses applying to the SBIR and STTR programs and has areas of expertise in biological imaging, biosensors, and nanotechnology. Dr. Canaria is a central figure in planning special center initiatives, conducting outreach activities, and coordinating communications. In 2014, she played a leading role in launching the Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) at NIH Pilot, a program designed to support training to help project teams at NIH-funded small businesses overcome key obstacles along the path of innovation and commercialization.