The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is offering a new funding opportunity to small businesses focused on assays and high-throughput screening. The goal of the program is to advance technology areas of need. Researchers and entrepreneurs can submit proposals focused on the development of stem-cell-based assays for high-throughput screening of chemicals of toxicological concern (013), with additional details below. There are two phases of deliverables with $225,000 available for the first (up to 12 months) and $1,500,000 for the second (up to two years).

The deadline for proposals is October 16, 2015 at 5 pm EDT. More information about the opportunity, eligibility, contacts for submitting proposals can be found in the program solicitation (page 99).

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