Entries by Ayal Ronen

Update on Biden’s $2-Billion Biotechnology Boost

President Biden established the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative to drive research and development to “Solve Our Greatest Challenges.” The Initiative’s goals strongly suggest more non-dilutive funding opportunities in grants for R&D as well as contracts related to bioproducts and biomanufacturing.

SBIR/STTR Programs Could Expire Sept. 30

SBIR/STTR programs could expire Sept 30. Reauthorization opposed by Rand Paul and others. SBIR/STTR grants enable commercialization of federally funded research and have broad benefits that improve life for all Americans as well as billions around the globe.