Entries by Ayal Ronen

Meet the FreeMind team at #BIO2016

June’s going to be a busy month and we’re heading to BIO International 2016 to kick it off right! Set up a time via the partnering system or email Irina (irina@freemindconsultants.com) to schedule a 1×1 meeting with: * Ram May-Ron, Managing Partner * Ayal Ronen, Vice President * Inna Grodzovski, Senior Analyst * Jonathan Adalist, […]

New York Venture Summit: Where Innovation Meets Capital

FreeMind is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to attend New York Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures. **Special discount**  Use discount code “FREEMINDVIP” and receive 10% off the “Early Bird” rates! New York Venture Summit Where Innovation Meets Capital July 20 & 21, 2016 | Crowne Plaza | New York City  Friends, Come meet, interact and […]

Webinar Introducing the DOD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Available Online!

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), are supported by funds allocated by Congress for biomedical research in response to the needs of the American people and military. With a FY2016 budget of over $800 million, these funds will go towards supporting R&D efforts in various stages of development. Some research areas covered include Breast […]

New NIAID Funding Opportunity Announcement: Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01)

Purpose: To solicit research applications for milestone-driven projects focused on preclinical development of lead candidate countermeasures (therapeutics, vaccines and related technologies, or diagnostics) against select NIAID Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens. Application Due Date: October 3, 2016 Budget: Direct costs of up to $750,000 per year may be requested. Applicants may also request up to an additional $300,000 in […]

The National Science Foundation’s FY2016 SBIR and STTR Programs are Open!

Purpose: NSF’s SBIR and STTR programs provide non-dilutive funds for early-stage research and development (R&D) at small businesses. This R&D should be based on innovative, transformational technology with potential for substantial commercial and/or societal benefits. The programs invite proposals from small businesses across a broad range of science and engineering disciplines. For the STTR program, […]

Webinar on Funding Opportunities for Clinical Stage Research Available Online!

Every year, US-based non-dilutive sources of funding award billions of dollars towards clinical stage research in the Life Sciences. Funding is available for clinical stage funding across scientific fields including Infectious Diseases, Neurosciences, Cardiovascular, and many more. These funds come from multiple Institutes within the NIH, such as NIAID, NIAMS, NIDDK, from BARDA, and from […]

Webinar Introducing the SBIR and STTR Funding Opportunities Available Online!

SBIR/STTR awards account for over $780,000,000 awarded per year by NIH alone. These are excellent sources of funding aimed at promoting R&D activities of US-based small businesses as well as collaborations with Academics. SBIR/STTRs differ from traditional NIH mechanisms in that they are highly product driven and ultimately are seeking commercialization of novel therapies, diagnostics, […]

R&DMoneyView Unveiling at the 11th Annual Non-Dilutive Funding Summit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ram May-Ron and Ayal Ronen of the FreeMind Group introduce the R&DMoneyView, a tool that will allow its users to gain insight into non-dilutive Federal awards made to domestic, for-profit organizations to support R&D in the Life Sciences. R&DMoneyView is the first tool in the R&DMoney suite of tools designed to streamline the granting process in […]

Non-Dilutive Funding Mega-Panel: The Relationship Between Industry and Non-Dilutive Sources

Representatives from federal agencies, a private foundation, and industry come together to provide insight into key industry-related initiatives from the various sources as well as the overall enthusiasm for awarding for-profit organizations. Moderator: Ayal Ronen, FreeMind Group Panelists: Dr. Michael Kurilla, NIAID Todd Merchak, NIBIB, Dr. Mark Allegretta, National MS Society Colonel Russell Coleman, DOD (JPM-MCS) Dr. […]