Need Funding for Your Technology? Lunch & Learn Seminar

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday October 19, 2018 - Saturday October 20, 2018
      11:00 am - 12:59 pm
  • Location: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience, 1128
  • Phone: 4048946228
  • URL: Petit Institute website
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Harold Solomon and Cynthia Sundell, GT VentureLab


Summary Sentence: “NSF’s Medical Diagnostics Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program” - Henry Ahn, National Science Foundation

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“NSF’s Medical Diagnostics Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program”

Henry Ahn
SBIR/STTR Program Director
National Science Foundation

Henry Ahn joined the National Science Foundation in July 2016 as an SBIR/STTR Program Director. Prior to joining NSF, Ahn managed seed/early stage investment programs for TEDCO for 12 years including Technology Commercialization Fund, TEDCO’s flagship seed funding program for technology-based companies in Maryland. During his time at TEDCO, he was actively involved with various entrepreneurs and entrepreneur support groups as a guest speaker, an advisory board member, a judge, a mentor, among others. Additionally, Ahn was part of the licensing/supplier relations team at a biotechnology company called Upstate, where he successfully negotiated, licensed and commercialized approximately 190 biomedical research reagents from around the world. He has also done approximately 5 years of research, mostly in the field of immunology (including graduate work). Ahn has an M.B.A. from Rice University, an M.S. in biotechnology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University.

Lunch provided.


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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB), Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students
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