Entries by Ayal Ronen

ASSOBIOTEC – FREEMIND GROUP PRESENTATION: NIH/DOD Non-dilutive Funding Opportunities; non-US applicants are welcome!

Currently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are actively funding 1,124 projects amounting to $1.3B, taking place outside the US and awarded to non-US applicant organizations. And, when taking into account collaborations and partnerships between domestic and foreign entities, the funded R&D dollars outside the US even exceed the above. In this presentation Ayal Ronen, […]

National Science Foundation (NSF) – SBIR and STTR Programs

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently updated the SBIR and STTR programs for the upcoming December 2nd and 4th deadlines, respectively. Areas of interest cover Biological and Biomedical Technologies and are a fantastic source of funding for early-stage projects. Some $42,000,000 will be awarded through these mechanisms to roughly 250 awards.   ABOUT THE NSF The National […]

Webinar: Medical Device Non-Dilutive Funding: Trends & Opportunities

In a world in which both medical diagnostics and therapies are shifting towards minimally invasive technologies, it is not surprising that steadily increasing non-dilutive funding is available for innovative medical device companies. The scope of funding support covers the entire R&D cycle, from early stage exploratory and discovery work all the way to late stage clinical research and validation. In the upcoming […]

Webinar: CNS/PNS Non-Dilutive Funding Opportunities

Within the non-dilutive funding space one can find pockets of money in the billions of dollars directed at unmet medical needs related to CNS/PNS ailments. The scope of funding support covers much of the R&D cycle from proof of concept to late stage clinical. In the upcoming webinar in the series of summer educational webinars, […]

Webinar: Cancer Non-dilutive Funding, Wed – July 31st, 2013

NIH alone awards roughly $5.8B annually to Cancer related R&D grants and contracts. The scope of funding support covers much of the R&D cycle with an emphasis on pre-clinical work, and may cover clinical stage activities as well. In the upcoming webinar in the series of summer educational webinars, FreeMind’s VP, Ayal Ronen, will discuss key […]

Webinar: Biodefense and Infectious Diseases Webinar

The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) awards close to $6,000,000,000 annually. Taking into account activities by DTRA, DARPA, US Army, BARDA etc. this is a funding force no one in the field can afford to ignore. In our first Webinar, FreeMind’s VP Ayal Ronen will discuss Biodefense and Infectious Diseases funding opportunities […]

FreeMind featured in ‘Nature’ – Grant applications: Find me the money

Lucas Laursen Nature 486, 559-561 (2012) doi:10.1038/nj7404-559a Published online 27 June 2012 This article was originally published in the journal Nature Some consultants offer to help researchers to find and secure grants. But scientists should carefully consider whether and how a consultant is worth the time and expense. Read article online The e-mails were arriving in […]