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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Glossary." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. SBIR/STTR at the National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/21811.
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Appendix F

Glossary

BARDA—The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority

Bridge awards—matching funds Phase IIB program operated by the National Cancer Institute and other ICs

CSR—Center for Scientific Review

ERNSIT—NHLBI report on Enhancing the Return on the NHLBI SBIR/STTR Investment Team

FOA—funding opportunity announcement

ICs—Institutes and Centers

NCAI—NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovation

NCI—National Cancer Institute

NHLBI—National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Phase IIB awards—Funding of up to $1 million annually, for up to 3 years, primarily for regulation-related activities

REACH—NHLBI Phase 0 program (Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs)

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Glossary." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. SBIR/STTR at the National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/21811.
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SRG—scientific review group

SRO—scientific review officer

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Glossary." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. SBIR/STTR at the National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/21811.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: Glossary." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. SBIR/STTR at the National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/21811.
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