Small Business Grants for Entrepreneurial Researchers


Program Agenda

Presentation (10:30 am - Noon)

  • Basics and best practices of small business grants
  • Non-NIH SBIRs
  • Engaging with sponsors
  • Tips for writing SBIRs/STTRs

20-minute Individual Consultations (1:00 – 3:00 pm)

  • A limited number of 1:1 consultations will be available
  • Email to reserve your spot

Dr. Zimmerman blends a deep understanding of science and technology with strong commercialization focus. Burr has held roles in the pharmaceuticals and medical device industries, and earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering, focusing on advanced materials and Nanotechnology. Burr’s technical background includes advanced materials, energy (renewables, bioenergy) biotech (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology) and chemicals (materials, process, economics) technology.

Light Refreshments will be provided

*Advanced registration is required*


This program is for the Tri-Institutional research community. Registration is required.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

Registration Details


Burr Zimmerman, PhD
Founder and Principal
Urban Venture Group, Ltd.