Career and Business Development

Expert Consulting Services

For You: Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows within Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, and Vermont.  

Continuing with our mission to promote success in biomedical entrepreneurship, the I-Trep program offers individual one-to-one consulting with experts to assist you with commercializing your innovation.  

Assistance is available for, but not limited to, the following areas:

  1.  SBIR/STTR Phase I submission or resubmission
  2.  SBIR/STTR Phase II submission or resubmission
  3.  Setting up and managing your startup
  4.  Reaching potential investors

Request for this consultant service is available year-round.  The request will be submitted to the I-Trep administrative office where it will be discussed by the Steering Committee.  If selected, the I-Trep program will put you in contact with an expert to help you with your topic of interest.  The I-Trep program will cover the consultation fee. 

RFA and Application


Funding for Specialized Internships

For You:  Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Graduate Students within Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, and Vermont.


Continuing with our mission to provide training and education in biomedical entrepreneurship, the I-Trep program is offering funding for specialized internships for 2017-2018.    

  •  Intern with a biomedical small business or pharma:  Prepare to develop your product, launch your startup, or prepare your SBIR/STTR application
  • Intern with a patent attorneys’ office: Learn how to develop your own intellectual property and navigate the patent process
  • Intern with an FDA regulation consultant business:  Gain insight into dealing with FDA regulations so that you are prepared to face the process with your own product

Eligible Host:

Any Bioscience-based business or other business such as law offices or consultant firms that support the bioscience community.  The applicant can specify the host in their application or can have the I-Trep Program identify the appropriate host for the desired training.

RFA and Application