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Getting Scientists REDI for Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Supporting early-career entrepreneurial development through small business funding
Todd Haim, Chief, Office of Small Business Research (OSBR)
Opportunities for diverse individuals trained in biomedical sciences have expanded beyond more traditional, tenure-driven academic settings. NIA recognizes that innovation and diversity of thought can be strengthened and achieved beyond experiences in the lab or other research environments.

Entrepreneurship and grant writing skills are critical in preparing the next generation of aging research innovators for these expanded career opportunities. To this end, NIA is excited to share the launch of the NIA Research and Entrepreneurial Development Immersion (REDI) program, offering training for success in diverse career paths, both within and outside of academic research. Read the full blog post.

Published by Chrishun Brown

Communications Manager for the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center

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