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Press Release 13-168
National Science Foundation partners with Biotechnology Industry Organization to highlight early-stage small businesses

Participation in 12th Annual BIO Investor Forum intended to help connect entrepreneurs with investors

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Multicolored image of stem cells

In an era of rapidly advancing biotechnology, companies funded by the NSF SBIR/STTR program represent some of the most advanced biomedical and health care technologies created by small businesses. This image shows unspecialized cells capable of dividing into other kinds of cells, also known as stem cells. These particular cells, called undifferentiated human mesenchymal stem cells, are used by Nanofiber Solutions in medical implants.

Credit: Nanofiber Solutions

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