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Director's Note

Photo of two researchers shaking handsBig health discoveries often start small – ideas built upon ideas. But ideas need resources to drive them forward and transform them into the kind of breakthroughs that can improve treatments, cure diseases and make people’s lives better.

That’s the goal of the NIDDK’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, both of which provide practical means for small companies with big ideas to accelerate progress by honing and commercializing their biomedical research.
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