NIH/DOD non-dilutive funding opportunities: non-US applicants welcome

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Ram May-Ron - Managing Partner, Freemind

Short description of the presentation:

In 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded $1.3B to over 1000 projects taking place outside the US and awarded to non-US applicant organizations. When taking into account collaborations and partnerships between domestic and foreign entities, the funded R&D dollars outside the US exceeded the above.
Ram May-Ron, FreeMind's Managing Partner, will provide insight into the non-dilutive funding landscape with an emphasis on the NIH, Department of Defense, and other US government agencies. Mr. May-Ron will describe the various pockets of money available for non-US applicants, potential for funding, and means to maximize chances for award.

Biography of the speaker:

For over a decade, Ram May-Ron has been a leading figure within FreeMind. Initially leading FreeMind’s Professional Services Department, he later became a partner and took upon himself the full responsibilities of FreeMind’s marketing and business development efforts, as well as the overall management of FreeMind’s professional services activities.
Mr. May-Ron has more than 15 years of experience as a leading strategic analyst, both in the business and political sectors. He has led a strategic consulting firm and has served as a top strategy adviser to several international organizations and elected political officials. Mr. May-Ron serves on the board of directors for several companies and has a wide range of experience in marketing and business development.
Mr. May-Ron holds an MEI in International Business Management from Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. He also holds an MA in International Relations, focusing on strategic decision making processes from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, winning the International Relations Department’s academic excellence scholarship.


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