NSF Taps HU Professor to Serve as Reviewer

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invited a Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor to serve as a reviewer on an SBIR panel.

Dr. Mrunalini (Leena) V Pattarkine, Professor of Biotechnology and Director of the Capital Area Biotechnology Partnership, will participate and share her expertise on ‘Bioinstruments and Biosensors Panel ‘ for this Phase I SBIR review.

The primary objective of the SBIR Program is to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector by providing funding to small businesses for early stage research and development with the goal of technology and product commercialization. The goal of the panel is to provide a balanced critique of the technical and commercial merits of the proposed work in order to make anonymous funding recommendations to the NSF.

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