Apply for the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Training Program for Aging (BETA)

Biomedical Entrepreneurship Training Program for Aging (BETA) is a National Institute of Aging (NIA/NIH) funded training program administered at the University of Missouri.


Biomedical Entrepreneurship Training Program for Aging (BETA) is a National Institute of Aging (NIA/NIH) funded training program administered at the University of Missouri.

The one-year modular training program is to impart broad skill sets and knowledge required for translation-focused and multidisciplinary roles in modern academic career positions.  Trainees will be prepared and ready to understand the cross-sector landscape required to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. Training includes structured education in translational aging, age-related disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) combined with entrepreneurship and business development required to bring new drugs, devices and technologies to clinical practice.

Graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, postbaccalaureate students, healthcare Professionals, early-stage scientists are eligible to apply for the program.  Upon successful completion of one year BETA training program, trainees will receive a fellowship of $6,000 and “BETA Scholar” certificate.

For additional details and to apply for the program please visit the BETA webpage.


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