Connecting Innovation, Capital and Industry
The Life Sciences Summit 2014 brings emerging companies and innovators together with capital and industry leaders with the goal of increasing collaboration, networking, and new business opportunities. The Summit’s robust program will feature Business Workshops & Plenary Sessions, KOLs, Emerging Companies and Innovators, and ‘Pitch Doctors’ – all with the goal of accelerating the development of new therapies to address unmet medical needs.
Life Sciences Summit Showcase
Emerging Company Presentations
The Summit Showcase features presentations by emerging companies that have raised $15 million or less with pre-clinical to Phase 2A assets. These companies present before a panel of ‘Pitch Doctors’ (early stage VCs, corporate VCs and industry business development executives) who will ask questions and provide constructive feedback.
The pipeline café features 30 academic innovators who are hand selected to present their discoveries, which are available for partnering, in two poster sessions. The academic innovators will be available for discussions at their posters as well as one-on-one partnering meetings.
Strategic Partner Presentations
Industry business development executives and medical research foundations seeking early stage collaborations outline their interests to Summit participants.
Business Workshops & Plenary Sessions
Business Workshops and Plenary Sessions feature experts from business, academia, government and the not-for-profit sector who explore the broader issues affecting the development and commercialization of new therapeutics and provide guidance to emerging companies and innovators looking to launch, build and fund successful life sciences companies
Key Opinion Leaders
Thought leaders from industry, academia, government and medical research foundations share their insights on the opportunities and challenges that impact the discovery and development of new therapies in the areas of oncology, infectious diseases, CNS and diseases related to Aging.
Other Program Features
Lunch With The Experts
Provides delegates with an opportunity to have casual, topical discussions with many of the experts that participating in plenary sessions and workshops. No sign-up is required. Simply look for the table numbers and take a seat during the Summit luncheon.
Partnering With Networking2
Networking2 is an online platform that brings the life sciences community together to network, connect and collaborate before and after their participation in the Life Sciences Summit. Networking2 makes it easy to interact with other conference participants in real-time through your desktop or mobile device.