2019 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

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April 8+9, 2019 | 1 MedImmune Way
Gaithersburg MD, 20878

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This invitation-only event is free for executive level biotech leaders and is presented by BioHealth Innovation, VirginiaBio, Children’s National Health System,  Maryland Tech Council, Hemoshear Therapeutics, Maryland Department of Commerce, Quality Biologics Johns Hopkins University, University System of Maryland and MedImmune/AstraZeneca. Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC set the bar high for biotech innovation. So please join us for our Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum that will highlight the accomplishments of today and chart our successes of tomorrow.

We are excited to bring you an exceptional line up of speakers. The program will feature sessions that focus on the Advancing Science and Accelerating Innovation.

2019 Agenda

8:00 AM: Arrival

Registration, Breakfast, Networking

9:00 AM: Welcoming Remarks

9:15 AM: State of the Ecosystem

9:30 AM: Interview with Alex Philippidis

10:00 AM: Networking Break

10:50 AM: In Conversation: Growth Opportunities in the BioHealth Capital Region

11:25 AM: New Tools in Therapeutics

11:25 AM: Keys to Entrepreneurial Success in the BioHealth Capital Region

12:30 PM: Lunch

1:40 PM: Keynote

2:10 PM: How to find (and use) public resources)

2:10 PM: University-Industry Demonstration Projection Project

3:00 PM: Networking Break

3:40 PM: New Players & New Success in the BHCR

4:30 PM: Closing Keynote – The Future of Healthcare & Pharma/Biotech Industry

5:00 PM: General Reception

8:30 AM: Arrival

Registration, Breakfast, Networking

9:00 AM: Welcoming Remarks & BioHealth Capital Region Investment Conference Recap

9:10 AM: Keynote

9:30 AM: Crab Trap

MODERATOR:
Rich Bendis, President & CEO, BioHealth Innovation Inc.

10:50 AM: Foreign Investment: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

11:50 AM: Lunch

1:00 PM: Examining Bio Opportunity Zones

1:45 PM: Closing Remarks: Looking to the Future – Goals for 2019

2:15 PM: Open Networking

2019 Sponsors

Crab Trap

FOURTH ANNUAL BIOHEALTH REGION CRAB TRAP COMPETITION

You thought the Shark Tank was tough?

Submit your application for a chance to be named the startup with the most Commercial Potential
at the BioHealth Capital Region Forum, win $10,000 and more!

Sponsored by:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 8, 2019
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: March 21, 2019
APPLY NOW!

Present at the BioHealth Capital Region Forum on April 9, 2019
Finalists will have a chance to win the grand prize by presenting in
front of a panel of prominent industry funding experts and executives including:

  • Rich Bendis (Moderator), President & CEO, BioHealth Innovation, Inc
  • 2019  Distinguished Judges:
    • Christian Barrow, Executive Director, Life Sciences – Commercial Banking, JP Morgan
    • Charles J. Andres, Intellectual Property Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    • Raghav Bhargava, Associate, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
    • Ethel Rubin, NIH Entrepreneur in Residence

       

       

      Grand Prize

      $10,000 (provided by WSGR)
      Visibility in front of hundreds of attendees
      and prominent industry/venture capital judges

      Business Mentoring

      CRITERIA
      Product
      Leadership Team
      Marketing/Strategy
      Technical Feasibility
      Financial/Projection

      APPLY NOW »

Crab Trap

This invitation-only event is free for executive level biotech leaders and is presented by BioHealth Innovation, VirginiaBio, Inova, Children’s National Health System, QIAGEN, Maryland Tech Council, University System of Maryland and MedImmune/AstraZeneca. Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC set the bar high for biotech innovation. So please join us for our Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum that will highlight the accomplishments of today and chart our successes of tomorrow.

We are excited to bring you an exceptional line up of speakers. The program will feature sessions that focus on the Advancing Science and Accelerating Innovation.