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3:00 pm

Bio Connect

Life Sciences Night will feature the latest business, technology, and regulatory developments in drugs and therapeutics. Join experts, innovators, and investors for a dialogue about funding and successes in the sector. For more details, please see vencaf.org/bioconnect About Venture Café Kendall Venture Café opens its doors to the entrepreneurial, innovation, and creative communities around Greater […]

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Venture Cafe Kendall: Office Hours

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Cafe Kendall. Below is the list of the adviser's areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 - 5:00 :: Bill Larrenaga -- Former KPMG partner currently serving as a part time CFO for […]

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Venture Cafe Kendall: Bio Connect – Special Office Hours

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Cafe Kendall. Below is the list of the adviser's areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. Bio Connect Special Office Hours Experts Focus on current life-science tech and funding. ::3:00 - 5:00 :: Asa Valenti -- […]

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4:15 pm

State of Massachusetts Life Sciences

Join Travis McCready, President, and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, in a special Life Sciences State of the Union. Hear McCready’s facts, stats, and insights on challenges and on what’s next in the 10-year horizon for life sciences in Massachusetts.

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5:30 pm

How Digital Biotechs Use Data, Collaboration, and Technology to Improve Fundraising

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Life science and technology leaders discuss approaches to capturing and unlocking value from data that are transforming the way today’s biotechs achieve milestones needed to secure follow on funding. Life science and technology leaders discuss approaches to capturing and unlocking value from data that are transforming the way today’s biotechs achieve milestones needed to secure […]

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Bio Connect – Demo & Info Tables

Venture Cafe Tables are a great way to connect with startups in the Boston community. During our Bio Connect event, Venture Café will give a selection of start-ups an opportunity to showcase their work. Check out the list below and come meet them in person at the event! AI for the Rest of Us Canomiks […]

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6:00 pm

Flash Talks: How to Avoid Potholes on the Road to Life Sciences Machine Learning Paradise

Review of R&D challenges and benchmarking analysis of platform technologies used for AI Machine Learning of large-scale and complex biomedical data. Presenter: Wendy Tsai of BioSymetrics, Inc

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Flash Talks: Fundraising Tips for Early-Stage Life Science Companies

Many early-stage companies are led by first-time entrepreneurs. Though many of them have great ideas, most do not have a business background. We offer some very useful tips and strategies on how to approach fundraising in this space, including a breakdown of the types of investors who invest in early-stage projects, common myths and pitfalls […]

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Flash Talks: The Digital Transformation of Pharma

A case study on how Digital Health reshapes established R&D and Clinical Development processes in Biopharma, creating new therapy regiments to improve patient outcomes. Presenter: Cornelia Kroeger, German Accelerator Life Sciences

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Flash Talks: Beyond the Science and Capital: How to Build a Life Science Product

What really matters when building a life science product? Beyond the science and the capital there are many other important factors that are overlooked. We dive into these and cover what you need to make your life science product a success. Presenter: David Saxner, Principal, Longfellow Associates

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6:45 pm

Shark Tank

BIO Connect is once again hosting its Life Sciences Shark Tank. This was a huge success in 2017. Five life science entrepreneurs will pitch a selection of investors. It is a great platform to pitch, meet and build relationships with investors in the Life Sciences sector.

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Flash Talks: AI-Driven Drug Discovery

An overview of leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) in drug discovery and development: opportunities, challenges, and current technologies. Presenter: Leila Pirhaji, CEO, ReviveMed

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Flash Talks: The Other Half of Life Sciences

In Boston, when someone says life sciences, what you generally think of is therapeutic development. Therapeutic development gets all the large funding rounds, the press coverage, etc. But there is a second life sciences industry in development. This is medical data science, the application of data science techniques such as machine learning and deep learning […]

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Flash Talks: How to Use Digital Health Space to Reach People of Color?

While health may be a human right, health equity has not been achieved in the US. There are great racial disparities in health. Digital health tools may be the best innovative solution for reducing health disparities. I am launching a platform to highlight mental health for people of color. I am able to provide insights […]

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Flash Talks: Carbohydrate-Based Vaccines for HIV and Cancer

Isaac Krauss is an associate professor at Brandeis University. He’s working on a new method for creating vaccines that mimic specific antibodies in a way that could lead to immunizations against HIV, many types of cancer, and host of other diseases. He’s also a professional-level violinist, and nearly took another path in life. Hear about […]

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7:15 pm

Flash Talks: Strategies to Foster Youth Interest in STEM

There are many initiatives that exist to connect young people who are interested in a future in STEM/life sciences with educational and mentoring opportunities. How can we motivate young people to take further advantage of these opportunities, and foster/develop their interest in STEM? Presenter: Stephanie Lustgarten, Vice President, Biometrics, Verastem, Inc.

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Flash Talks: Brace Yourself: Redesigning Scoliosis Back Braces

The ModiBrace is a modifiable back brace designed to offer improved scoliosis treatment. The brace can be easily adjusted to precisely target and correct curvature in the spine. The quick customizability of the brace results in the most accurate treatment of scoliosis possible. The easy modification is due adjustable bands in the brace that can […]

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Flash Talks: Early Stage Market Research: Why Invest the Time?

Early-stage life science market research is critical to the innovation process and funding success. Early-stage innovators and startups often skip critical aspects of market research such as identifying segmented addressable markets with commercial potential or having a complete view of the competition. This session will elucidate the importance of early-stage life science market research, provide […]

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