SEMDA Quarterly Meeting: Making the Value Case to Stakeholders @ City Club of Buckhead
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join us for an evening of networking and panel discussion during SEMDA’s next quarterly meeting in December! We’ve had a great year of programming and will to end the year on a high note!

At this meeting we will investigate “Making the Value Case to Stakeholders” as a preview to some of the content we are preparing for SEMDA’s conference in May. We will dig into the perspectives of investors, hospitals, and physicians on what they look for when judging a new technology.

2016 Georgia BIO Awards Dinner @ The Fox Theatre
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Each year Georgia Bio recognizes achievement and honors excellence in the life sciences industry in Georgia, as it brings together nearly 300 of the state’s life sciences industry leaders. The Awards Ceremony is a celebration of the contribution and achievements of Georgia, a moment to pause a reflect on the industry’s legacy.

Event Description

Join your peers in the life sciences community at our annual celebration of outstanding accomplishments of individuals, companies and organizations. This event is only an awards dinner. It is no longer a GaBioEd fundraiser.

CED Life Science Conference @ Raleigh Convention Center
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm

As one of the leading life science gatherings in the nation, the CED Life Science Conference attracts nearly 1,000 participants each year and boasts globally recognized industry leaders as speakers, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors. As an attendee, you’ll meet innovative thinkers and companies from across the life science landscape, representing biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, diagnostics, drug delivery, and AgBio. The conference features a first-in-class program agenda, a demo room for emerging companies and university tech transfer groups, special workshops & content for entrepreneurs, and ample networking for the vibrant life science community that exists in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.

University of Florida’s – A Celebration of Innovation Startup Showcase @ Hilton University of Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Early Bird Registration is OPEN!  Save $20.00 by registering now!!

The University of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders at transferring world-class research to partners who turn these discoveries into commercial products that make the world a better place. If you are an investor, entrepreneur or other interested party who has the resources needed to partner with us, we hope you will join us at A Celebration of Innovation, UF’s tenth annual startup showcase, on March 8, 2016.

A Celebration of Innovation is a unique opportunity to see startup companies commercializing the latest life science, medical device, and cutting-edge technologies generated as a result of the more than $700 million in research conducted annually at UF. Those interested in licensing, commercializing, investing or otherwise becoming involved with getting new discoveries to the marketplace will want to mark their calendars to attend.

You can find the latest information on panelists and presenting companies on the agenda page.