Photos from last year's event:
Feedback from last year's event:
"...The "funny money" giveaway at the poster session was a brilliant idea - great way to encourage networking and listening! Clever and fun.
"...An OUTSTANDING job on the speaker line-up, excellent diversity
across the life sciences innovation field; blend of keynotes and panels)."
"...an exceptionally good job designing the day with good refreshments and
reliable breaks between sessions to allow for networking and connections."
"...We all attend lots of conferences and I would give this one an A+++.
"...Was a good mix of new science and venture education. I would definitely
attend again- the level of presenters and attendees was really good."
"...Absolutely great conference. I think it's now the best emerging life science
conference on the East Coast all year."
"....Outstanding show ... fantastic science and compelling speakers. A
complete ecosystem that promotes thought leadership and innovation."
The 4th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific leaders and business experts to mingle with innovators, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.
Building Biotech Backward: What is in the secret sauce to a successful startup? We believe the best way is to "build your biotech backwards" and consider how all the issues you will face in your successful company 5-10 years from now influence your ideas today. Our Panel will debate some of the big issues on "building biotech backwards" while brainstorming with your ideas to increase the chance of your startup becoming the next success story.
Participate at 9 Open Discussions that include Careers outside of Academia; Intellectual Property for Start-ups; Inside a VC firm; Hot Diseases; Partnering with Pharma/Medtech; Early money: Angels & Grants; How to start a Biotech company; Hot to start a Medtech company; and How to start a Diagnostics company.
Join us for the flagship event of life sciences in Massachusetts, jointly and actively put together by all the major organizations that are involved in starting and supporting the life sciences startup ecosystem in the Commonwealth.
The event's speakers include:
Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts, SCO, New England Biolabs - opening keynote
Dr. Todd Zion, President and CEO, SmartCells Inc. - lunch keynote
Benjamin Conway, Founder and Managing Director, Johnston Blakely & Company - State of the Union address
No registration refunds will be made after May 25, 2011
On-line registration is closed.
On-site Registration will open at 8:00 on June 2nd at the 1st floor of the Harvard Club at 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day has been developed by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Start-up Initiative (MALSI). MALSI is a platform organization that brings together all major public and private entities in the State that are committed to building the next generation of Massachusetts companies. MALSI's mission is to ensure that Massachusetts maintains its lead as the #1 region in the world to start, nurture and grow life sciences companies.
MALSI partners include: Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center, Mass Biotech Council, TiE Boston, and several major universities and research hospitals.
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