Everyone involved in the life sciences innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem of MA should attend. This event is designed to inspire researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, post-docs and graduate students throughout the Commonwealth to take their ideas to commercialization faster - whether it is through management, funding or partnerships. It is an opportunity to meet serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors as well as many top leaders who have created companies or commercialized technologies coming out of laboratories and ideas. The day's event will bring together the Commonwealth's leading researchers and innovators, along with top-tier management of biotech, pharma and medtech companies as well as the key life sciences funding sources including angels, foundations, venture capitalists, grant experts, Federal Government and philanthropists.
The day's events will bring together the Commonwealth's leading researchers and innovators, along with top-tier management of biotech, pharma and medtech companies and the key life sciences funding sources including angels, foundations, venture capitalists, grant experts, Federal Government representatives, state elected officials, state program managers, and philanthropists focused on cures. We'll supplement this high-octane group with consultants, lawyers and sector experts who can help you find answers faster.
Abigail Barrow, MA
Anupendra Sharma, Siemens Venture Capital (Event Chair)
Andrew Jay, Siemens Venture Capital (Media)
Glen Comiso, MA Life Sciences Collaborative
Imran Nasrullah, Mass Biotech Council
Jeff Behrens, Alnylam
Julia Goldberg, MA
Kevin O'Sullivan, MA Biotech Incubator
Laura E. Allen, MassMedic (Sponsorships)
Laura Weibley, Pfizer
Lolita Elverillo, Mass Biotech Council (Logistics)
Mark Namchuk , Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Content)
Richard Anders, Rubin/Anders Scientific
Sameer Sabir, Harvard-MIT (Innovators Marketplace)
Mara Aspinall, President, Genzyme Genetics
John Brooks, Founder, Prism VentureWorks
Bob Creeden, VP, Partners Venture Fund
Rainer Fuchs, Vice President & Head of Incubator, Biogen Idec
Amar Sawhney, Founder, Confluent and CEO, I-Therapeutix
Thomas Sommer, President, MassMedic
MALSI partners include: Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center, MassMEDIC, TiE Boston, Mass Biotech Council and several major universities and research hospitals.