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[VIRTUAL VENTURE CAFÉ] Beyond Boundaries: BioTech and Rhode Island

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by Kajsa Whitney
August 12, 2020
When:
September 17, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
2020-09-17T11:30:00-04:00
2020-09-17T15:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free

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On September 17, Venture Café Providence, in partnership with RI Bio, NEMIC, and Ximedica, will showcase how the Life Sciences companies in our state can access the best innovations in research, marketability, and intellectual property, by thinking beyond the boundaries of our state, region and country. We will showcase the newest medical innovations, spanning from digital & connected products to diagnostics to pharma and drug delivery to robotics to materials and sensors to inventions, that you never thought you could imagine.


AGENDA

11:30 AM | Cultivating Innovation: Informal Conversations with RI’s Economic Gardener

Join us for an informal conversation, led by Tuni Schartner, Executive Director of Venture Café Providence and Rhode Island’s economic gardener. Every week Tuni will lead the conversation with thought leaders from around Rhode Island touching on a number of topics important for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in Rhode Island. This week will feature conversations with founders from Brown’s 2020 B-Lab program, Justin Kim, co-founder of Cress Health; Lauren Brown, co-founder of figured; and Michelle Liu co-founder of Belong Here; and an update on the Cox Get Started Competition on September 30 with Ross Nelson.

12:00 PM | Ximedica Series

This VIRTUAL monthly technology forum showcases the newest medical innovations spanning from digital & connected products, diagnostics, pharma & drug delivery, robotics, materials, sensors, to inventions you never thought you could imagine. Brought to you by District Hall Providence, NEMIC, and Ximedica.

1:00 PM | Covid-19 Research in Rhode Island

Rhode Island researchers and academics are actively developing treatments and diagnostics for COVID-19. Melissa Simon of RI Commerce will lead this academic panel with three researchers John McMichael of Beechtree Labs, Angela Slitt of the University of Rhode Island, Maria Grazia Ruocco of Lab on a Chip, and Lenny Moise of EpiVax.

2:00 PM | Advancing Life Sciences Innovation: Perspectives from RI Bio’s Life Science Advisors

Meet RI Bio’s Life Science Advisors, an advisory council of knowledge experts in their fields, who provide an extended network for the organization’s Board of Directors and RI Bio members to help advance the Life Sciences in the greater Rhode Island area. Hear from this newly formed team of Advisors, who contribute their important resources and connections and bring their passion for growing the Life Sciences economy in Rhode Island and Southern New England.


Venture Café Providence in partnership with NEMIC, RI Bio, and Ximedica.

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