Biotech & Entrepreneurship

Updated: June 14, 2018

Upcoming Biotech & Entrepreneurship Events and Opportunities

June 10-15, 2018
Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and Seminar (GRS)
▸ Drug Safety GRC
▸ Drug Safety GRS

Update (05/14/2018): The application for the awards is full and has closed.
The 2018 Drug Safety Gordon Research Conference (GRC) will be held in Easton, MA, at Stonehill College, June 10-15. A Gordon Research Seminar (GRS), will be held June 9-10 (the weekend prior) at the same site. Topics include systems and computational toxicology, microphysiological systems, immune modulation in clinical development and big data approach to adverse event detection. The event will be an ideal opportunity for those interested in enhancing their understanding of contemporary Safety Assessment in drug discovery/development.

A few awards for selected students, postdocs or other young scientists from the Chicago Biomedical Research Consortium institutions are available. The award covers all costs (registration, room and board) for the GRC meeting except travel. The students/trainees who receive awards must present a poster and stay for the entire meeting. For an additional cost ($275) awarded students/trainees are encouraged to participate in the GRS the weekend prior to the conference.

If you would like to apply, please email

June 13-14, 2018
▸ SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop

PROPEL is hosting this 2-day Intensive Workshop, provided by BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc), that will cover all aspects of writing SBIR/STTR grants focused on life science technologies including: eligibility, sources of funding and agency differences, understanding what reviewers look for, step-by-step instruction on how to write each section of your proposal.

Registration opens April 1. For questions, contact

June 26-27, 2018
Arrowhead Publishers // Communicated by Cures Within Reach
▸ 7th Annual Drug Repositioning, Repurposing and Rescue Conference

NOTE: CBC community members qualify for 35% registration discount.
Email for details.


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