Biotech & Entrepreneurship Archives 2017

Biotech & Entrepreneurship Archives contain Chicago Biotech & Entrepreneurship news, announcements and events that have been chronologically posted on the CBC homepage throughout the year.


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2017

Posted: November 28, 2017
Biotech & Entrepreneurship
SmartHealth Activator & Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Date: December 12, 2017
▸ BioPathways: Challenges Developing a University Startup
Featuring Marcus Schabacker, Chief Operating Officer, Prenosis, and former Chief Scientific Officer, Baxter International.
(flyer)


Posted: August 31, 2017
Biotech & Entrepreneurship
New Course: Entrepreneurship for Science and Medicine
Date: October 18 – November 15, 2017
Organizer: Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
▸ More info and registration details


Posted: August 31, 2017
Biotech & Entrepreneurship
Second Annual CureAccelerator Live! Pitch Event
Date: November 15, 2017
Organizer: Cures Within Reach
(flyer)
▸ More info and registration details


Posted: November 10, 2017
Biotech & Entrepreneurship
BioPathways: featuring Nancy Joseph-Ridge, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, TerSera Therapeutics
Date: November 14, 2017
Organizer: SmartHealth Activator & Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
▸ More info and registration details


Posted: August 15, 2017
Biotech & Entrepreneurship
Insight to Innovation: Women in STEM Leadership Conference
Date: October 27, 2017
Organizer: UChicago & Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM)
▸ More info and registration details


Posted: October 9, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
CBC Director Jim Audia to give remarks at the monthly CIM meeting
Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: MATTER
▸ RSVP here


Posted: September 27, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
CBC Director Jim Audia to speak at Rosalind Franklin University
Date and time: Tue, October 10, 2017, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Rosalind Franklin University
3333 Green Bay Road
Centennial Room
North Chicago, IL 60064

▸ Register HERE
(flyer)


Posted: August 24, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
UICentre Drug Discovery Workshop
Date: October 6, 2017
Location: UIC Molecular Biology Research Building, Room 1017, 900 S Ashland
UICentre is hosting a workshop for all researchers interested in learning more about the drug discovery process from industry experts. The workshop examines two drug discovery case studies and the strategies employed that are common across all targets in small molecule drug discovery. Attendees will also gain information on resources available at UIC from both UICentre and RRC to assist and enable drug discovery and entrepreneurial researchers on campus.
Speakers: Dr. Laura Bloem, Research Associate Professor, UIC and Dr. Mary Mader, Research Fellow, Eli Lilly and Company
Talks: 10:30am-12:30pm, Breakout Session and Lunch: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Registration Required
Contact: jhicko1@uic.edu


Posted: July 19, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop
Date: October 3-4, 2017
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: MATTER
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.
▸ More info and registration details


Posted: August 7, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
Women in Bio (WIB): Third Annual Start-Up Challenge
Date: September 28, 2017
Location: MATTER

▸ More info and registration details


Posted: April 26, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
UChicago Innovation Fest 2017
Date: May 1 – June 1, 2017
Location: UChicago; varied locations (see schedule)
Sponsor: UChicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.

This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top innovative leaders, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.

Swing by on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Polsky Exchange North (1452 E 53rd St., 2nd Floor, Chicago), which is the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s 34,000 square foot coworking and incubator space, to pick up your guide to UChicago Innovation Fest 2017. Learn more about the many opportunities to plug into and benefit from the vibrant UChicago innovation ecosystem.
▸ Schedule of the events


Posted: April 4, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop
Date: June 14-15
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: MATTER
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. The workshop will cover all agencies, including Department of Defense, National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, with detailed emphasis on NIH. Who should attend: Anyone planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR proposal in the next 12 months; Individuals interested in learning enough about the program to determine if they are interested in pursuing future submissions; Individuals supporting SBIR/STTR applicants and companies including financial managers, business managers, other administrative personnel; and Individuals from academic institutions interested in working with SBIR/STTR applicants as subcontractors and supporting personnel. Why you should attend: National averages for NIH SBIR proposal funding are around 20% for Phase I and 40% for Phase II; and BBC clients are funded at a rate two to three higher than the national average across agencies. Cost is $250 per participant / $200 each additional from the same company. For more information and to register, click HERE. Attendees must register by June 8; late registration is $275 per person. For questions, contact PROPEL@ibioinstitute.org.


Posted: April 26, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
UChicago Innovation Fest 2017
Date: May 1 – June 1, 2017
Location: UChicago; varied locations (see schedule)
Swing by on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Polsky Exchange North (1452 E 53rd St., 2nd Floor, Chicago), which is the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s 34,000 square foot coworking and incubator space, to pick up your guide to UChicago Innovation Fest 2017. Learn more about the many opportunities to plug into and benefit from the vibrant UChicago innovation ecosystem. Please join us for any of the following events.
▸ Schedule of the events


Posted: April 26, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
Accelerating Drug Discovery: New Approaches to Public – Private Partnerships
Date: May 2, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics, NU, Evanston
NU Center for Developmental Therapeutics in the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute and the Innovation and New Ventures Office invites all to attend a special forum on Accelerating Drug Discovery: New Approaches to Public – Private Partnerships. The featured speaker will be Peter Schultz, PhD (Scripps Family Chair Professor, CEO & Vice Chair Research Administration, California Campus, The Scripps Research Institute). The forum will also include panelists from the greater Chicago area drug discovery and development community.

RSVP via email to Tiffany Leighton Ozmin

▸ More info


Posted: April 25, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
Solving the Unsolvable: A Partnership to End IPF
Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 5:30–8:00pm
Location: MATTER
Sponsor: MATTER
Atul Butte, director of the Institute of Computational Health Sciences at UCSF, will give a seminar at this free event on Thursday, April 27, from 5:30–8:00pm. MATTER is also hosting the foremost experts and KOLs in to talk about their cutting-edge research and treatments for respiratory diseases. Any researchers, administrators, or students interested in pulmonology, bioinformatics, oxygen therapy, or cutting-edge treatments to respiratory disorders are especially encouraged to attend.
▸ Register here


Posted: April 4, 2017
BIOTECH & Entrepreneurship
PROPEL: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop

June 14 – 15, 2017 @ 9am – 4pm @ MATTER
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.
▸ Register here


Posted: January 31, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
NEW TechStart Program Fellowships
The TechStart Program at the UChicago Polsky Center is a competitive opportunity for current UChicago trainees to work with the Technology Commercialization & Licensing team at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The program is open to NU and UIC trainees as well.

Info sessions: Wednesday, February 1st, 10 – 11 AM in the Polsky Exchange North Theater and Thursday, February 9th, 12 – 1 PM in the GCIS atrium.

Application deadline: February 16, 2016.
▸ Read more
▸ Apply


Posted: January 30, 2017
biotech & Entrepreneurship
PROPEL: iBIO IndEX 2017
April 24, 2017 @ Hyatt Regency O’Hare
iBIO IndEx is a place to converge and connect with key thought leaders and peers from diverse backgrounds, and emerge with new insight to help drive industry-wide growth and transformation. This conference will include the finals of the PROPEL Business Plan Competition and the Innovation Showcase. More details on 2017 iBIO IndEx coming soon.