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The State of Life Science Innovation: Navigating Threats to Growth

June 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The NEVCA is partnering with incubate and WeWork for Health to to educate our members on the current policy environment surrounding the Life Science industry, and the challenges it presents. With discussions featuring renowned investorsfounders, and politicians, the day will consist of an exciting keynote speaker  and two panels:

Panel 1: Capital for Cures – The Challenge for Life Science Start-Ups

11:00 – 11:45 AM

Panel 1 will include local entrepreneurs in the biotech space who can discuss the treatments and cures they are researching, as well as local VCs who can discuss the quest for VC dollars.

Panel 2: Advancing Life Science Breakthroughs in Today’s Political Environment

12:30 – 1:15 PM

Panel 2 will feature local and national speakers detailing the threats to innovation on the state and federal level and the need for honest dialogue.

Speakers include:

  • The Honorable Erik Paulson: Former Member of Congress, Minnesota
  • Peter Kolchinsky, PhD: RA Capital Managing Director
  • Johannes Fruehauf, MD, PhD: Co-founder/President of LabCentral
  • Sara Nayeem, MA: NEA Partner
  • Jody Rose: NEVCA President
  • and more!


June 13, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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New England Venture Capital Association


JLABS at Lab Central
700 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States