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Building, Funding, and Growing Successful Biotech Startups

December 17, 2020

Hear about programs supporting biotech startups, featuring
the Center for Biotechnology, IndieBio, Silicon Valley Bank & the BIRD Foundation

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Thursday, December 17, 2020
10:00 PM – 11:30 PM  – IST  |  3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – EST

Turning a good scientific idea into a successful biotech startup is a challenging journey.
This panel will highlight several successful paths that scientists can take toward creating a successful biotech company. Learn what New York-area resources are available to turn your idea into a business and help you develop entrepreneurial skills.

The event will introduce funding and strategic programs available from IndieBio, the Center for Biotechnology, SVB Startup Banking Life Sciences, and the U.S. Binational Industrial Research & Development (BIRD) Foundation.

Speakers include:

Phuong Nguyen, Commercialization Fellow at the Center for Biotechnology.
♦ Stephen Chambers, Managing Director and Partner of IndieBio in New York.
Ben Johnson, Managing Director SVB Startup Banking Life Sciences at SVB Financial Group.
♦ Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, U.S. East Coast/Midwest BIRD Foundation.

Note: Participants will be sent a link to the event by email 24 h in advance.



3:00-3:15: Introduction to Center for Biotechnology

3:15-3:30: Introduction to IndieBio

3:30-3:45: Introduction to SVB Startup Banking Life Sciences

3:45-4:00: Introduction to BIRD Foundation

4:00-4:30: Q&A

Note 2: This is a rescheduled event from the original 12/9 date.
We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you on Thursday 12/17!


December 17, 2020