Whether your personal interests are in supporting innovation, bringing lifesaving biomedical products to patients, training the next generation of biomedical leaders or fueling our economy, the Center for Biotechnology provides a vehicle to accomplish great things. Things that matter. Things that change, and save, lives.
Your involvement is an essential part of our future. Please consider a gift to the Center for Biotechnology which will help fuel innovation by ensuring that lifesaving technologies make it out of research labs and into the hands of patients.
Give to the Center for Biotechnology online through the Stony Brook Foundation. Contributions can be made to our Fund for Excellence. More information about donating through the Stony Brook Foundation can be found here.
Are you interested in learning about the skills needed to commercialize an innovation? Do you have an innovation that you are looking to bring out of the lab? Are you looking for funding to aide commercialization efforts? Attend the LIBH Commercialization Workshop.
The Long Island Bioscience Hub (LIBH) is hosting a Life Science focused Mini-Boot Camp- a one day rapid fire workshop that will provide practical tools used in commercialization as well as strategies to enhance applications for LIBH grant funding.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
8:30a-3:00pLong Island High Technology Incubator
25 Health Sciences Drive, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Who Should Attend: Faculty, Physicians, Fellows, Post Docs, Grad Students
Eavesdropping on Investors’ Closed Door Discussions”
1st Pitch Life Sciences Meeting
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Hear what happens after a start-up company presents to an investor group. Usually after the company representatives leave the room the investors have a private discussion to decide whether the opportunity merits further investigation and possible investment. 1st Pitch Life Science offers presenters and audience members the chance to hear what happens in those closed-door discussion, and to learn what really matters to investors.
1st Pitch Life Science is organized by MABA (Mid Atlantic Bio Angels www.bioangels.net), a life science investor group, to encourage and educate aspiring life science entrepreneurs who know they may be too early or not fully prepared to seek investment but want the opportunity to practice their pitch and to receive constructive criticism from experienced and knowledgeable professionals.
The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshop is the next installment of how to workshops for entrepreneurs, early phase companies, inventors, and anyone thinking of becoming an entrepreneur. Technology agnostic information on topics such as Seed Funding, Crowd Funding, What is the profile of a fundable company? Protecting my edge in intellectual property? What type of incorporation is right for me? will be presented. View complete agenda here.
In most cases for a startup, having patent, trade secret, trademark, and/or copyright protection is the key leverage needed to attract the life-blood investment necessary to sustain and grow the startup to exit. This discussion will address from a startup’s perspective how to maintain the maximum potential value of Intellectual Property you may have AND future Intellectual Property that you don’t even know about yet!
You will learn about:
Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret Basics
Common misconceptions about IP, e.g., Patentability and enforcement vs. Freedom-to-Operate
Preparing for your pitch and the resultant Due Diligence
What steps to take (or not to take) in order to avoid losing your precious IP leverage: Unintentionally forfeiting IP rights,Controlling ownership,And other IP portfolio building strategies
Speakers: Ray Farrell, founding partner of Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP; Pina Campagna, Patent & Trademark Attorney at Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP.
RSVP to David C Hamilton Director, Business Development, Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP): firstname.lastname@example.org
The Life Sciences Summit is an early stage investor and business development conference that highlights innovation. The objective of the event is to connect biotech and academic innovators with the capital and strategic partners they will need to move new discoveries into clinical development. This year’s event will take place on October 28-29 at 10 on the Park at Time Warner Center in New York City. Visit www.lifesciencessummit.org for full event details.