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Upcoming events:

Fall 2017 BBI Kickoff & Networking Event!

September 13, 2017 

Come meet aspiring entrepreneurs, inventors, scientists, clinicians, engineers and business professionals. Network with future teammates for our December Pitch Day!

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[For earlybirds or inventors looking for team members: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RtvFdL9WtnARiilPZIW0XY9vZ5uKEu4k...]

Bench to Bedside Initiative: 1-Minute Pitch Building Blocks

September 26, 2017

In this workshop, you will learn how professionals define and position a product, how to get across the most important information in less than one minute, and why these features can make or break a future company. Inventors and Professionals: meet and interact with current and future teammates! Keynote Speaker: Alex Rosemblat, MBA, VP Marketing at Datadog; formerly at Epic

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ABCs of SBIR/STTR Funding

September 26, 2017

The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.6 billion in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. This two-hr. session, conducted by nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert, Lisa Kurek, will provide an overview of SBIR/STTR funding, discuss eligibility requirements, and help participants determine whether or not they should take the next steps in pursuing this compelling source of funding.

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Intensive SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH Workshop

September 27 - 28, 2017

Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs? The two programs award over $2.6 billion in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort!

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2017 BBI Pitch Day!

December 12, 2017

Come meet world-class scientists, clinicians, investors and aspiring entrepreneurs! The Bench to Bedside Initiative (BBI) is hosting our Finalist Pitch Day! Business plan teams will pitch patented biomedical technologies from the Cornell University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center or Rockefeller University licensing offices.

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Recent Events

12/16/16: Bench to Bedside Initiative Pitch Day!

1/26/17: Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab Startup Symposium 

3/1/17: Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab: Creative MDs, PhDs, and Engineers wanted! 3D Printer Meeting   

3/15/17: Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab: inDinero Startup Accounting and Tax Prep Seminar

3/23/17: Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab: 3D Printer Meeting with two guest speakers! Jing Zhang, PhD, Founder of ZSFab, Inc.; Elia Lopez-Bernardo, PhD, Business Development Executive, Biogelx, Inc.

 

4/26/17: 3D Printing Discussion with special guest: Nick Joshi, Director, MakerBot

 

5/10/17: Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab $50K Biomedical Business Plan Challenge

5/18/17: BBI Spring 2017 Business Matchmaking – Commercializing Life Sciences

5/22/17: Biotech Startup 101: Phil Crowley, Former Assistant General Counsel, Johnson & Johnson; Biotech Startup Consultant; George W. Johnston, Counsel, Intellectual Property, Gibbons; former Chief Patent Counsel for Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.