Startup Symposium

On January 24th, 2018, we will hold our second annual Startup Symposium, a celebration of biomedical and... Read More

Startup Symposium

On January 24th, 2018, we will hold our second annual Startup Symposium, a celebration of biomedical and healthcare entrepreneurship for the Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University community. In partnership with Entrepreneurship at Cornell in Ithaca, the event brings together members of the community interested in learning about innovative biomedical and health care startups. The event will include a networking reception with over 20 posters of early stage biomedical technologies, seed and series A biomedical startups affiliated with Cornell. If you are interested in attending the 2018 Startup Symposium, please register.

The Bench to Bedside Initiative

The Bench to Bedside Initiative (BBI) is the flagship program of WCM BioVenture eLab. BBI is a 12-week,... Read More

The Bench to Bedside Initiative

The Bench to Bedside Initiative (BBI) is the flagship program of WCM BioVenture eLab. BBI is a 12-week, life sciences intensive course at Weill Cornell Medicine. The course, which just completed its fifth year with 21 teams, teaches scientists and clinicians how to write a pitch around biomedical technologies. Participants create teams around patented technologies at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Tri-Institutional community. Every December, finalist teams present to an audience during a public “Pitch Day” event to VC judges from firms including Orbimed and Deerfield. BBI is supported by a group of 70+ mentors and has facilitated over $25,000+ in cash and service prizes...

$100K Biomedical Business Plan Challenge

On May 9th, we will hold our second annual $100K Biomedical Business Plan... Read More

$100K Biomedical Business Plan Challenge

On May 9th, we will hold our second annual $100K Biomedical Business Plan Challenge on May 9th. Entrepreneurial scientists apply and are selected to take part in an exciting 8-week intensive mentoring program to build and refine a complete business plan. Teams compete at a public Pitch Day in front of a panel of esteemed judges. 

IP & Biotech Due Diligence Workshops

The IP & Biotech Due Diligence Workshops teach scientists and clinicians the steps necessary to turn a business plan... Read More

IP & Biotech Due Diligence Workshops

The IP & Biotech Due Diligence Workshops teach scientists and clinicians the steps necessary to turn a business plan built around a scientific discovery/invention into an investable startup company. The Workshops are taught by experts in the IP field and take place twice a year. Interested participants are required to sign up in advance of the classes.

3D Printer Interest Group and Workshops

The BioVenture eLab hosts a number of meetups and events focused on innovation specifically focused on 3D printing. These... Read More

3D Printer Interest Group and Workshops

The BioVenture eLab hosts a number of meetups and events focused on innovation specifically focused on 3D printing. These events bring together clinicians, scientists, and engineers to discuss ideas and brainstorm prototype projects for the new BioVenture eLab makerspace.

Computation and Medical Device Interest Workshop

The BioVenture eLab regularly hosts a computation and medical device interest group in the new ... Read More

Computation and Medical Device Interest Workshop

The BioVenture eLab regularly hosts a computation and medical device interest group in the new BioVenture eLab MakerSpace. These programs are designed to encourage innovative/inventive thinking in the computational & medical device space and to encourage collaboration between our inventors. 

Electronics Workshops

The BioVenture eLab regularly hosts hands-on Arduino and Electronics workshops in the new BioVenture... Read More

Electronics Workshops

The BioVenture eLab regularly hosts hands-on Arduino and Electronics workshops in the new BioVenture eLab MakerSpace. These programs are designed to encourage innovative/inventive thinking in the biomedical space and to teach inventors how to get started with electronics. 

Community Matchmaking

The Community Matchmaking events bring together a diverse group of people from academic research, technology, healthcare/... Read More

Community Matchmaking

The Community Matchmaking events bring together a diverse group of people from academic research, technology, healthcare/medicine and the business communities to address innovation in healthcare. These events enable inventors to meet potential team members to form successful teams. Attendees are comprised of specialists in business, legal, technology and medical research—and are interested in working with patented life science technologies with BBI members.