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4th Annual VTCRC Game Changer Week

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09/10/2024  – 09/13/2024

Blacksburg, VA, USA

Celebrate Innovation at the 4th Annual VTCRC Game Changer Week! Join Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) for Game Changer Week 2024, taking place from September 10-13, 2024. This year promises an exhilarating exploration across dynamic tracks including: – Health & Life Sciences – AI & Emerging Tech – Sustainability – Entrepreneurship – Professional Development

10th Annual BioHealth Capital Region Week

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09/17/2024  – 09/19/2024

United States Pharmacopeia, Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, USA

The BioHealth Capital Region Forum serves as the premier gathering for the biopharma sector, bringing together over 1,100 registrants annually, including esteemed government officials, academic leaders, and industry executives. This event offers a unique opportunity to reconnect, rekindle partnerships, and explore new avenues for growth within the region. As the flagship event of the BioHealth

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Northern Virgina BioHub Biotech & Beer

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08/01/2024
5:00 pm  – 7:00 pm  EST

Spider Kelly's, 3181 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201, USA

Join your friends in the Northern Virginia BioHub for Bio & Beer on Thursday, August 1st from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M at Spider Kelly’s in Arlington, VA. Attendees will enjoy an evening of networking among life science industry leaders, healthcare professionals, government, and academic researchers. Stay tuned, they’ll be announcing the special guest speaker

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Accelerate Breakfast Series

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07/19/2024  – 07/19/2024
7:30 am  EST

The MITRE Corporation, Colshire Drive, McLean, VA, USA

Registration Deadline: 5:00 pm ET on Friday, July 12 The July 19 Accelerate Breakfast Series, an early-stage company pitch event led by Fairfax County and George Mason University, unites entrepreneurs and investors offering a curated platform for pitch opportunities for DMV founders. This event, the second in the Accelerate Breakfast Series, connects promising startups with

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RBTC Presents: Disrupt Up AI Conference

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11/14/2024  – 11/15/2024

Hôtel Roanoke, Shenandoah Avenue Northeast, Roanoke, VA, USA

Join the Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) for two days of groundbreaking sessions, visionary speakers, and unparalleled networking opportunities. As the driving force behind innovation in technology and life science, RBTC is proud to present this transformative event designed to push the boundaries of AI. About the Conference: At the Disrupt Up AI Conference, we’re

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Accelerate Investor Conference 2024

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10/23/2024  – 10/24/2024

Arlington, VA, USA

Company Applications for Accelerate Investor Conference – OPEN Through July 30 ! The Accelerate Investor Conference gives companies the chance to meet and pitch in front of investors from around the country. Accelerate is open to any early-stage business (Seed, A, and early B round) in the Virginia, Maryland, and DC Metro area who have

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RBTC Beer & Biotech

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06/12/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Big Lick Brewing Company, LLC, Salem Avenue Southwest, Roanoke, VA, USA

Join RBTC on Wednesday, June 12, at 4:30 pm at Big Lick Brewing for Beer & Biotech, featuring Dr. Victor Iannello, CEO of Chorda Pharma. This event is a must-attend for anyone interested in the biomedical field, especially start-ups in our region. New Developments in Commercializing Capsadyn® This year, Chorda Pharma started marketing Capsadyn®, an

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A Discussion on Engaging with ARPA-H

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06/24/2024  – 06/24/2024
8:00 am  – 8:45 am  EST

Hampton University, East Queen Street, Hampton, VA, USA

Join ARPA-H if you are an expert or and innovator in any of the following: Logistics, transportation, and supply chain innovation (from a healthcare/biomanufacturing perspective) Public health and epidemiology Preventative medicine and primary care Mental & Behavioral Health Physiology Health economics and sociology Engineering (Computer Science) and Data Science AI/ML

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RBTC Lunch & Learn with WoTech

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06/26/2024
11:30 am  – 1:00 pm  EST

Virginia Western Community College STEM Building, Roanoke, VA, USA

RBTC’s women in tech “WoTech” heads to Virginia Western Community College to get hands on in the mechatronics lab! Join us for a cool STEM experience at Virginia Western’s STEM Building. With a squadron of 3D printers, a CNC mill, a CNC router, a water jet cutting machine, a laser engraver, and more, the Fabrication

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Virginia Bio and VaDDC Present: The VADDRx Symposium

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05/30/2024  – 05/31/2024

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, Central Park Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Join the Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium for their annual symposium! VirginiaDrugDiscoveryRx: From Discovery to Development Keynote Speakers: Katherine Franz, PhD, Chair, Department of Chemistry at Duke University Joe (Skip) Garcia, MD, Associate VP for Research at University of Florida Health Center James L. Gulley MD/PhD, Director, Medical Oncology Service,National Cancer Institute Sadis Matalon, PhD, Department

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CVilleBioHub Monthly Speaker Series: Essential Intangibles – Building and Maintaining a Thriving Organizational Culture

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06/25/2024
5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

InBio, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

CVilleBioHub Monthly Speaker Series: Essential Intangibles: Building and Maintaining a Thriving Organizational Culture Early stage companies experiencing rapid growth have choices to make about what sort of culture the organization will adopt. This conversation with Dr. Kelli Palmer will discuss what leaders can do to build and sustain a healthy organizational culture that promotes collaboration,

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CvilleBioHub Monthly Speaker Series: Eye on the Exit: Building Early-Stage Enterprise Value

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05/28/2024
5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

InBio, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Join CVilleBioHub for their monthly speaker series and hear from a panel of entrepreneurs as they discuss their experiences building, managing, and exiting startups, including: What key factors make an early-stage company successful and attractive to investors? In the entrepreneurial rush to develop a minimum viable product, what management “distractions” should founders actually focus on

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Navigating MHSRS 2024, DoD & Funding Opportunities

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06/14/2024
12:00 pm  – 1:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Learn how to obtain non-dilutive funding from and build relationships with the DoD! Are you looking for opportunities to showcase your medical innovations and capabilities to the military, and gain understanding of government funding priorities – but not sure where to start? Register and attend the G2G Consulting webinar titled: Navigating MHSRS 2024, DoD &

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RBTC BioHub Biotech & Beer

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05/15/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Big Lick Brewing Company, LLC, Salem Avenue Southwest, Roanoke, VA, USA

Innovating for Impact: A Biodesign Approach to Health Needs Identification Join us as we walk through the Biodesign approach to healthcare innovation. We will discuss how we identify health needs, prioritize health equity, and foster collaboration between medical experts and biomedical engineers. Learn more about how we are working towards improving health outcomes in Southwest

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Northern Virginia BioHub Lunch and Learn

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05/15/2024  – 05/15/2024
11:45 am  – 1:00 pm  EST

Virtual and In-Person

11225 Assett Loop, Manassas, VA, USA

We hope to see you at a Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, May 15th from 11:45 A.M. to 1:00 P.M at the Northern Virginia Bioscience Center. Join us for lunch, networking, and a presentation by Ellen Meinhart and Mary Ann Ring, International Trade Managers from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP). They will be discussing

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Children’s National Hospital Innovation Day & Showcase

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04/25/2024
1:30 pm  – 7:00 pm  EST

Children's National Research and Innovation Campus, 13th Pl NW, Washington, DC, USA

At Children’s National, “innovation” is defined as the process of translating novelties and discoveries to serve their patients and families, and ultimately, the larger market. Innovation Day will primarily focus on Children’s National’s life science projects that are looking for strategic partnerships as well as co-development and licensing opportunities. The event will also showcase startup

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TechNite – RBTC’s Annual Celebration of Regional Innovators

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05/08/2024
5:30 pm  – 10:00 pm  EST

Hôtel Roanoke, Shenandoah Avenue Northeast, Roanoke, VA, USA

TechNite is the tech community’s biggest night of the year where innovators from all over the region gather to celebrate their wins and honor the achievements of colleagues working to change the game in the global innovation space. As RBTC’s flagship event, TechNite is an evening that can’t be missed! This year will be celebrated

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RBTC BioHub Biotech & Beer

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04/17/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Big Lick Brewing Company, LLC, Salem Avenue Southwest, Roanoke, VA, USA

TECHLAB: From Local Start Up to Global Diagnostics Group Don’t miss RBTC’s April Biotech & Beer as they welcome Rob Day, Chief Operating Officer at TECHLAB  as he takes us through TECHLAB’s journey from a local start up through investment by private equity into a global player in the in-vitro diagnostic world.  TECHLAB and SSI

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Northern Virginia BioHub – State of Bio

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04/25/2024
5:00 pm  – 7:00 pm  EST

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Boulevard, Woodbridge, VA 22191, USA

Join the Northern Virgina BioHub at State of Bio, an evening of networking among healthcare professionals, life science industry leaders, and academic researchers. Come for an evening of networking, drinks, and fun! Hear from a panel of experts as they hare knowledge, and new discoveries driving science and medicine forward. The panel will highlight innovations

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CBIC’s 25th Annual Gala

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05/30/2024
5:00 pm  – 10:30 pm  EST

Town Center Four, Research Park Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Join CBIC for their 25th Annual Gala: Celebrating tech innovation for 25 years! The Annual Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) Awards Gala: A Night to Honor the Fearless Innovators celebrating the visionaries who redefine boundaries, champion critical thinking, and innovate with purpose. This evening, recognizing a quarter-century of tech innovation and success, promises to be

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THRiVE 2024

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05/17/2024
7:30 am  – 3:30 pm  EST

USPTO, Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA, USA

THRiVE2024 Official Conference Website – Browse the full Program Agenda, discover panel titles and confirmed speakers, and register for THRiVE 2024! THRiVE 2024 promises to be THE networking and educational event of the year for the Virginia bioscience ecosystem. THRiVE, Virginia Bio’s largest statewide event, brings together the myriad of life science subgroups – from

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RBTC BioHub Biotech & Beer

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03/20/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Big Lick Brewing Company, LLC, Salem Avenue Southwest, Roanoke, VA, USA

Ever wondered how innovative solutions are born? Curious about the journey from idea to reality in the realm of healthcare technology? Join RBTC for their March Biotech & Beer, for an exciting evening of networking and innovation at Beer & Biotech, an ecosystem-building series that bridges the worlds of biotechnology and entrepreneurship. The evening will

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VIPC Event: Grant Funding for Technology Development & Commercialization Info Sessions

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03/20/2024
12:00 pm  – 2:00 pm  EST

VA Bio+Tech Park, East Leigh Street, Richmond, VA, USA

This in person session will provide an overview of grant funding for Virginia based companies and researchers who are developing early-stage technology. Featured will be discussions about the federal Small Business Innovation Research grant programs, also known as SBIR (11 agencies award over $4B annually in $200K-$2M grants), and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Commonwealth Commercialization

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Richmond BioHub Biotech & Beer

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03/27/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Gilbane Building Company, West Leigh Street, Richmond, VA, USA

Richmond is home to an amazing network of biotech, pharma, medical device, healthcare and life science professionals. We also live in one of the best areas in the country for craft beers. Join the RIC BioHub for their March Biotech & Beer where they will bring together our Richmond life science innovators from start-ups, academia

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