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MDMA Annual Meeting – Exclusive VA Bio Member Discount

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04/17/2024  – 04/19/2024

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel, Wharf Street Southwest, Washington, DC, USA

Virginia Bio Members Receive $100 Discount on MDMA 2024 Annual Meeting Registration We are proud to partner with the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association based in Washington, DC providing educational and advocacy assistance to innovative and entrepreneurial medical technology companies, as a supporting organization for their Annual Meeting being held April

Webinar – How To Go From Start-Up to Public Company: “Need Financial Statements: Where Do I Start?”

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03/14/2024
11:00 am  – 12:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Need Financial Statements: Where Do I Start? Sign up now to attend this FREE discussion and learn more the lifecycle of financial reporting, beginning with start-up organization and ending with a public company. Speakers Mike Morton – Accounting and Audit Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP (Serving Clients in Life Sciences and Government Contracting) Charlie Bird

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National Cancer Institute Technology Opportunities Webinar

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03/13/2024
11:00 am  – 12:00 pm  EST

Virtual

NCI Technology Opportunities Webinar: An Adjuvanted Mucosal Subunit Vaccine for Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Infection Register to attend this free NCI webinar about the technology to prevent COVID and other infectious diseases. Attendees will learn about a new adjuvanted subunit mucosal Covid-19 vaccine. Study results show that this new vaccine prevents SARS-CoV-2 transmission and infection.

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CVille BioHub Speaker Series: Innovations in Applied Focused Ultrasound

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03/26/2024
5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

InBio, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Focused ultrasound is a non-invasive medical technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to deliver energy at a specific target in the body. In this session, four medical practitioners will describe innovative use-cases, using focused ultrasound for different therapeutic applications, in short presentations.   Use-cases & Speakers: Emerging Innovations in Focused Ultrasound for Cancer Immunotherapy Natasha

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CVille BioHub Lunch & Learn: Accelerating Innovation

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03/01/2024
12:00 pm  – 1:30 pm  EST

Silk Mills Building, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Chile BioHub Lunch & Learn Accelerating Innovation: In Silico Approaches for Small Molecule Discovery  The field of small molecule discovery has undergone a remarkable transformation with the advent of computational platforms.Among these, Schrödinger’s platform has emerged as a powerful tool for accelerating the discovery process, using physics-based methods to facilitate the design and optimization of

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CVille BioHub Monthly Speaker Series: From Molecule to Market

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02/27/2024
5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

InBio, Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

From Molecule to Market: Opportunities & Challenges in Cell & Gene Therapy With the establishment of the Paul & Diane Manning Institute for Biotechnology, the University of Virginia aspires to make UVA and Charlottesville a leading center for cell and gene therapies. In this roundtable discussion, our panel of professionals will explore the exciting potential

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RBTC Lunch & Learn with WoTech

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03/06/2024
11:30 am  – 1:00 pm  EST

Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage, Old Whitmore Avenue, Roanoke, VA, USA

WoTech welcomes Jennifer Huffman to the RBTC Lunch & Learn stage for a conversation dedicated to building confidence in negotiation for women in tech roles and industries. Walk away with critical tools and tactics that female leaders of all ages and stages of their career can immediately leverage to enhance negotiation skills in a dynamic

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RAMP Pitch & Polish

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02/27/2024
6:00 pm  – 8:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Pitch & Polish clinics provide a valuable opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a team of regional mentors who want to help them polish their presentation, provide feedback on their business model, and connect them with the resources they need to grow. These are private events with one company at a time

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Sunrise Science: Up and Atom Edition

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03/05/2024
7:30 am  – 10:00 am  EST

Science Museum of Virginia, West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA

From Engineer to Executive: How STEM Can Shape Diverse Paths Discover the boundless potential of a STEM education. This Up & Atom Women’s Leadership Initiative edition welcomes Mariana Fonseca Medina, Senior Vice President of Loyalty for Latin America at MasterCard. Mariana’s journey is a testament to the versatility of a STEM foundation. The event will be held

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RESI South 2024

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03/25/2024

Virtual and In-Person

The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead, 3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA

Discover the Future of Life Sciences at RESI South 2024 Life Science Nation (LSN)’s first RESI South Conference (Redefining Early Stage Investments) is set to be held in-person on March 25 or virtually March 26-27 in Atlanta, Georgia. RESI South 2024 signifies a transformative moment for the life science sector in the Southeastern United States. This

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Richmond – NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop

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05/29/2024
8:30 am  – 4:00 pm  EST

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

For basic research advancing beyond the academic realm into product development, the NIH provides non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The NIH SBIR/STTR programs award over $1.25 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies. For those familiar with NIH

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NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop

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05/30/2024
8:30 am  – 4:00 pm  EST

4348 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA, USA

For basic research advancing beyond the academic realm into product development, the NIH provides non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The NIH SBIR/STTR programs award over $1.25 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies. For those familiar with NIH

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Northern Virginia BioHub Biotech & Beer

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02/15/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

Mum Mum Restaurant, George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA, USA

Join the Northern Virginia BioHub for their February Biotech & Beer. Special guest, Dr. Jessica Dymond, Vice President of Technology at In-Q-Tel, whose mission is to invest in cutting-edge technologies to enhance the national security of the United States, will be discussing her career in synthetic biology and biosecurity, as well as highlighting her current

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RBTC Beer & Biotech

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02/21/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

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

Join RBTC for an exciting evening of networking and innovation at Beer & Biotech, an ecosystem-building series that bridges the worlds of biotechnology and entrepreneurship. This year-long series is set to bring together a diverse array of professionals, including investors, physicians, academics, inventors, startups, and influential state and regional leaders in the biotech industry.

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AFCEA TechNet Emergence Conference

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03/11/2024  – 03/12/2024

Hyatt Regency Reston, Presidents Street, Reston, VA, USA

Join the AFCEA for the TechNet Emergence Conference, set to take place March 11-12, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia. The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association International (AFCEA) knows the pace of technology is ever-increasing, moving too fast for most people to keep up with one sector, let alone multiple areas of interest.

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BIO International Convention 2024

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06/03/2024  – 06/06/2024

San Diego Convention Center, Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA, USA

Register today and join your friends from Virginia Bio in June, at the BIO International Convention,  at the San Diego Convention Center. The BIO International Convention is the largest and most consequential gathering of the biotech community in the world. It’s where business and breakthroughs converge on a global level. We hope to see you

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NCI Technology Webinar: Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor Peptides for Treating Retinal Degeneration

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05/22/2024
11:00 am  – 12:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Register to attend the first NIH technology webinar of the year on January 31, featuring a potential novel treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Attendees will learn about a potential, novel treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Over 100,000 people in the U.S. and 1.5 million people worldwide suffer from RP, which leads to progressive photoreceptor cell

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Signals from JPM Week for 2024 Business Development Planning

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01/18/2024
2:00 pm  – 3:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Announcements around and during JPM Week each January often create waves throughout the biotechnology ecosystem. Join this webinar to learn what experienced dealmakers and market analysts found most relevant and influential from JPM Week to consider when planning your own capital formation and partnering priorities for 2024. Developments affecting M&A trends, the IPO window, licensing

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How to Network with Investors – Presented by J&J Innovation

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01/25/2024
3:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

JLABS @ Washington DC, 13th Pl NW, Washington, DC, USA

Networking with investors is a vital part of growing a life science startup company. So, what do you do when you can’t stand the thought of networking? What if nothing in your career and experience has prepared you to walk into a room full of suits and start talking to strangers about something so important

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MDMA FDA Forum – Exclusive VA Bio Member Discount

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03/13/2024

Crowne Plaza Palo Alto, an IHG Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California, USA

Virginia Bio has partnered with the Medical Device Manufacturers Association to support their upcoming FDA Forum in Palo Alto, California, March 13-14. Virginia Bio active members are eligible to receive a $100 discount off the nonmember rate. MDMA’s 2024 FDA Forum will feature senior officials from FDA and industry and focus on the key regulatory

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Empowering Women in Bio – WBB Speaker Series – Session One

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01/17/2024
3:00 pm  – 4:00 pm  EST

Virtual and In-Person

VA Bio+Tech Park, 800 East Leigh Street, Richmond, VA, USA

Virginia Bio is dedicated to supporting women in Bio. The Empowering Women in Bio Speaker Series was born out of Virginia Bio’s continuous efforts to promote careers, leadership, mentoring, entrepreneurship, and encouragement of women in the life sciences. Building on the success of our highly acclaimed annual conference, Women Building Bio, this complimentary series—held quarterly—aims

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MHSRS Abstracts and Participation Webinar

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02/14/2024
12:00 pm  – 1:00 pm  EST

Virtual

Learn tips for MHSRS abstract submission and DoD funding opportunities for life science & biotech companies! Register today for the G2G Annual MHSRS Abstracts and Participation Webinar. The 2024 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), typically held in August at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida, is the Department of Defense’s

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Richmond Biotech and Beer

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01/17/2024
4:30 pm  – 6:30 pm  EST

SHIFT Retail Lab, 1235 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, 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 us for Biotech and Beer where we will bring together our Richmond life science innovators from start-ups, academia and industry along with the regional ecosystem

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Northern Virginia BioHub Lunch & Learn

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01/24/2024
12:00 pm  – 1:15 pm  EST

Virtual and In-Person

Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research - George Mason University, George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA, USA

Recognizing and Managing IP – Before it is Too Late This talk, given by Joseph W. Ricigliano, a partner at Hoffmann & Baron, will touch on major issues that companies and academic labs need to consider and address across soft and hard IP asset management. Lunch will be provided. Please click here for information on

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