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THRiVE 2019
Statewide Conference

THRiVE 2019: creating the future of bioscience in Virginia

Every two years leader of the life science industry gather from across the state to connect, celebrate, learn, inspire, imagine, and drive forward the development of R&D and commercialization in Virginia in focused ways.

On Thursday May 2, 2019 we expect over 400 attendees - leaders of bioscience companies big and small, research universities, policy makers, innovative health care systems, patient groups, CROs and professionals, and others from across Virginia and beyond to gather in Richmond for THRiVE 2019: Creating the future of bioscience in Virginia.

Thursday, May 2

  • We will highlight the many accomplishments and the significant players of the last 2 years
  • We’ll provide a stage to learn about dozens of exciting new companies and technologies under development in Virginia and meet the people behind them
  • We will spotlight the thriving and diverse medical device / medtech industry, featuring dozens of Virginia companies, big and small, and translational researchers from our research universities and health systems, and national experts
  • We will highlight technical, commercial and clinical innovation and neuroscience research which offer new hope in the battle against addiction and opioid crisis, featuring an extraordinary statewide private / public collaboration
  • We’ll bring the experts together to explore the opportunities to accelerate biomedical research, health care and commercial life science development by leveraging the state’s global leading and unique data science, data network and AI assets
  • We’ll bring national thought leaders to keynote
  • We’ll provide plenty of opportunity for networking
  • We’ll arrange for optional tours of significant bioscience organizations in Greater Richmond, such as the McGuire VA Medical Center Innovation Center and the Medicines for All Institute at VCU College of Engineering.
Conference and Reception


Coming soon

Venue and Hotel

We have reserved a block of rooms for the conference at a rate of $175 per night at the conference venue. Use the link below to reserve your room at the negotiated rate. The deadline for reserving in this block is April 10.

Omni Richmond Hotel

100 South 12th Street

Richmond, VA 23219

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Registration will open in January 2019!

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