All Events

We bring together researchers, engineers, and data scientists from across therapeutics, diagnostics, and devices. 
Webinars are free, physical events may include a registration fee. Scroll down for recent past events and recordings.

Innovation in Research 2018 Symposium
June 12, 2018 at Purchase College
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Call for abstracts is open! Come share your science and its applications or your collaboration and what you've accomplished. Please send your abstract to info@westchesterbiotechproject.org, with abstract and your name in the subject line.

Upcoming Sessions (times EST):
March 1, 2018, 
8:30-10 amRoundtable for Educators and Employers
March 6, 2018, 8:30-10 am - Building the Biotech Cluster
March 13, 2018, 1:00-2 pm - Investors Forum
March 20, 2018
, 12:00-1 pm - Webinar: Are You an Inventor, or Are You an Entrepreneur?
April 10, 2018, 8:30-10 amRoundtable for Researchers

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Roundtable for Educators and Employers
Hosted by Fordham University, Westchester Campus
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 8:30-10:00 EST • Click to Register

Employers desire distinct skill sets from early-career candidates who are fresh out of academia. The biotechnology and life science sector may have difficulties finding ideal candidates due to misaligned education-derived and industry-demanded backgrounds. The Roundtable for Educators and Employers provides a platform for life science educators and employers to connect and discuss these issues.

Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster
For Researchers, Developers, and Entrepreneurs
Hosted by Meridian Risk Management
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 8:30-10 am EST • Click to Register

Diverse players are necessary to drive opportunity density in the region-- developers, builders, real estate experts, tax and legal professionals, consultants, investors and more. This group is open to researchers who provide the excitement to inspire growth.

We invite your participation as we address the vibrant opportunities and significant challenges for life science research, engineering, and data science. Overall, our activities are designed to stimulate knowledge sharing and collaboration across the many silos of biomedical research, device development, and commercialization.

Young Investigator Webinar Series
Commercialization A-Z

Session 2 - Are You an Inventor, or Are You an Entrepreneur?
Presenter: Russell Thomas, Co-Founder and CEO, NIRvana Sciences
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 12:00-1 pm EST • Click to Register

Starting a new life science company is not for the faint of heart. In this presentation, we explore the dimensions of personality and energies that are expressed in the lab and as the driver of business. Without judgement, we ask you to consider the anticipated journeys that can help you determine your approach to commercializing your breakthroughs.

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Young Investigators Webinar Series: Effective Communication in Biomedical Research
Session 3 - Rigor and Reproducibility: Presenting Data for Funders and Investors

Presenter: Rick Huntress, Director, Business Development, Clinical and In Vivo Services, The Jackson Laboratory
January 24, 2018 • Click for More and Recording

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Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster 2
Hosted by Westchester County Industrial Development Agency
December 13, 2017 • Click for More

Young Investigators Webinar Series: Bench to Bedside - Taking Research to the Market
Presenter: Vinit Nijhawan, UnitedLex and its subsidiary iRunway
November 28, 2017 • Click for More and Recording

Young Investigators Webinar Series: Effective Communication in Biomedical Research; Session 2 - Peer To Peer Communication
Presenter: Dr. Laura Green, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
November 14, 2017 • Click for More and Recording

Innovation in Research Symposium
Hosted by Fordham University Westchester 
October 26, 2017 • Click for More

Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster 
Hosted by Westchester County Industrial Development Agency
August 17, 2017 • Click for More

Roundtable for Researchers
Hosted by Westchester County Association
July 19, 2017 • Click for More

Young Investigators Webinar Series: Effective Communication in Biomedical Research
Session 1 - Science Communication: General Concepts and Tips
Presenter: Dr. Laura Green, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
May 24, 2017 • Click for More and Recording