Innovation in Research Symposium 2019: Launching Generational Growth

March 27, 2019, 8:30-5:00 pm • Click For More

Hosted by Westchester Community College
Center for Applied Learning and Career Education

75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595, Gateway Center
(Park in Lot 11, Click Here for Directions and Parking Permit)

We can all be proud of major regional initiatives that are driving life science research, development, and patient engagement.

For our third cross-border, cross-silo, cross-cultural symposium, we invite you to join researchers, engineers, and data scientists who are supporting growth throughout the entire life science cluster.

Why the old map? Because we are in a moment to explore international engagements, a moment as profound as the days when visionaries hadn’t reached the west coast!

Questions? Contact: info@westchesterbiotechproject.org

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Should I Get Off the Sidelines?: Deciding When to Start a New Company
April 10, 6 - 9 pm at Manhattanville College
In Collaboration with SoPE, the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs
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You’ve been thinking about creating a company around your ideas- your research, your innovations, your solution to a problem that can move healthcare forward. How do you know when you are ready to take that step? Experts will discuss their direct experience in shepherding new ventures.

Virtual Roundtable: Translating Data Science, Data Ownership and Security
April 23, 12 - 1:30 pm Online
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As we continue forward in the age of digital information, the risks to personal privacy and security will only continue to increase. With new technologies providing ever-increasing opportunities for the misuse and release of information, ensuring proper protocols for the anonymization and thoughtful handling of data is paramount. If we are to innovate we must take take great care to protect the individual along the way.


Virtual Roundtable: To Share, or Not to Share? That is the Question
May 1, 11:30 - 1 pm Online
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When starting a company, startup founders are not very willing to share information about their technology with others until they can secure legal patents and begin production/marketing. Speakers will address which aspects of your intellectual property you should or should not share with others. We will discuss how to maintain good collaboration and communication, while limiting issues that could pose problems for your company or idea.

2019 Save the Dates (all times Eastern-US):

May 16 - Virtual Roundtable for Researchers: NIH Grant-Writing Best Practices
11:30 - 12:30 pm Online
Event Partner: 3Sixty Pharma Solutions

May 30 - Virtual Roundtable: Building Data Infrastructure for Microbiome Research
12 - 1:30 pm Online
Part of our Translating Data Science and CTRM Programs
Event Partner: Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship




"Bringing together scientists, engineers, and clinicians from many companies and institutions is the best way to stimulate future research collaborations." 

Dr. Carla Romney

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