Upcoming biotech related innovation events

people in a bio lab
Our colleagues at the CNY Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) are pleased to share these innovation events open to all startups in our regional ecosystem.  Syracuse faculty, staff and students doing research and development work in the biotech, life sciences and medtech spaces are encouraged to apply to these challenges, and attend these informative programs.
CNYBAC Medical Device Innovation Challenge Application Period:  January 1 – May 31, 2020Early stage medical device innovators can apply to this mentor- and resource-intensive program.  Free work space, access to University-based research experts, CORE facilities, contracted student-led legal and commercialization services provided by Innovation Law Center, Concept to Commercialization Boot Camp, and much more.  Apply:  https://www.cnybac.com/medical-device-innovation-challenge-in-the-national-grid-creation-garage/
FuzeHub’s How to Build Your Manufacturing Business – Southern Tier Solutions Forum:
February 19, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
A winning strategy joins product developers, contract manufacturers, service providers and manufacturing experts. You can find them all in NYS, but do you know where to look? FuzeHub’s Solutions Forum provides an opportunity for the entire ecosystem to meet and exchange ideas. You’ll discover resources, customers, and suppliers while building mutually beneficial relationships. Learn more:  https://fuzehub.com/how-to-build-your-mfg-business/
MACNY’s Cyber Security Summit: March 13, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Lodge at Welch Allyn, Skaneateles Falls, NY:
This event has been designed for CEOs, Presidents, CFOs, CIOs, and other senior level executives who want to protect their organization from cyber theft. Join us to hear from our special keynote speaker, Frank Figliuzzi, former FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and current National Security Analyst for NBC News.  Register at:  https://events-calendar.secure.force.com/Events/?id=a0B3s00000BjJl8
MedTech Meet Up – Focus on Syracuse University: March 26, 2020, 1:00 – 5:30 p.m., Syracuse CoE, 727 East Washingston St., Syracuse, NY 13244STEM at Syracuse University:  Inspiring new insights through innovation and inclusion to include Bioinspired Institute, SUSTAIN program, Student Presenters, Tour of CoE and Networking Reception.Register at:  https://www.medtech.org/events/show/medtech-meet-up-syracuse-university-619
SOCRA NYS Chapter Clinical Research and Regulations Education Program: March 27, 2020, 7:30 – 3:00 p.m., The Lodge at Welch Allyn, Skaneateles Falls, NYThis program is open to all who have an interest in clinical research and regulations.   To request an Attendee Form and Agenda, send request to:  durdonk@upstate.edu.  Catering Fee:  $43.00 payable at the door.

Save the Dates:

  • Upstate Unleashed Conference, Friday, October 2, Turning Stone Resort, Verona, NY
  • CNYBAC Concept to Commercialization Boot Camp, October 15-16, CNY Biotech Accelerator, Syracuse
  • MedTech Annual Meeting, October 21-22, Hotel Henry, Buffalo, NY
  • NYSTAR Innovation Summit, October 27-28, Turning Stone Resort, Verona, NY
  • NEXT Innovation Conference, Thursday, November 5, Syracuse, NY