Founders of life sciences startups have an opportunity to network and find answers to critical questions about how to grow viable life sciences companies at the inaugural Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit in June, sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
The two-day summit will feature industry experts ans successful entrepreneurs who will offer guidance on how to commercialize innovations for medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics and digital health. The Summit’s speakers include Kim Popovits, CEO, Genomic Health (keynote); Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur and author; Stephen Spielberg, deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco at the Food & Drug Administration; Paul Yock, founder, Stanford Biodesign; Karl Handelsman, managing director, CMEA Capital and more.
When: June 22-23, 2012
Where: Mission Bay Conference Center at the University of California-San Francisco
How to Apply: 200 life science entrepreneurs will be selected under four sectors: therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health, and will be accepted on how much they will benefit from the experience and the commercial viability of their plan.
The application deadline is April 2.
For more information, see the Foundation’s application forms.