Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s new program for entrepreneurship
and business innovation in the life sciences.
As part of inBIO, CSHL Meeting Program is running pitch showcases attached to select meetings throughout the year. Showcases will see academic scientists present cutting-edge research that holds significant translational and commercial potential to an audience of investors, industry representatives and business development experts. This is an excellent opportunity for presenters to connect with new industry partners,identify prospects for investment and receive valuable feedback from biotech start-up professionals.
CSHL meeting attendees are invited to submit a pitch proposal for consideration. Pitches are expected to cover translational research in the field pertaining to the main meeting; pitches can range from basic exploratory discovery to early-stage start-ups. If chosen by CSHL’s inBIO selection committee, you will be allocated a time slot at the showcase to present your pitch. Best pitch of the day wins one free registration package for a future CSHL meeting.
Please submit proposals to Cat Donaldson at email@example.com. If you are selected to present, we will provide you with a toolkit including advice on assembling your slide deck, delivering an effective pitch, and preparing for follow-up questions. One goal of this program is to introduce entrepreneurship and business to scientists that might not otherwise have easy access to such exposure – so we welcome proposals from scientists who do not have previous experience with this type of event.
Upcoming 2019 showcases
Blood Brain Barrier April 3
Microbiome July 18
Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Response September 10
Plant Genome and Engineering December 4
If you would like to attend an inBIO showcase as a member of the audience, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biology of Genomes May 9, 2017
Best pitch for exploratory research: Elizabeth Waters, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Best pitch for early-stage start-up: Mark Yandell, University of Utah
Microbial Pathogenesis September 12, 2017
Best pitch: Emily Crispell,Emory University
Gene Expression and Signaling in the Immune System April 24, 2018
Best pitch: Haiting Ma, Whitehead Institute/MIT
Biology of Genomes May 8, 2018
Best pitch: Sidi Chen, Yale University
Mechanisms of Aging October 1, 2018Biological Data Science November 7, 2018