WPI Biotechnology & Bioengineering Corporate Forum

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
WPI Campus Center Odeum
1:00 - 5:00 pm

12:30 pm  Registration
1:00 pm    Program

Alliances and Partnerships in the Biotechnology & Bioengineering Industry
Grant McGimpsey, Director, WPI Bioengineering Institute and Associate Provost for Research & Graduate Studies, ad interim

Keynote Speaker
Kevin O’Sullivan, President, Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI)

Company Presentations:
Getting from discovery to commercial product for new therapeutics or medical devices is an increasingly segmented process, with universities and companies focused on core-competencies along the development chain. Speakers in this session will discuss their respective roles in the development chain and how they interact with other companies and universities. A panel discussion will follow.

Participating companies/representatives include:

AVATAR, Judy Carmody, Ph.D., President
Blue Sky Biotech, Norman Garceau, Ph.D., President & Chief Scientific Officer
Charles River Labs, Cheri Walker, Ph.D., Corporate Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Crescent Innovations Inc., Al Prescott, Ph.D., President
Intertech Engineering Associates, Inc., David Vogel, Ph.D., President

Networking Reception



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