Discovery to Commercialization Conference

8:30am May 28-1:00pm May 29, 2020

UBC Robson Square, C300 Lecture Theatre and Foyer 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
UBC Faculty of Medicine and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Organized by UBC Faculty of Medicine and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, the inaugural Discovery to Commercialization conference is an education and networking event that aims to improve awareness and knowledge of the commercialization process and provides opportunity to foster new relationships within the life sciences community.  

This event will bring together university faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, health care leaders, clinicians, entrepreneurs and commercialization stakeholders who are passionate about taking innovative research discoveries through the commercialization process.

Join us to learn about the key steps in the commercialization process presented by experienced industry veterans and partners and interact with our expert speakers through educational lectures, interactive panel discussions and round table networking.

Key topics will include:

·Navigating the pathway from discovery to commercialization

·Lessons learned and hard knocks: Perspectives from biotechnology veterans

·Successful pathways – Making the transition to industry careers


Registration deadline: Thursday, May 14, 2020

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the event website. 

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