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February 2021

BC High Shields Center for Innovation Virtual Event Series: Why Innovation Matters in Boston and Beyond

February 4, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online

Business in Boston is changing dramatically. Innovation is the driving force. Join us for a dynamic discussion with a panel of visionaries who will address the unique systems and collaborations that fuel our people, our city and the new economy – in Boston and beyond. Panelists include Jack Shields, Founder and Chairman, Shields Health Solutions, Charbel Haber, SVP Head of Regulatory Affairs, Moderna and John Barros, Chief of Economic Development, City of Boston. The event will be moderated by Grace…

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ISPE Student Career Workshop

February 4, 2021, 4:00 pm - February 13, 2021, 7:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 4, 2021

Online
$30

The Annual ISPE Student Workshop is coming to you virtually this year! Join us for a series of interactive webinars taking place from 4pm-7pm on January 26th, January 28th, February 2nd, and February 4th. Register for the opportunity to refine your Resume/Cover letter, learn how to build a robust LinkedIn profile, and develop interviewing skills! This year's workshop features an industry veterans panel, a recruiter panel, and opportunities for career chats and networking with other emerging young professionals!

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Industrial Lyophilization Training (Virtual)

February 8 - February 10, 2021, All Day
Online

Course Description This course teaches best practices in the design of lyophilization processes for biopharmaceutical products and formulations. The course describes pitfalls to avoid when designing lyophilization processes, and ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness known only to top lyophilization experts. Instructors Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (FDA), Dr. Seongkyu Yoon (UMass Lowell), Dr. Akhilesh Bhambhani (Merck), Dr. Robin Bogner (UConn), and William Kessler (Physical Sciences Inc.). Target Audience Senior Research Scientist, Bioprocess Engineer, or equivalent in Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals Objective Describe the…

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University of Massachusetts Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Science Zoom Summit

February 8, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Online

Join us to engage in a discussion of research and development in artificial intelligence, robotics and data science. University of Massachusetts “zoom summit” in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Data Science will introduce industry leaders, their colleagues in business strategy and government relations, to some of the most important breakthroughs of recent years in five key fields within . In the final hour, we invite you to discuss grand challenges that will shape this field in the next decade. Accomplished scientists,…

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The ‘Invisible’ Future of Health Monitoring

February 9, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Online
Free

If the current pandemic has taught us anything, it is the importance of monitoring not only our own health but the health of our loved ones. It has reiterated the importance of the life science industry to become more digitized and virtually connected as it moves forward. Fortunately, in the last decade, many in the industry have gotten a head start becoming digitally connected through telehealth tools, wearable devices and more. Providers have been able to remotely monitor their patients,…

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Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy In Black And Brown Communities

February 9, 2021, 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the health inequities that plague our nation and the lack of access to quality care for Black and Brown populations. But, beyond health inequity remains a culture of mistrust between these marginalized populations and the scientific and healthcare communities that is negatively impacting uptake of the vaccine among Black and Brown populations. With many states prioritizing Black and Brown populations for COVID-19 vaccines, how can the life sciences and healthcare industry do…

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Panel 3: Enhanced Strategies to Increase Diversity

February 10, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Online

Panel 3 Guiding Question: ​ Given that a core strategy for growing the Data Science workforce is to increase its diversity, what have we learned from recent experience that might inform best practices? Panelists Moderator: Kenn Turner, President & CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Ron Walker, Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Ginette Saimprevil, Bottom Line (additional panelists to be announced) Expanding Access to Data Science Careers Each discussion in the panel series will address a key component critical to the…

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University of Massachusetts Data-Driven and Technology-Informed Precision Health Zoom Summit

February 10, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Online

Join us to engage in a discussion of research and development in Data-Driven and Technology-Informed Precision Health at UMass. The University of Massachusetts is pleased to extend an invitation to a “zoom summit” in Data-Driven and Technology-Informed Precision Health on February 10, 2021 from 3:30-5:00 pm. We will introduce industry leaders, their colleagues in business strategy and government relations, to some of the most important breakthroughs of recent years in five key fields in Precision Health. In the final hour,…

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February Podcast Party – Self and Moments with Zoe Lynch

February 10, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online
Free

This is a virtual "Bring Your Own Beverage" networking event hosted by Women Accelerators. About this Event Join us for the next installment of our Podcast Parties with Women Accelerators! The February happy hour event will be like a book club, but with podcasts. Listen to the list of podcast episodes around a central theme and reflect on the discussion prompts. On the day of the event, we will come together to learn and discuss as a group! ****** This…

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University of Massachusetts Applied Life Sciences Zoom Summit

February 11, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Online

Join us to engage in a discussion of research and development in Applied Life Sciences at UMass. University of Massachusetts “zoom summit” in Applied Life Sciences will introduce industry leaders, their colleagues in business strategy and government relations, to some of the most important breakthroughs of recent years in five key fields within the applied life sciences. In the final hour, we invite you to discuss grand challenges that will shape the applied life sciences in the next decade. Our…

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Leading Digital Transformation in Health Care

February 16, 2021, 11:00 am - February 26, 2021, 2:00 pm EST
Online
$1950

Digital transformation in health care is happening at an increasingly rapid pace. The current global health care crisis is only bolstering the need for technology to provide meaningful solutions. Digital health technologies can make it more convenient for a patient to make an appointment. They can make it easier for doctors to access the right information at the right time. They can make it more efficient for a health system to manage their population and deliver high-value, high-quality care at…

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Diversity in Life Science Venture Capitalism

February 17, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Online

According to the new report Diversity and Inclusion in the VC Industry, conducted by Deloitte and NVCA, only 15% women, 15% Asian and Pacific Islanders, 3% African-Americans, and 3% Latinx reach the partner level at VC firms. People of Color are clearly underrepresented in venture capital. This month we look at ways to offset these numbers and increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the life science investment community. Our panelists will discuss: Their journey to becoming VCs The current state…

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Expand your financial wealth and knowledge!

February 18, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online
Free

Do you cringe every time you need to check your bank account? Do the terms financial wealth or portfolio management sound like a foreign language? If so, you are not alone! Future planning, budgeting, and managing one's personal finances are complex topics that somehow do not make it into mainstream educational curriculum. However, budgeting and financial planning are crucial for understanding and managing your money. Creating a budget can help you to assess your spending, save money and even plan…

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2021 M2D2 $200K Challenge – Apply Today!

February 19, 2021, 12:00 am - 11:30 pm EST
Zoom MA United States

The 2021 M2D2 $200K Challenge is back and entries are now open until February 19th! You could be among a select group of global early-stage medical device, medtech, and biotech innovators and university spinouts who will pitch their ideas to a high-powered, highly influential panel of investors and advisors this March 24th. On the line: a share of $200,000 worth of in-kind, sponsor-provided resources that can help their ideas go to the next level—or even to market! There’s still time…

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2021 M2D2 $200K Challenge – Apply Today!

February 19, 2021, 12:00 am - 11:30 pm EST
Online
Free

The 2021 M2D2 $200K Challenge is back and entries are now open until February 19th! You could be among a select group of global early-stage medical device, medtech, and biotech innovators and university spinouts who will pitch their ideas to a high-powered, highly influential panel of investors and advisors this March 24th. On the line: a share of $200,000 worth of in-kind, sponsor-provided resources that can help their ideas go to the next level—or even to market! There’s still time…

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The COVID “Next Normal”: Lessons from the NBA Bubble and Vaccine Modeling

February 22, 2021, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EST
Free

As the coronavirus pandemic enters a new phase, science that can guide vaccination prioritization and business’ return-to-work strategies are more important than ever. In this Harvard Medical School Executive Education webinar, we will explore the experience of the NBA bubble, in which players were sequestered at the Walt Disney World Resort. Data from this longitudinal testing program has important implications for our understanding of the natural history of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the utility of frequent testing strategies. In addition, we…

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SBIR Grant Writing Seminar

February 24, 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Online
Free

Mansfield Bio-Incubator is pleased to host The National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research (NCI SBIR) Development Center. The center provides funding, networking, and mentoring assistance to small businesses with innovative cancer technology projects. On February 24 2021, NCI SBIR Program staff, Xing-Jian Lou and Nancy Kamei, will be presenting funding opportunities and other commercialization resources for small businesses in biotech, pharma, medical devices, and other life science and healthcare areas. During the presentation, the topics covered will include: •…

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BioXchange Sponsored by Renovo Solutions

February 24, 2021, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Online
Free

Miss being able to network with colleagues in the life science industry? We have you covered with the best virtual networking experience through Grapevine Network's networking platform. Connect with life science colleagues from all over the world. This month's event will be sponsored by RENOVO Solutions. BioXchange has gone virtual to allow the best online opportunity to interact with individuals from throughout the life science industry. The event will be hosted on Grapevine Network's platform which provides an amazing experience…

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Smart Compliance for Innovative Startups

February 25, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online
Free

Regulatory and compliance efforts for startups is a completely different ballgame. Each product is unique and it requires smart, lean compliance which is PRODUCT DESIGN focused not PROCESS focused. This webinar describes the "strategic data driven compliance by design" for startups and how this approach can help launch products faster, meet regulations and turn compliance pains to customer gains.

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Creating a Successful Academic Spin-Out

February 26, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Online
Free

Live, 90-minute event featuring 3 distinguished academics / entrepreneurs discussing their Academic Spin-Out successes, adventures and insights. Bill Walker describes launching four companies from within academia and from coaching dozens of academic startups. He will share the general principles he’s identified and some of the ways that academic ventures go off the rails. Lori Arakaki shares insights and lessons from her just closed $4.6 Million in funding to develop the first cell O2 monitor for reducing organ failure as she…

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