Larger than Life Sciences - Onward NC hosted by LaunchBio
Date and Time
Thursday May 4, 2023
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
701 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Becky Beattie, LaunchBio
State of Industry: Latest Updates on the North Carolina Biotech Community
LaunchBio’s Larger Than Life Science is back at the Chesterfield! It’s been an eventful three years since our last program at the legendary downtown Durham innovation space. Now is a great time to reflect on the progress that the NC biotech community has made over the past few years, examine where we are now, and look ahead at how to continue advancing. North Carolina is poised for growth with all the necessary components of a successful biotech ecosystem, including world renowned research institutions, top talent, an emerging investment community, supportive infrastructure, and a business-friendly environment. The question is: How does the North Carolina biotech community leverage its strengths to keep forward momentum through turbulent times?
Learn from local industry leaders about the region’s opportunities and the drivers for growth. Gain insights from life science analysts on the current state of the industry and potential challenges that lie ahead. Connect with others as biotech forges ahead in NC!
- Ed Field, MBA, President, North Carolina BioLabs (Moderator)
- Laura Gunter, MBA, President North Carolina Biosciences Organization
- Pepper Landson, CPC, Co-Founder & President, Praetego, Inc.
Emerging Innovations: North Carolina’s Startup Showcase
NC’s got talent! This thriving regional entrepreneurial community is churning out some top notch companies, and BioLabs continues to be a hotspot for these high potential companies. Several local startups will share their biotech innovations, discuss their experience with transactional deals and navigating a difficult market climate, and their journey as a life science entrepreneur in North Carolina.