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September 2019

Funding Opportunities

Translational Research Grant (TRG) Cycle 1

September 18 @ 12:00 pm
NC Biotech Flash Grants

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Translational Research Grant (TRG) Cycle 1 DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (noon Maximum Award: $100,000 The TRG program funds projects that explore potential commercial applications or initiate the early commercial development of university-held life science inventions. The technology must have the potential to solve a real-world problem as a commercial product in the life science sector. The goals of the TRG program are: Transform basic research discoveries into product-focused translational research development Generate data that addresses important…

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Workshop

Entrepreneur’s Workshop Series: FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTUP LAW

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Bullpen, 215 Morris Street, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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These intensive half-day workshops bring industry experts to campus to examine in detail the financial, regulatory and logistical challenges new companies face. The 2019-2020 workshop series begins Sept. 21. There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided. Open to faculty, students and staff. Registration for each workshop is required. 2019 FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTUP LAW Sept. 21 | The Bullpen, 3rd Floor, 215 Morris St., Durham Presenter: Justyn Kasierki, J.D., Hutchinson PLLC Register »  

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Funding Opportunities

Duke Incubation Fund Fall Application Deadline

September 23 @ 8:00 am
I&E

The Duke Incubation Fund (the “Fund”) was formed to support idea-stage projects at Duke University with potential commercial prospects. The Fund will make a number of awards each year to support novel ideas, applied research, potential products, nascent services and creative projects that if successful, will lead to new opportunities in the market. To receive funding, projects must demonstrate a potential path to subsequent financial support, new company formation, licensing, not-for-profit partnering or other channels to enable translation. The Duke…

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Information Session Networking Event

Black Wall Street Homecoming

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - September 27 @ 12:00 pm
Black Wall Street Homecoming

 An annual networking conference for early-stage entrepreneurs, focused on the intersection of content, connections and culture. Celebrate and learn from diverse, multicultural entrepreneurs, their investors and the community that supports them. ENTREPRENEURS. INVESTORS. STUDENTS. ECOSYSTEM SUPPORTERS. PEOPLE WHO JUST WANT TO LEARN (OR PARTY). THIS IS FOR YOU. JOIN YOUR PEERS AND PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE YOU FOR THREE DAYS OF NETWORKING AND TALKING DEALS IN DURHAM. Register Here

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Invest in Cures & Rare Disease Forum

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - September 26 @ 3:00 pm
NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Drive |
RTP, NC 27709 United States
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NC Bio Tech logo

LaunchBio, UNC’s Catalyst for Rare Diseases, the Rare Disease InfoHub and NCBiotech are partnering to hold a two-day forum focused on nonprofit disease foundation investments and the development of rare disease therapeutics on September 25 and September 26. LaunchBio’s Invest in Cures, explores how disease foundations are accelerating the pace of commercialization of new therapies and cures for patients. On Wednesday, September 25, LaunchBio welcomes disease foundations to discuss their investment philosophies, explain their fund and deal structures, and describe how they are using deep scientific knowledge to…

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Invest in Cures & Rare Disease Forum

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - September 26 @ 3:00 pm
NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Drive |
RTP, NC 27709 United States
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Launch Bio Forum

LaunchBio, UNC’s Catalyst for Rare Diseases, the Rare Disease InfoHub and NCBiotech are partnering to hold a two-day forum focused on nonprofit disease foundation investments and the development of rare disease therapeutics on September 25 and September 26.  LaunchBio’s Invest in Cures, explores how disease foundations are accelerating the pace of commercialization of new therapies and cures for patients. On Wednesday, September 25, LaunchBio welcomes disease foundations to discuss their investment philosophies, explain their fund and deal structures, and describe how they are using deep scientific knowledge to…

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October 2019

Funding Opportunities

DIHI – RFA 2020 Innovation Projects

October 4
DIHI RFA 2020 Poster

The Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) enables transformative innovation in health and health care by catalyzing multidisciplinary teamwork across Duke University and Duke Health. DIHI is excited to announce the next emerging ideas and funding cycle for innovative ideas and projects. Proposed projects should address actual and important problems encountered by care providers, patients and their loved ones and represent urgent health challenges nationally. For the upcoming funding cycle, DIHI is specifically interested in: Novel strategies (care models) to…

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Workshop

Entrepreneur’s Workshop Series: FUNDAMENTALS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Bullpen, 215 Morris Street, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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These intensive half-day workshops bring industry experts to campus to examine in detail the financial, regulatory and logistical challenges new companies face. The workshop series begins Sept. 21, 2019 through February 29, 2020. There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided. Open to faculty, students and staff. Registration for each workshop is required. 2019 FUNDAMENTALS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: A WORKSHOP FOR INVENTORS Oct. 12 | The Bullpen, 3rd Floor, 215 Morris St., Durham Presenter: Greg Carlin, M.S., J.D., Meunier Carlin…

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Information Session Networking Event

Hack Duke

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Duck Hack - Chapel

Students across Duke collaborate on meaningful hacks over a 24-hour sprint to address issues in inequality, education, energy, and health.   More Information can be found here   Click Here to Access Hack Duke

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Duke SOM Research Week!

October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm
Trent Semans 6th Floor, 8 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710
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Duke University School of Medicine

The inaugural Duke University School of Medicine Research Week will be held from Monday, October 14 through Thursday, October 17, 2019 on the sixth floor of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education. Activities for the week will include presentations from four School of Medicine faculty members, a Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (DOSI) Research Town Hall, the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture, Innovation Jam, a Clinical Keynote Lecture, and a poster session featuring the research of residents, trainees…

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