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September 2019

Information Session Networking Event

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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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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Conference/Seminar Information Session Networking Event

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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Funding Opportunities

Call for Proposals: Almirall Seeking Novel Immune-Inflammatory Targets, Pathways, and Therapies

September 30
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Almirall, S.A. is looking to sponsor research collaborations investigating novel targets, pathways, or therapeutic candidates relating to chronic immune-inflammatory diseases. Academics and university departments are invited to submit relevant, non‑confidential research proposals using the application form linked below. The team at Almirall are interested in sponsoring early-stage research programs focused on target identification and validation, through to later stage applications progressing therapeutic opportunities into clinical settings. Submissions will be assessed and, where appropriate, teams selected for funding of up 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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Conference/Seminar Information Session Networking Event Workshop

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNC, 321 S Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the Eshelman Institute for Innovation and Kickstart Venture Services for an Entrepreneur Bootcamp hosted by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR). This bootcamp will cover topics such as organizing and forming the start-up entity, intellectual property, and regulatory issues for start-ups. An opportunity for a general conversation on open science initiatives and best practices for start-ups with experts from WSGR. Stay for lunch and hear from Dr. Shawn Hingtgen, Associate Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and…

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Networking Event Workshop

Entrepreneur Bootcamp

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNC, 321 S Columbia St,
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Please join the Eshelman Institute for Innovation and Kickstart Venture Services for an Entrepreneur Bootcamp hosted by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR). This bootcamp will cover topics such as organizing and forming the start-up entity, intellectual property, and regulatory issues for start-ups. An opportunity for a general conversation on open science initiatives and best practices for start-ups with experts from WSGR. Stay for lunch and hear from Dr. Shawn Hingtgen, Associate Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and co-founder of Falcon Therapeutics, as…

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Symposium

SLAS is giving away 3 tickets to the UNC 2019 Igniting Innovation Symposium

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Attention Students, Early-career Professionals, Junior Faculty! SLAS is giving away three tickets to the UNC Igniting Innovation Symposium (5 - 8 p.m, October 10, 2019, at The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC, USA). It's just 10 days away! If you'd like to join SLAS CEO Vicki Loise and SLAS Scientific Director Mike Tarselli, Ph.D., email Mike with 100 words (maximum) about why you should be chosen to attend, and a ticket could be yours! Ticket requests are due by 5…

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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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Funding Opportunities

Call for Proposals: Moore Inventor Fellows program

October 15 @ 8:00 am
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This program supports outstanding inventors and innovators with projects that fall within the intentionally broad interest areas of: scientific research, environmental conservation, and improving the experience and outcomes of patient care. In the realm of patient care, solutions should focus on diagnostic excellence, medication safety in the community, and community-based serious illness care. The foundation seeks to support inventions at an early stage that could lead to proof-of-concept work on an invention or advance an existing prototype that tackles an…

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