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Southeast Venture Philanthropy Summit

Date

4/3/2013 - 4/4/2013

Organization/Sponsor

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Description

Arranged by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, several major VCs are coming to the RTP area to look for solutions to the world's disease and health concerns. In addition for the chance to talk one-on-one, attendees can learn how foundation funding can fuel product development.

Highlights

Panels of industry and foundation executives detailing how best to attract foundation funding. Keynote lunch: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's CEO and Vertex's CF program leader outlining the partnership that led to the recent approval of Kalydeco Therapeutic area panels featuring venture philanthropy, corporate and academic leaders one-on-one partnering meetings that can be scheduled in advance of the Summit.

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Already Confirmed Venture Philanthropies Include:

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
Avon Foundation*
Broadview Ventures
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
Chordoma Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Foundation Fighting Blindness
JDRF*
Michael J. Fox Foundation
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation*
National Lung Cancer Partnership
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy*
The V Foundation

*Steering Committee Member 

Contact

http://ncbiotech.org/content/southeast-venture-philanthropy-summit

Fee

Registration Fee: $50 until February 15; $100 February 16-April 1; $150 on-site if available.

Location

Friday Center

Address

100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599