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Southeast Venture Philanthropy Summit
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
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.
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.
Already Confirmed Venture Philanthropies Include:
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Michael J. Fox Foundation
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation*
National Lung Cancer Partnership
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy*
The V Foundation
*Steering Committee Member
Registration Fee: $50 until February 15; $100 February 16-April 1; $150 on-site if available.
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599