Archive for April, 2012

Posted:

24th April
2012
written by Lori Burke

THE SATURDAY EXCHANGE: The ABCs of Funding a Life Science Company from Concept to Commercialization:  Ask the Experts

Saturday, May 19, 8:15 AM – Noon  

UM Life Science & Technology Park

1951 NW 7th Ave.
Miami, FL 33136

PHONE: 305-913-1355 (building operations)

Dress: Business Casual (it’s a Saturday)!

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Agenda
8:15 – 9:00 AM Registration & NetworkingCoffee & Continental Breakfast 9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome & Opening RemarksLori Burke, Strategion Consulting and Greg Nelson, Novak, Druce + Quigg   

9:10 – 9:15 AM Brief Introduction to MedShare -“Bridging the Gap Between Surplus and Need” Colleen Robb, MedShare

 

9:15 – 9:45 AM “Medical Device Startup 360o – Perspectives From 20+ Startups” Stephanie Warrington, Xhale & TrueMotion Spine and Stewart Davis, MD, Dermasensor

 

9:45 – 10:15 AM “Leveraging Your Capital with Government Funding: The Opportunities and ChallengesRocky Rodriguez, McDonald Hopkins

 

10:10 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 – 11:00 AM “Funding Strategies for Medical Device Startups” Jack Karabees, Consult A Doctor and Robert White, Gunster

 

11:00 – 11:30 AM PANEL: How to Obtain Bank Financing for Your Next Stage of Growth

 

Moderator: Arthur Levine, IVAX Diagnostics

Panelists: Jim Craig, Fifth Third Bank

Omar Cordero, City National Bank

Robert (Bob) Harbers, Crestmark Bank

 

11:30 -12:00 PM Closing Remarks & Additional Networking

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Directions & Parking

The UM Life Science & Technology Park, Research & Development Building 1, is located on the Northeastern section of the Miami Health District at the intersection of NW 20th Street and NW 7th Avenue.From I-95, from points North:Exit I-95 at SR 836 West, exit number 3-A. Exit SR 836 at NW 14th St. Head West to NW 9 Ave (Bob Hope Road). Turn right on 9th Ave North to NW 17th Street. Turn right on 17th St. East to NW 7th Ave. Turn left on NW 7th Ave. Head North on NW 7th Ave., entrance to park Leasing Office will be on the right after NW 17th St. directly off of 7th Avenue. 

From I-95, from points South and East:

Exit I-95 at SR 836 West. Exit SR 836 at NW 12th Ave. and turn right onto NW 12th Ave. Turn right at NW 14th St. Head East to NW 7th Ave. Turn left at NW 7th Ave. Head North on NW 7th Ave. and entrance to park Leasing Office will be on the right after NW 17th St. directly off of 7th Avenue.

 

From SR 836 (Airport), and from points West:

Take SR 836 East and exit at NW 17th Ave., North. Take the Hospitals and Civic Center Exit, which is at the far right toll booths. Follow signs and turn right at the stop sign on NW 17th Ave. Head North and turn right at NW 14th St. Head East to NW 7th Ave. Turn left at NW 7th Ave. Head North on NW 7th Ave. and entrance to park Leasing Office will be on the right after NW 17th St. directly off of 7th Avenue.

Cost:

$20 BioFlorida Members (pre-registered)

$20 Non-Members (pre-registered)

$25 Onsite Registration/Walk-Ins

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