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ILSE Translational Research Competition

ILSE Translational Research Competition

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship is holding the inaugural Translational Research Competition on October 17, 2023. Join us as academic and industry scientists in the region present their translational life science programs and participate in networking with investors and companies.

Finalists will compete for $50,000 in awards, including direct and in-kind services such as assay development, proof-of-concept experiments that enable funding, technical, scientific, and business advising, forming a start-up, access to instrumentation and core facilities, and product and commercialization support for grant writing. Other services include intellectual property, accounting, banking, and corporate finance.

The Finalists are from the following organizations:

  • Cornell University
  • Culnexin Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Gosia Genomics Inc.
  • Hackensack Meridian Health-Center for Discovery and Innovation
  • Lactiga
  • NP Pharma
  • Princeton
  • Rutgers
  • U-Massachusetts Chan Medical School
  • Weill Cornell Medicine

Winners will work with the ILSE team and sponsors to develop translational research plans aimed at maximizing success for the technology.

Keynote Address

Dr. Stephen Chambers
SOSV, General Partner
IndieBio, Managing Director

October 17, 2023
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

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Kean University
North Avenue Academic Building, 6th Floor
1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
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