Connect with Bioengineering Researchers and Entrepreneurs

April 22, 2014

Madren Conference Center

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Bioengineering faculty and students in Clemson University’s Department of Bioengineering will make brief presentations of their research and entrepreneurial activities to prospective business partners and investors in order to make connections resulting in more detailed and private conversations.

Afterwards, a panel of university and industry professionals will discuss to create a Bioengineering Community of Excellence that attracts, educates and retains top talent. How do we help bioengineering students find jobs here? How to we use the talent base to attract bioengineering company headquarters and R&D facilities? How do we build the ecosystem to support the growth of bioengineering startups?

Agenda

3:00

Introduction

Mike Gara


Clemson University Biomedical Engineering Innovation Campus (CUBEInC)

Faculty and Students Research and Entrepreneurial Presentations

3:10

Breanne Przestrzelski

The DEN

3:15

Hobey Tam

TRI Heart

3:20

Jiro Nagatomi

MeduSim Solutions

3:25

Kayla Gainey

Glucosense

3:30

Lee Sierad

Aptus - Cardiovascular Bioreactors & Custom Design

3:35

Jeremy Mercuri

ElastiGraftTM  Composite  Material – “Versatility Implanted”

3:40

Narendra Vyavahare

ConnecTiss

3:45

Lindsey Sanders

Hydrogel-based Multifunctional Tissue Adhesive

3:50

Mike Gara

NEST- A new Company Devoted to Improving Health

3:55

Ken Webb

Bioactive hydrogels

4:05

Industry and University Professionals Discuss Creating a Bioengineering Community of Excellence

Mike Gara - CUBEInC, Director, Technology Management

Tom McLean - Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, CEO

Michael Bolick - Selah Genomics, CEO

Becky DeLegge - SCBIO, Chair - DeLegge Medical, CEO

Sam Konduros -  Greenville Health System, Executive Director - Research Development Corporation 

Erin Ford - Upstate Alliance, Business Recruitment Officer

Lisa Perpall - CURF, Technology Commercialization Officer

5:00

Reception and One-On-One Conversations

7:00

Adjourn

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