RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — This year the Life Sciences Forum offered sessions on topics ranging from Venture Philanthopy to Immuno-Oncology with global experts addressing the hundreds who attended. Next year (2017) the forums conducted by The North Carolina Biotech Center (NCBC) and North Carolina Center of Innovation Network (NC COIN) will continue,
“All of the sponsors and attendees have been very pleased with the success of the series”, said Brian McMerty, Managing Partner of Arris Partners, “our decision to continue to support the Forums is the result of positive feedback from the community and interest in the topics we have focused on”.
In 2017 Forums are planned for February 27th, May 15th, and November 18th with a fourth date yet to be determined.
The February 27th Forum on “Value Based Medicine” will be held at NCBC from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Thanks to the sponsors registration fees for the Forums will remain at $25/attendee and will include hors d’oeurvres and refreshments to be served during the networking sessions.
2017 Sponsors for Forums include Arris Partners, Alexandria Real Estate, Clinipace, Kineticos, HPG, Savills Studley, Wyrick Robbins, and Medisurg.
Sandra Merkel DeJames, a COIN Board member stated, “COIN is pleased and honored to host these events with NCBC as we fulfill COIN’s mission to inform, educate and bring together all those involved in growing the Life Sciences and related ecosystems in North Carolina.”