Home - Coulter Investment Forum
home,page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-15713,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-9.1.3,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-,vc_responsive


February 27 & 28, 2018

Raleigh, NC

2 Venture Capital Investment Events, 2 Days, 1 Venue

On February 27 & 28, 2018, in Raleigh, NC, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and Duke University, in conjunction with the CED Life Science Conference, will be conducting the 2018 Coulter Investment Forum.

This joint conference is an extraordinary opportunity for startup founders to connect with a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors from across the U.S. via ample networking opportunities and sophisticated Partnering software.


The Coulter Investment Forum will spotlight Life Science companies representing a dozen top-tier Universities from across the U.S. and offering solutions ranging from device to imaging, diagnostics to therapeutics. In addition, the CED Life Science Conference will showcase the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies representing biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, diagnostics, drug delivery, and agricultural biotechnology. Featured companies from both events will be exhibited in the Innovation Room for exposure to investors, corporate partners, potential clients, and fellow entrepreneurs.

In addition to the featured companies, the two-day conference will offer a stellar lineup of globally recognized industry visionaries alongside venture capital, entrepreneurial, and University Tech Transfer leaders.


  • Experienced CEO
  • Executed license or option of IP
  • Solves an unmet clinical need

Forum Agenda

Click to View February 27, 2018

Presenting Companies

2:15pm – 3:20pm, Session 1 – Coulter Investment Forum – Room 301

Session 1: Medical Device – Therapeutics

2:15 – 2:20pm Introduction: Coulter Foundation

5:25pm – 5:55pm, Coulter Showcase
Main Stage – Ballroom C

Coulter Round: Therapeutics

Click to View February 28, 2018

Presenting Companies

9:25am – 10:25am, Session 2 – Coulter Investment Forum – Room 301

Session 2: Medical Device-Diagnostics

Session 2: IT/Software

11:40am – 12:20pm, Session 3 – Coulter Investment Forum – Room 301

Session 3: Therapeutics

Session 3: R&D Services

Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Rooms will be available for private meetings.

View Company Presentations from 2017  View

Coulter Commercialization Process

A documented process utilizing industry best practices to accelerate academic innovations to the market to improve patient care by reducing risk and attracting follow-on-funding.

University Partners

Boston University
Case Western Reserve University*
Columbia University
Drexel University*
Duke University*
Georgia Tech / Emory*
Johns Hopkins University
Stanford University*

University of Louisville
University of Miami
University of Michigan*
University of Missouri
University of Pittsburgh
University of So. California
University of Virginia*
University of Washington


*WHCF Endowed Programs