This 2017 joint-conference is an extraordinary opportunity for startup founders to meet with angel investors and venture capital firms from across the U.S. More than 600 active investors, founders, CEO’s, technology transfer professionals and related industry executives will join us over the course of two days. Company participation in the Coulter Investment Forum is restricted to those with innovations that had been vetted through the Translational Research Partnership Program at one of our sixteen university partners using the Coulter Commercialization Process.
Solutions range from device to imaging, diagnostics to therapeutics. MGCS will spotlight Midwest companies. Together more than 60 companies that span the Life Sciences and Tech industries will be showcased. In addition, a stellar lineup of venture capital, entrepreneurial and University Tech Transfer leaders will be featured during the two plenary sessions and four panel discussions.
9:30 AM – Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits Open
10:10 AM to 11:00 AM – Pre-Event Panel: Accelerators, Incubators and Foundries
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM – Luncheon Reception Opens
12:00 PM to 1 PM – Keynote Speaker: Markus Lampinen, Crowd Valley
1:10 PM to 2:20 PM – Concurrent Company Presentations
2:50 PM to 3:40 PM – Panel: Fintech – Disruption or Innovation in Venture?
2:50 PM to 3:40 PM – Panel: When Obamacare becomes Trumpcare – Implications for Healthcare
4:00 PM to 5:10 PM – Concurrent Company Presentations
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM – Networking Dinner Reception at The U-M Big House with Hal Davis Jazz Band Trio
7:30 AM – Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits
8:15 AM – Keynote Speaker: Clay Thorp, Hatteras Venture Partners
9:10 AM to 10:00 AM – Panel: Early-Stage Life Science Companies: Building a Great Team
10:20 AM to 11:20 AM – Concurrent Company Presentations
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – Concurrent Company Presentations
12:30 PM – Networking Lunch & Closing Remarks
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM – Post-Event: U-M Biomedical Innovation Cup Pitch Event
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Rooms will be available for private meetings.
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Case Western Reserve University*
Georgia Tech / Emory*
Johns Hopkins 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