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    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 11 Feb 2020
    • New York, New York

    Now in its 22nd year, the BIO CEO & Investor Conference is one of the largest independent investor conferences focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies. Experience the best of biotech with two days of productive partnering meetings with institutional and early-stage investors, industry analysts, and senior biotechnology executives, in one location.

    Learn more or register online here.

    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 22 Feb 2020
    • Children's of Alabama Bradley Lecture Center

    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 23 Feb 2020
    • University of Alabama in Huntsville

    The 105th Southeast Branch meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will be held at The University of Alabama in Huntsville in February 21-23 of 2020. The 2020 SEB ASM meeting will feature a keynote address by Dr. Rita Tamayo from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Register here.

    The Southeastern states host numerous scientific groups investigating microbial behavior in a variety of environments, asking questions of human health, ecological, agricultural, and biotechnological importance. The meeting will provide a strong platform for the SEB researchers, including undergraduate and graduate students, to present their work. In addition, 2020 SEB ASM will feature several training and career development sessions and network building opportunities. The detailed schedule is in process of development but will include keynote address, talks, short-talks selected from the abstracts, and several poster sessions.

    • 24 Feb 2020
    • 29 Feb 2020
    • Huntsville, Al

    FEBRUARY 24TH - 29TH 2020

    Innovate Huntsville Week, 2020 is set to be an exceptional event centered around entrepreneurs and the ecosystem. Happenings will include a Tech Roadshow, an Angels of North Alabama Investment Forum, Urban Engine's Co-Working Night, an I2C Pitch Competition, RISE, and the prestigious Entrepreneurial Awards presented by The Catalyst.

    Learn more.

    • 24 Feb 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Jackson Center 6001 Moquin Drive Huntsville, AL 35806

    As part of Innovate Huntsville week, BIO Alabama is partnering with The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship to host a SBIR/STTR Summit. Register online here.


    • BIO Alabama Members: $65.00
    • Non-Members: $75.00
    • Scholarships are available.

    The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.

    The SBIR/STTR market is an underutilized land of opportunity. This event is designed to help small business enter the market by learning from the Leading Experts who have been successful. This event will bring together innovators, creators and entrepreneurs from DOD to BIOTECH and all areas – Commercial, Government and Academia.

    This is a vehicle to bring together suppliers and buyers. The Summit will offer 2 tracks- One, An introduction to SBIR/STTR and an advanced track to assist businesses who already have experience in SBIR/STTRs and want to learn more and move into other phases and take opportunities to grow their businesses.

    Register here.

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    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • HudsonAlpha 601 Genome Way Huntsville, AL 35806

    Alabama is recognized as a growing hub for biotechnology, drug discovery, medical devices, and other life sciences. To demystify the biotech startup process, HudsonAlpha and BIO Alabama have organized a morning of informational meetings with highly experienced speakers who offer insight to facilitate successful startup ventures.

    Presented by:

    Speakers & Topics:

    "How you form your company really matters - how to do it right"
    Matt Parker, PhD
    Associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology, Corporate and Litigation practices at Maynard Cooper

    "Startup accounting & finance - why the numbers matter"
    Jared Sharp, CPA
    Warren Averett 

    "Your ideas have value - how to protect them"
    Nick Landau, PhD
    Registered Patent Attorney, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

    "Capital networks offer guidance and funding - how to use them"
    Miller Girvin, CEO
    Alabama Capital Network

    “Tapping into local resources for startups, trade, and contracting”
    Carolyn Turner, LCB, CGBP
    Senior International Trade Specialist
    Alabama International Trade Center, Alabama SBDC Network

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 4:30 PM
    • Jackson Center 6001 Moquin Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

    • 4 Mar 2020
    • Southern Research 2000 9th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205

    Join Southern Research for their 2nd Educational Medical Technologies Symposium to learn about the future trends and changing landscape. Register here.

    About this Event

    Speakers include:

    Irbaheem T. Badejo Ph.D., Senior Director of New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson (Trends in MedTech)

    James Boiani J.D., Partner at Epstein Becker Green Law (Medical Apps and the FDA)

    Carla Zema, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Zema Consulting (Health Economics Needed for MedTech Reimbursement)

    Wally Puckett Ph.D., Director of Research, Technology and Innovation- Orthopedics at Smith & Nephew (Industry Innovation)

    Ray Briscuso J.D., Executive Vice President at AdvaMed (MedTech Policies)

    Tentative schedule to be annouced soon! There is limited space so it is important that you submit your free registration early.

    For questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Stacey Kelpke at

    • 27 May 2020
    • 28 May 2020
    • Wild Dunes Hotel 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd Isle of Palms, South Carolina

    • 7 Jun 2020
    • 10 Jun 2020

    The United Negro College Fund, the National Science Foundation, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the Ernest E. Just Institute for the Life Sciences, AUTM, VentureWell, University of New Hampshire I-Corps, CSU I-Corps, and MIT I-Corps have partnered to offer a Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop during the Biotechnology International Conference in San Diego, California, June 7-10, 2020.

    Click here to apply.

    Application Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2020 (5 pm Eastern Time)

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