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  • Attacks on drug prices aren't new BIO CEO Jim Greenwood told participants at the CED Life Science Conference, co-hosted by NCBIO and the NC Biotechnology Center.


    NCBIO was a co-sponsor with the UNC School of Pharmacy and NCCU BRITE for a luncheon hosting former FDA Commissioner Robert Califf.  NCBIO Biotech Manufacturers Forum Manager John Wagner and Dr. Califf talk prior to the luncheon.

    Companies can use a variety of funding options for early seed and start-up stages according to panelists at the NCBIO Luncheon and Forum, February 7th. NCBIO members heard different perspectives from representatives who discussed venture funding, grant and loan programs, non-dilutive funding, pharmaceutical partnering and more.


    Thanks to Davis Moore CapitalEY and Williams Mullen for sponsoring this luncheon.

    More changes coming and more costs to businesses, panel members say at forum on European Regulations.  The event was hosted by MEDIC and co-sponsored by NCBIO.  Panelists were Kim Kelly of Bioventus, Debra Grodt of Novella Clinical and Phil Johnson of QuintilesIMS.


    NCBIO Presents Life Science Champion Award to Rep. Nelson Dollar at Annual Meeting.

    Panel on Lessons Learned at 2016 NCBIO Annual Dinner.

    NCBIO members had a chance to talk with the Co-Chairs of the new Joint Legislative Life Science Caucus.  Rep. Marilyn Avila, Rep Graig Meyer, Senator Tamara Barringer and Senator Angela Bryant discussed the importance of the life science industry in the state and reported on activities of the 2016 General Assembly.

    In other recent activity - "Working with Millennials" was the topic for the June Biotech Manufacturers Forum.  Brandi Johnson of  Center for Creative Leadership, David Smith of Biogen, and Tom Jede and Dan Moskey of Seqirus discussed ways to recruit and engage Millennials in life science companies.

    NCBIO hosts a number of events and activities throughout the year.  On May 3rd, 2016, NCBIO members and legislator talked about life science issues and other activity during the 2016 General Assembly Session.  Thanks to our sponsors for this event, Astellas, Amgen, Bayer Healthcare, BiogenJohnson and Johnson, Lilly, Novozymes and Quintiles.


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