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.
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.