• LaunchBio: Larger than Life Science "Let's Get Clinical"

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    Name: LaunchBio: Larger than Life Science "Let's Get Clinical"
    Date: February 6, 2020
    Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
    Event Description:

    Come for the people and programs. Stay for a beer. Leave with your next big breakthrough.

    Larger Than Life Science is a free monthly event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for North Carolina’s life science and healthcare innovators.

    This month's theme: Let’s Get Clinical: Preparing your company for the regulatory hurdles ahead

    Your idea is awesome, you’ve got the right people, your funding picture is falling into place. What’s next? Proving it works! What steps should you be making or anticipating now to be ready for the scrutiny of regulators on both sides of the ocean?

    4:15-5:15pm

    Understanding A Patient-Centric Approach to Medical Devices: New EU Regulations Are Coming in the New Year

    The European Union is making a major upgrade to its Medical Device Regulations (MDR). The new rules, designed to increase patient safety by making products easier to trace, take effect in May 2020. Device developers and manufacturers will face greater responsibilities for electronic reporting, device labeling and data sharing and your team will need to adapt. Join us for this interactive discussion on the major regulatory changes taking effect in a few months, and learn what you need to do now to prepare.

    Speaker and company info here.

    5:30-6:30pm

    Designed for Success: Early-Phase Study Design for Biotech

    At what point in the process should a biotech business think about clinical trial study designs that will carry their idea through FDA approvals? When and how should they retain the services of a Clinical Research Organization to help them along? Join us for a conversation with one CRO, Celerion, and one of their clients, Bryn Pharma.

    Speaker and company info here.

    Ongoing

    Nanotechnology Leaders: What's up With Wearables?

    NC State’s ASSIST Center is powering health informatics through wearables. ASSIST’s nanotechnology-enabled energy harvesting and storage, ultra-low power electronics, and embedded sensors create innovative, battery-free, body-powered, and wearable health monitoring systems. See the future of healthcare with ASSIST researchers who will share and demo some of their technologies.

    Location:

    The Chesterfield

    701 West Main Street

    Durham, NC 27701

    Date/Time Information:
    February 6
    4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Joan Siefert Rose, CEO
    Fees/Admission:
    Biotech entrepreneurs are at the heart of our mission. They and our sponsors will always enjoy FREE access to Larger Than Life Science. Starting in February, LaunchBio will charge $12 admission to all other attendees. 
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