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NHLBI Regional Innovation Conference (RIC)

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This semi-annual conference brings together small businesses, angel investors, venture capitalists, strategic partners, and business leaders from the biotech and pharmaceutical industries in various regions of the country. It features presentations by top NHLBI SBIR-funded companies with innovative technologies on the brink of commercialization, an expert panel of investors, and provides opportunities for partnering and networking. Attendees will be able to learn about the details and impacts of recent changes in the Federal SBIR/STTR program, other funding opportunities, NHLBI resources, and small-business-related expertise.

Thanks for making the Regional Innovation Conference-Southeast a huge success!

Stay Tuned for more about the next RIC in Spring 2015

The 2014 Regional Innovation Conference-Southeast was held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the NC Biotech Center in Research Triangle Park. There were approximately 150 attendees including NHLBI Small Business Awardees and investors from leading companies in the southeast United States. We anticipate our next meeting to be in Spring 2015. Check back for details.

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Previous Regional Innovation Conferences

Previous conferences have been held in Boston, MA, San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, and Rockville, MD. Click below for highlights from each of our previous conferences.

Last Updated September 2014

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