The Knowledge Fair will showcase the research and talent of the region’s emerging bioscience firms that are on the verge of breakout success
About this Event
NMBio’s Third Annual Knowledge Fair & Expo will be held on October 10 at CNM’s Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque.
The Knowledge Fair will showcase the research and talent of the region’s emerging bioscience firms that are on the verge of breakout success. It will highlight the work of the state’s university research institutions, and tech transfer offices as well as provide detailed information on economic incentives offered by the public and private sectors. Attendees will learn about efforts to create a major endowment for the sector that will help accelerate the growth of the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, drug discovery, value added agriculture and diagnostic industries throughout New Mexico.
With our common vision and shared values, NMBio and its committed partners, including the NM Economic Development Department, Los Alamos and Sandia National Labs, UNM-HSC, TriCore Reference Labs, The Bioscience Center, STC-UNM, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, The New Mexico Bioscience Authority, Santa Fe Business Incubator, NM Tech, NMSU and CNM, will offer small and mid-size firms unparalleled networking opportunities.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with speakers from VIOME, Vision Quest Diagnostics, Agilvax, NTxBio, Socorro Therapeutics, Sandia Biotech, Bio Direction, NeXStep, Inc., and Pebble Labs. and with service providers from VWR, US Bank, AWS Pharmaceuticals, NCGR and many others manning table top exhibits.
The leaders from these organizations as well as BIO and NMBio’s service providers from the scientific equipment, CRO, venture capital, legal, financial, insurance, private equity, technology, academic, and other sectors will provide essential and practical information on how their firms can assist NMBio’s core members in finding effective tools and solutions for capital, employee training programs, office and lab locations as well as other pressing business needs.
Richard Prince, the President and CEO of New Jersey-based New Biopharma, LLC, a boutique Clinical CRO and Product Development Consultancy in the life science space will be our keynote speaker. His firm retains more than 75 consultants nationwide. He has been assisting NM Tech for the past year on the launch of its promising start-up, Socorro Therapeutics. He’ll become its CEO this fall. In addition, he is co-author of a 1,000 page book that has just been published -- Biotechnology: From Idea to Market. With a Foreword by Nobel Laureate Philip Sharp. The book features chapters written by subject matter experts in their respective fields that, collectively, illuminate and unify the healthcare products innovation process spanning from academia to industry, from research to commercialization. It will become a standard text at the Harvard Business School and many other leading academic institutions worldwide.
Early Bird Special: Purchase your pass before September 26 for $50 and save $25.
Starting September 27, admission is $75
8 am -- Registration and Networking
8:30 am – Program Starts
Noon – Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
3 pm to 3:30 – Networking & Gelato