2019 Technology Showcase Hosted by NCI and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR)

<span>June 12, 2019! Register now for the 3rd annual Technology Showcase! The 2019 Technology Showcase will again highlight technologies being developed at the NCI and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) to encourage technology licensing and collaborations, startup company formation and the translation of NCI discoveries into...</span>
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June 12, 2019!

Register now for the 3rd annual Technology Showcase! The 2019 Technology Showcase will again highlight technologies being developed at the NCI and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) to encourage technology licensing and collaborations, startup company formation and the translation of NCI discoveries into solutions to benefit patients.

EVENT OVERVIEW:

  • Free, half-day event
  • Hear from NCI and FNLCR inventors about technologies primed for technology commercialization and/or collaboration; great opportunity for regional companies and biotech stakeholders.
  • Panel sessions focused on technology commercialization
  • Poster session highlighting 10 NIH technologies for available for collaborative development and/or licensing presented by the NCI Technology Transfer Ambassadors Program
  • Networking, including event following the Tech Showcase

DATE and LOCATION:

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Registration 11:30 am - Noon
Noon - 5:15 PM (post-showcase networking event to follow)
FNLCR Advanced Technology Research Facility
8560 Progress Drive
Frederick, MD 21702

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Rich Bendis , President and CEO of BioHealth Innovation, Inc.
Mr. Bendis is the Founder, President and CEO of BioHealth Innovation, Inc. He is an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, investment banker, innovation and technology-based economic development leader, international speaker and consultant in the technology and healthcare industries. He currently serves as the founding President and CEO of Innovation America (IA), a national public-private partnership focused on accelerating the growth of innovation economy in America. As one of the most recognized experts in the field of innovation economy, Mr. Bendis has served on numerous distinguished boards and task forces including the White House U.S. Innovation Partnership Advisory Task Force, the Small Business Innovation Research Committee, the National Association of State Venture Funds board; State Science and Technology Institute, and the Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial Institute as a national/regional Judge and Entrepreneur of the Year winner.

PANEL SESSIONS:

The 2019 event agenda includes the addition of two sets of technology commercialization-focused panels.

Panel Session One:
1:30 - 2:15 pm

The following panels will be offered concurrently. Attendee selects one. Time is subject to change.

"Making your company attractive to equity investors"​

Moderator:
Martin Rosendale, CEO, Maryland Technology Council

"Partnering with the NCI and FNL to benefit your pipeline and your bottom-line"

Moderator:
Michael Salgaller, Ph.D., Supervisor, NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC), Invention Development and Marketing Unit

Presenters:
Andrew Ishizuka, Ph.D., CSO, Avidea Technologies, Inc.
Vladimir Popov, Ph.D., Director, Partnership Development Office at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Thomas Stackhouse, Ph.D., Director, NCI TTC

Panel Session Two:
3:35 - 4:15 pm

The following panels will be offered concurrently. Attendee selects one. Time is subject to change.

"Non-dilutive sources of funding for commercializing technology"

Presenters:
Christie Canaria, Ph.D., Program Director, NIH/NCI/SBIR Development Center
Barry Datlof, M.B.A., Chief, Business Development and Commercialization, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
Javeed Froozan, VP, Research Business Development & Strategic Alliances, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

​"Leveraging incubators and accelerators for technology licensing and commercialization”

Moderator:
Michael Binko, President and CEO, Startup Maryland

Presenters:
Kathie Callahan Brady, President and CEO, Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI)
Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO, the Center for Advancing Innovation
Jon A. Rowley, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Product Officer, RoosterBio, Inc.

FEATURED TECHNOLOGIES:

Additional presenters and technologies to be added as they are confirmed.

2:00 - 2:45 pm (time is subject to change)

Posters prepared by TTAP Ambassadors will highlight the following technologies that are available for licensing and/or partnering:
Event Co-Sponsors:
Learn about previous Technology Showcases
Source: techtransfer.cancer.gov