Events

Calendar of events hosted by PCI, the Penn community, and our regional partners.

Cellicon Valley ’21 – The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies

Virtual

As home to the first FDA-approved cell and gene therapies, Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are international leaders who have helped propel Philadelphia into Cellicon Valley, with the University of Pennsylvania ranking 1st among global universities for CAR-T cell patents according to Nature. CAR T represents a turning point in the history of […]

Nurse Entrepreneurs: An Undiscovered Resource

Virtual

Join us for a panel discussing the value of nurse entrepreneurs and what nurses bring to healthcare innovation and the business sector at large. This panel will highlight successful nurse-led companies and nursing entrepreneurial leaders.

Free

Digital Therapeutics and the Future of Medicine

Virtual

With healthcare becoming more digital, especially over the past year, innovators are continuing to demonstrate the power of these potential solutions. Digital Therapeutics refers to the application of evidence-based software-driven therapeutic interventions for the prevention and management of a medical disorder or disease. Even though the field is very young, treatments are starting to go […]

Free

Driving Next Generation Immuno-Oncology Innovation for Cancer Treatment

Virtual

Immuno-oncology (IO) takes advantage of the body’s immune system to prevent, control, and eliminate cancer and dates as far back as the 1890s, after a doctor purposely infected a man suffering from an inoperable malignant tumor with bacteria, resulting in his recovery. Driven in part by the increasing number of biotechs and companies that are […]

Free

PACT Capital Conference

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

The PACT Capital Conference has a long tradition of uniting key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities. As the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast, this event draws more than 1,000 participants and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Learn more […]

RAIN 2021 – Collaboration as the New Normal

Virtual

The University City Science Center annual RAIN Conference is back on July 22nd - and taking place in-person! When the pandemic hit, even perceived competitors collaborated for the greater good, which is why this year's program will explore “Goodwill,” a theme that has emerged as we move towards our collective new normal. Conference Agenda: Welcome […]

Free

Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge Deadline

Virtual

Improving Access to Care As part of our broader pledge to help support frontline healthcare workers and help provide equitable health solutions for communities of color, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is proud to further our 120-year commitment to nurses, including advocating for, elevating and empowering nurses as innovative leaders who strengthen health systems and change human health […]

Free

B. PHL

Virtual

An annual three-day innovation celebration started in 2019 to highlight Philadelphia as a fantastic place to live and work; to create meaningful connections locally and globally between people and organizations doing innovative work; and ignite new ideas and inspire changemakers of the future.

2022 American Nurses Association Innovation Awards Deadline

Virtual

The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize, and celebrate nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety outcomes. Awards will be presented to a nurse and a nurse-led team whose product, program, project, or practice best exemplify nurse-led innovation in patient safety and/or outcomes. Application Submissions Open: June 1, 2021, 9:00 a.m. EDT Application Submissions Close: October 31, […]

Free

Understanding COVID-19 and Addressing Disparities in Care

Biomedical Research Building 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

Topics include "COVID-19: from biology to equitable care", "The origin and ongoing evolution of SARS-CoV-2", and "Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers of Color." Speakers include Drs. Drew Weissman, Frederic Bushman, Susan Weiss, and Sarah Tishkoff. To join from your web browser: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/qpcgtcdd  Watch last year's symposium on YouTube channel

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