Events

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

Drop in Office Hours with PCI Ventures

Pennovation Center 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Every Wednesday @ The Pennovation Center: Drop-in office hours with PCI Ventures at the Pennovation Center (suite 229) from 9:00-12:00

BioNJ’s 11th Annual BioPartnering Conference

The BioPartnering Conference will be held virtually May 18th & 19th, 2021. Hundreds of life science attendees are expected to attend, including executives, investors, institution exhibitors and business development professionals.

University Startups: Tips from Early Stage Investors

Virtual

Gain insight from Venture Capitalists who focus on investing in early stage University startups. What do Venture Capitalists look for? How do you approach them? What is the best way to develop a relationship that leads to investment? This talk features: Manny Stockman, Principle, Osage University Partners Brett Topche, Managing Director, Red & Blue Ventures […]

Board Meetings 101: tips & best practices for conducting successful board meetings

Virtual

Join Ruby Chandy and Tom Crowley, PCI Ventures @ Pennovation Center Mentors-in-Residence, as they share how to successfully conduct board meetings. During this interactive webinar, they will cover best practices for preparing and running board meetings, discuss structural/strategic issues (e.g. appropriate size of board, who to include, when and how to add additional board members), and […]

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 […]

Beyond the Bench: Building a Startup with Small Business Grants

Virtual

All are welcome to join the PCI Ventures team as they share “secrets to success” for submitting a highly competitive proposal to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities. Learn about the different funding mechanisms and entrepreneurial resources available to companies, as well as best practices for crafting a compelling […]

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.

Life Sciences Future – BioPharm

The most popular conference features but will focus on various topics within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Learn More.

The Power of Pennovation Works: Company Showcase

Virtual

In recognition of the 5th year anniversary of Pennovation Works, The Power of Pennovation Works: Company Showcase will feature presentations by 5 innovative companies from the Pennovation ecosystem. The speakers will include entrepreneurs from Pennovation Works and affiliated programs including Pennovation Center, Pennovation Accelerator, and JPOD @ Philadelphia. The companies highlighted will vary in stage, […]

The Power of Pennovation Works: Research and Development

Virtual

Join this virtual program to learn how the Pennovation Works campus supports research and development, as well as startup growth, via a unique mix of programmatic, community, and facility resources. Success stories will be shared as well as information about key programs through a moderated panel of leading innovators based on the Pennovation Works campus. […]

Philly Tech Week

Virtual

For the uninitiated: PTW is a curated calendar of events celebrating technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. Here’s what we know about the 2022 edition so far: The Technical.ly Developers Conference will take place Tuesday, May 10, and Technical.ly’s company-building conference, Introduced, will happen Thursday, May 12. Community events will begin on Friday, May 6, and finish on Saturday, May […]

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