Events

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

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 […]

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

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

Latest Trends in Life Science Investing

Virtual

On the 2nd Monday of each month in the Fall, join local entrepreneurs and investors for discussions on commercializing university med tech. At this session, Barbara Shilberg, Managing Director and CEO, BioAdvance will discuss life science investing and how the market has changed over the past year.  This is the first of four events this […]

I-Corps for Engineers with Mark Yim, PhD

Virtual

Mark Yim, PhD, Director of GRASP Lab, Faculty Director for the Design Studio, talks about the Penn I-Corps program. Learn about resources available at Penn to support your commercialization and entrepreneurship goals. Register here.  After registration, you'll receive a direct zoom link.  

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.

2021 ITMAT Symposium

Smilow Center for Translational Research Rubenstein Auditorium and Lobby, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The theme this year will be "Translational Science in a Pandemic World." The event will allow for virtual and in-person attendance. More details will be announced later this summer about the format. 2021 Featured Speakers:  J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania Susan Weiss, PhD, University of Pennsylvania Linfa Wang, PhD BSc, Duke-NUS Medical School Jean Laurent […]

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