Events

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

Moving Ideas to Market: A discussion with researchers and entrepreneurs

Virtual

A discussion with Penn researchers and entrepreneurs on how they took their technologies from the lab to the marketplace. Featuring: Andrew Tsourkas, PhD, Bioengineering, Founder of AlphaThera James Weimer, PhD, CIS, Cofounder of Neuralert Karen Hogan, PhD, Founder of Biorealize and formerly faculty member in Biology at Penn Sasha Schrode, MBA, President and CEO of […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

Pfizer Call for Proposals of Novel Therapeutic Targets

Virtual

The Pfizer Centers for Therapeutic Innovation will overview their latest CFP, and answer questions from Penn Medicine researchers. Meet with Pfizer team members from the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI). They will discuss the latest Call for Proposals (CFP) and share details about Pfizer's areas of interest and the timeline for submission of non-confidential pre-proposals […]

Free

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

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 […]

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