Life Science TN hosting roundtable discussions across the state

Life Science TN-teknoLife Science Tennessee is hosting a series of roundtable discussions starting next week to outline the need for access to capital for early stage life science companies. During the roundtables, the statewide association will review two recent reports – “Access to Capital” and the “State of Entrepreneurship for Life Science Tennessee Companies in Tennessee.” A copy of those reports can be found HERE.

The meetings are open to life science companies. Dates and locations are as follows:

  • January 20 – Knoxville from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Baker Donelson offices, 265 Brookview Centre Way, Suite 600. Panelists will include Ken Woody (President, Innova Memphis), Jeff Hubrig (Co-Founder and President, Innovasan), and Bem Culiat (Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, NellOne Therapeutics). Register by clicking here.
  • January 22 – Nashville with networking beginning at 8 a.m. and the program running from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Cumberland Emerging Technologies, 111 10th Avenue South, Suite 110. Panelists will be James Stover (Founder, Diagnovus), Gary Rawlings (Vice President of Commercialization, TechColumbus), and Brian Laden (Co-Founder and Partner, TriStar Technology Ventures). Register by clicking here.
  • January 23 – Memphis with networking beginning at 8 a.m. and the program running from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Memphis Bioworks, 20 South Dudley Street. Panelists will include Allan Daisley (Director of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Memphis Bioworks),Gary Stevenson (Co-Founder, MB Venture Partners), and Buck Brown (Chief Executive Officer, iScreen Vision). Register by clicking here.

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