August 2015 E-Newsletter
         Inspire. Connect. Innovate.  
CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS - YOU'RE INVITED TO APPLY 

Calling All Entrepreneurs:
Apply today for the Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo!







Looking to get your great idea in front
of a room full of investors? We're looking for entrepreneurs to be featured in
this year's Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneurial Expo -  the
submiss
ion deadline is 8/14!

                                APPLY NOW!                                








SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIONS 

UB Graduate's Passion to "Stay Here and Go Far":
The Story of Illuminating Diagnostics

Sarah K. Scouten was both an undergrad at UB, in Biomedical Pharmacology, and a graduate student who earned her PhD from the department of Biochemistry. Scouten, who has a love for UB and for her hometown of Buffalo and wanted to contribute to the "brain gain" instead of the area's "brain drain."

She had taken UB's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) "Becoming a Leader in Life Sciences" course, which allowed her to make valuable connections that led to a job...

 

CAREER EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - COMPANIES WANTED
Career Experience Program -
September 2015

Attention companies in the life sciences and advanced manufacturing sectors! Are you interested in developing your workforce at no cost to you?

The Career Experience Program, brought to you by the CBLS and The Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics in collaboration with UB's Career Services, will help you find a UB student to gain valuable, real-world working experience at your company.


Interested? Contact Sandra Small, PhD, at sksmall@buffalo.edu or 
716.888.4851
SAVE THE DATE - INNOVATION LECTURE SERIES
Innovation Lecture Series: Returns September 2015 

What does it mean to be part of the life sciences industry in Buffalo Niagara? Hear firsthand about all aspects of this business sector, while networking with
leaders from our region and beyond.

Please mark your calendars for the following lecture dates:
 
Thursday, September 24  (Beakers & Beer to follow)

Thursday, October 15 (Beakers & Beer on 10/22)

 

Thursday, November 12 (Beakers & Beer to follow)

Thursday, December 10 (Beakers & Beer to follow)

Can't wait for more details? Check out past lecture series topics and speakers here.

PARTNER EVENTS
September 30 - November 18, 2015
Wednesdays | 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Jacobs Institute

875 Ellicott Street, 5th Floor | Buffalo, NY 14203

 

So you've made a great discovery or innovation and decided to pursue the commercialization pathway. Now what?

 

High-Tech CEL provides specialized support and guidance to entrepreneurs, scientists and key team members from established companies who are pursuing a life science or high-tech opportunity.

 

For more information  click here  or join us at our Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, August 5th 11am-2pm at the Jacobs Institute.

 

RSVP to UB CEL at  mgt-cel@buffalo.edu  or 716.855.5715
Tunes in the Tent
National Grid Park
Ellicott & Virginia Streets
Buffalo, NY 14203

Tunes in the Tent offers popular, free musical performances for Medical Campus employees and community members every Tuesday at noon through August. We'll be hosting group and solo musical acts, featuring Medical Campus employees and local community bands. 

Check out this year's line up here.
October 14 -15
MedTech2015 Convergence:

Building Momentum for Growth

HARBORCENTER

100 Washington Street | Buffalo, NY 

 

Register today for the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York State's bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry for MEDTECH 2015.
 

To register,  click here.
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