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December 2014 Newsletter
CBLS EVENTS

 

DECEMBER 10: LIFE SCIENCES COMMERCIALIZATION LECTURE SERIES:
"WEST SENECA LIFE SCIENCES ACADEMY
INDUCTION CEREMONY" 

 

    4:45 PM - 7:00 PM: New York State Center of Excellence 
Bioinformatics & Life Sciences
701 Ellicott Street (2nd Floor) | Buffalo NY 14203 

We are celebrating the next generation of life sciences professionals from the 2014-15 class of the West Seneca Central School District's Academy of Life Sciences. These ambitious and dedicated students will focus their studies on careers in the life sciences and high-tech industries.

To learn more about life sciences careers in WNY, visit iSciWNY.com

 

Questions? Comments? Email us at cbi-info@buffalo.edu
 

 

 

NYSTAR

FEBRUARY 2015: RFP OPEN FOR 2015-16

The mission of the University at Buffalo's Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology (UB CAT) is to drive the growth of life sciences firms through new and improved products using biomedical and bioengineering technologies. 

UB CAT provides project cost-share support for R&D activities involving a company and a UB researcher with clear project deliverables that have significant potential for economic impact. 

For more information about the UB CAT program, click here or contact
Karen Utz, Director, Program Administration at 716.881.7588 or
 

 

SPRING 2015: PRE-SEED WROKSHOP

New York State Center of Excellence
Bioinformatics & Life Sciences
701 Ellicott Street |Buffalo NY 14203

 
Pre-Seed Workshop is an exciting, two-day event where selected entrepreneurs build their pitch and business plan with the help of a team of experts.

If you would like to participate on a team as an entrepreneur/idea champion, industry expert or volunteer, please contact Sandra Small, PhD, at sksmall@buffalo.edu or 716.888.4851 
 
 
PARTNER EVENTS
December 4, 2014 (8:30 - 10 a.m.)
STOR Startup Co. Seminar Series-
Strategic Project Management: Prioritizing and Measuring What is Most Important
UB Technology Incubator (Room 206/208)
1567 Sweet Home Road | Amherst, NY
 

Starting and running a company, or leading any type of organization, can be a stressful experience.  It's easy to become overwhelmed by tasks, requests, deadlines, investors, employees, and worries of every kind.  One way to overcome those worries that may keep you up at night is to use performance measures to turn that stress into success. 

 Come listen to Julie Stiles, Certified Lean Professional and Activity-Based Cost Management expert with UB TCIE talk about the importance of prioritizing actions and investment; how to define performance based on your customer's needs;  and how to collect data and turn worry into action. 

 

To register, please click here.

December 11, 2014 (5 - 7pm)
Beakers & Beer
d!g (inside the Innovation Center)
640 Ellicott Street | Buffalo, NY
  
 
Join us for this month's Beakers & Beer, sponsored by the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Enjoy a night of networking, free food and drinks.

To RSVP for Beakers & Beer, click here
   
Buffalove Postcard

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise

 

Spread a little bit of "Buffalove" to your family and friends this season by sending a postcard through Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE) at no cost. BNE will mail a hand addressed postcard for you within 3 business days. Postcard recipients must reside outside of the Buffalo Niagara region; local addresses will not be processed.


 

To send a Buffalove postcard, click here.

 

TCIE Offering a Dozen Business Improvement Classes 

in Spring

 

The University at Buffalo's TCIE has expanded its business improvement course offerings, appropriate for professionals working in any industry, to a total of 12. Classes range from a half-day seminar to a nine-month program. The spring schedule includes two new classes: one provides an overview of ISO, Lean and Six Sigma philosophies, and the other demonstrates how the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) approach promotes robust product design and manufacturing. 


Visit here for the full list, course details and to register.

 



The University at Buffalo is 1 of 58 approved higher-education institutions for START-UP NY, a program that provides tax-free incentives to new and relocating businesses in New York State, as well as access to state-of-the-art technologies and industry experts from New York State's world-class higher education system. 

To find out how you can participate in START-UP NY with UB, please contact
Karen M. Utz, Director Program Administration
at 716.881.7588 or kmutz@buffalo.edu
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