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March 2015  E-Newsletter
CBLS FEATURED EVENT

 

LIFE SCIENCES COMMERCIALIZATION LECTURE SERIES

 

"Re-Building Buffalo: Strengthening the Community
and Advancing Entrepreneurship on the

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus"

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 

> Matt Enstice, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC)
 

> Kim Grant, Business Development Executive, NYS Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS)
 

WHEN: March 26, 2015
 

WHERE: NYS Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 
Bruce A. Holm Commons, 2nd Floor (701 Ellicott Street | Buffalo, NY)
 

TIME: 4 - 5 p.m.
 

Learn about the BNMC's continuous efforts to strengthen our community through the cultivation of a world-class medical campus for clinical care, research, education and business.
 

Hear about the CBLS's role in advancing the life sciences entrepreneurial ecosystem on - and beyond - the BNMC. The BNMC, the CBLS and our ecosystem partners work together to promote innovation, advance new discoveries and improve the economy in Buffalo Niagara.

 
 
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To register for this free event,   click here.   

 

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

 

CBLS EVENTS

 

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APPLY NOW: UB CAT 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. 

Applications for the 2015-2016 UB CAT are due April 24, 2015.

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

 

  MAY 27-28, JUNE 4 : PRE-SEED WORKSHOP -
IDEA CHAMPIONS NEEDED


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 have a high-tech idea and want to apply to Pre-Seed Workshop as an idea champion, please contact Sandra Small, PhD, at sksmall@buffalo.edu
 
  
 
Thank you to partners:

PARTNER EVENTS
March 6, 2015 | 12 - 1:30 p.m.      
GCEDC Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Batavia Downs | 8315 Park Road, Paddock Room Batavia, NY 

The GCEDC Annual Meeting is an opportunity for you to find out what has been achieved in Genesee County over the last year and to get a exclusive preview of what the economic landscape will look like for 2015.

Click here to register. 
  March 21, 2015 | 12 - 5 p.m.
Ignite Startups
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640 Elliott Street Buffalo, NY
 

Have a great idea, but not sure where to start? You're in luck! Connect with the largest gathering of local organizations dedicated to supporting Buffalo's emerging startup community. This open networking event is designed to provide you with the tools available to help you create, launch and grow your business. 

 

Local entrepreneurial leaders participating in this event include: UB's NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, UB's Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics, 43North, Buffalo Angels, Launch NY, START-UP NY, UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Western New York Venture Association, WNY Innovation Hot Spot and many more. 

  
Click here to register for the Ignite event and see a full list of participants.
Questions?
 Contact Vic Nole here.


March  26, 2015 | 5 - 7 p.m.
Beakers & Beer
Coco Bar and Bistro
888 Main 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
   
Grant Money Available for UB Engineering Services
 

Businesses in need of technical assistance have access to the University at Buffalo's research scientists and entrepreneurial-minded graduate students through the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) grant. SPIR subsidizes projects that take innovations to the next level by introducing new technologies and materials, and providing product design and testing. 

 

Visit TCIE's website to apply, or contact Gary Simon at 716.645.8837 or  

 

   

CBLS & NYS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
IN MATERIALS INFORMATICS (CMI) WEBSITES NOW MOBILE FRIENDLY 

 

Redesigned for an unparalleled user experience, the mobile friendly versions of the CBLS and CMI websites bring their resources and expertise right to your phone. 

 

 

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