Arizona Biosciences News

ASU, TGen to hold forum on commercializing life science research

Flinn staff reports

Summary:

For the second year in a row, Arizona State University's Technopolis and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are organizing the Commercializing Arizona Life Sciences Forum (CALS).

Full Story:

For the second year in a row, Arizona State University's Technopolis and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are organizing the Commercializing Arizona Life Sciences Forum (CALS).

The forum, sponsored by Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, the City of Phoenix, ASU Research Park, and Arizona Department of Commerce will be held April 20-21, 2006, at the Phoenix Airport Marriott.

Investors, venture capitalists, life science researchers, and entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the two day event that will highlight the ins and outs of financing and investing in life science start-ups.

Session highlights for investors and venture capitalists include hosted tours of TGen and the Biodesign Institute at ASU, an evening networking reception, and a discussion of Arizona tax incentives for life science investors.

For life science researchers and entrepreneurs, the forum will feature discussions on commercialization and licensing, and intellectual property protection. There will also be an evening networking reception and an SBIR Phase I and Phase II proposal writing workshop.

Those interested in participating can register online at www.asutechnopolis.org.


For more information:

CALS information page