Biotechnology Entrepreneurship SymposiumBE Symposium 2021

The Schedule of Events for the 2021 BE Symposium is now available.

This year’s 2021 symposium will be held online on Friday, October 29th, 2021. Featured events will include a keynote address, a career conversation panel discussion, alumni networking and a employment opportunities seminar. We hope to see you there! 

The tentative schedule is:

  • 9:55am-10am Registration and Breakfast
  • 10am-11am Keynote Session - I
  • 11am-11:15am Break
  • 11:15am-12:15pm Keynote Session - II
  • 12:15pm-1pm Lunch
  • 1pm-2pm CRISPR and gene-editing nucleases
  • 2pm-2:15pm Break
  • 2:15pm-3:15pm Career Opportunities: Alumni Panel
  • 3:15pm-3:30pm Break
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm Employment in the heath sciences industry
  • 4:30pm-4:45pm Closing Remarks

The Schedule of Events for the 2017 BE Symposium is now available!

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship 2017, on Friday, September 29th, 2017, will bring together commercialization and research in the biotechnology industry to facilitate career development and showcase the opportunities and recent innovations in the biotechnology sector. Featured events will include a Keynote Address, a funding and grant panel discussion, a medical marijuana discussion and a career opportunities seminar. The 2017 BE seminar is geared towards biotechnology professionals, investors, students, and researchers and will bridge biotechnology and business.

We hope to see you there!

The tentative schedule is:

  • 8:30am-9am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9am-9:15am Welcome
  • 9:15am-10:15am Keynote Address: Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurship
  • 10:15am-11:30am Panel: Funding and Grants
  • 11:30am-12:30pm Lunch
  • 12:30pm-1:45pm Panel: Medical Marijuana
  • 1:45pm-2:45pm Talk: Employment Opportunities
  • 2:45pm-3:00pm Closing Remarks

The tentative schedule of events is now available.

Date: Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Time: 9am - 4:30pm


  • Registration 8:30 - 9:00 am
  • Opening Remarks, Keynote "Creating a Biotechnology Enterprise" 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Coffee Break 10:00am - 10:15am
  • Success Story from a Biotech Company 10:15am - 11:00am
  • Sustainable Biotechnology Ventures 11:00am - 11:45am
  • Lunch 11:45am - 12:30pm
  • BIS Pitch Presentations 12:30-1:30pm
  • Panel Discussion: Grants & Federal Funding 1:30pm - 2:15pm
  • Coffee Break 2:15pm - 2:30pm
  • Patents and Intellecutual Property Rights 2:30pm - 3:15pm
  • Looking Beyond: Pathways to Employment for Biotechnology Professionals 3:15pm - 4:00pm
  • BIS Award Ceremony, Closing Remarks 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Registration is now closed.