Archive: 2009 Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day

June 3, 2009
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA

View the 2009_Notebook for detailed information about the Conference Agenda, Speaker Biographies, Sponsor Information, Company Profiles, and Exhibitors.

Conference Description

The Survival of the Fittest Life Sciences Companies: How to survive in the current environment, discover new innovations, identify new markets and raise financing for great products and start-ups in life sciences in Massachusetts

2009 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

At this year’s conference, listen to fascinating keynote speeches and panels including  a keynote from President and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals that was named the number one company by the Boston Globe in their annual Globe 100. Walk around the Innovator’s Marketplace where you will find everything you need to start a billion dollar life sciences company. You will meet inventors and entrepreneurs at the poster presentations. We welcome you to listen to captivating never-before-discussed panels on the “The Sociobiology of Life Science Cultures” and “Proof of Concept: The Missing Link” where all startup related challenges are explored.

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of “On The Origin of Species” by Charles Darwin” by attending “The Natural Selection of Life Science Start-ups” and “The Evolution of Life Science Technologies”. Learn from the industry’s top investors at the panel “Have the Rules of Getting Investment Changed?”. You will also have the opportunity to network with the Who’s Who of Massachusetts life sciences. Every major stakeholder in the Commonwealth in life sciences is involved in jointly organizing this event - including the major universities, research centers and hospitals.