Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS) Conference October 1-2, 2012

Please join us for the 10th annual OVALS conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, Kentucky.


This conference is a “must” for anyone interested in commercialization of new life sciences technologies, collaboration opportunities, and creating economic impact. This includes university researchers and administrators, technology transfer professionals, corporate scientists, business development professionals, state and local economic development officials, attorneys, investors, incubators, and entrepreneurs. The OVALS Conference is an important forum for exposure to the thinking of national leaders, opening up strategic dialogues, expanding opportunity, and networking.


Conference Highlights

  • Partnership opportunities for  commercialization of medical devices
  • Realities of raising capital for start-up companies in today’s environment
  • Start-up companies spotlight: connecting start-up opportunities to resources
  • Showcase of exciting university life science technologies
  • USPTO: Changes in patent  law and how they will affect patent process in the US
  • Technology Poster Competition


Speakers Include

  • Ken Song, CEO, Ariosa Diagnostics
  • Una Ryan, CEO, Diagnostics for All
  • Bruce Gingles, VP Global Technology, Cook Medical
  • Josh Nickols, VP Business Development, Device Innovation Group


Register at http://cincinnatiuniv-web.ungerboeck.com/coe/coe_p2_details.aspx?oc=10&cc=COE&eventid=5045


The Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS) is a collaborative effort of the University of Cincinnati, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, Marshall University, Ohio University, BioOhio, Bluegrass Business Development Partnership, CincyTechUSA, and Edison Biotechnology Institute. Additional sponsors include: Fox Rothschild LLP, Stites & Harbison PLLC, and Viksnins Harris & Padys PLLP


For more information, please visit: OVALSgroup.org



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