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december 1, 2023 | virtual
SBIR/STTR: ABC’s

Find out how the government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. The two programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually!

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december 8, 2023 | virtual
bbc Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting presents: “From the Sources Mouth” with DHS

The Department of Homeland Security offers annual SBIR solicitations consisting of topics relevant to the following S&T Directorate organizations: Borders and Maritime Security, Chemical/Biological Defense, Cyber Security, Explosives, and First Responder Groups. Join this 1-hour overview of the DHS SBIR program and learn, from the source, what’s needed to submit a successful proposal to DHS and ask your questions.

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January 10, 2023 | virtual
DOE SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Workshop

If you are considering a submission to the Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR/STTR program, you don’t want to miss this DOE SBIR/STTR proposal preparation workshop. The DOE has two topic releases per year, requires a letter of intent, and dozens of topics/subtopics to navigate. Our expert will review what’s needed for a successful Department of Energy proposal including strategies to construct a competitive R&D scope of work, budget, and commercialization plan.

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march 1, 2023 | united kingdom
2023 TERMIS-EU Conference

The TERMIS EU conference is the leading event for the dissemination of the latest research in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, offering researchers, clinicians and industry an ideal opportunity to present and discuss their most recent findings, developments and challenges in the field.

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April 19-22, 2023 | san diego, ca
2023 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition

The Society For Biomaterials is excited to host the 2023 Annual Meeting at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. In keeping with the history of our host city, the theme for 2023 is “Riding the Translational Waves to the Future”. This year’s program is focused on breakthroughs in biomaterials science, translation of research to clinical application, next-generation medical devices, standards development, regulatory issues, and commercial realities. Join us in 2023 to explore the future waters of biomaterials and avoid the translational wipe-out!

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April 27-29, 2023 | Barcelona, Spain
2023 International Osteology Symposium

Save the date – more details to come, see site below.

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Past


november 25-30, 2022 | new york city, ny
2022 Greater New York Dental Meeting

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november 23, 2022 | virtual event
2022 National Osteology Group “Management of Mucogingival Problems in the Anterior Mandible”

Join virtually on November 23, 2022 for a webinar hosted by Anton Sculean and Martina Stefanini.

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november 13-18, 2022 | phoenix, az
2022 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover a wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

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november 10-12, 2022 | Seattle, WA
2022 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

Registration is open now for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, November 10-12 in Seattle, Washington. Join thousands of dental professionals at PNDC 2022 for a weekend of high-quality, affordable dental CE (earn 20+ credits), a two-day dental exhibit hall and more at Washington’s dental event of the year!

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september 23-November 18, 2022 | virtual event
Fall 2022 STEM Jumpstart I-Corps Course

This online course will help you explore the commercial viability of your STEM-based innovation idea.

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september 23-November 18, 2022 | virtual event
Fall 2022 Medical Jumpstart I-Corps Course

This online workshop will help you explore the commercial viability your medical or healthcare-based innovation idea/IP.

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november 5-8, 2022 | Scottsdale, AZ
2022 American Dental Education Association Deans’ Conference

The 2022 ADEA Deans’ Conference is an opportunity to Renew, Rejuvenate and Reconnect. We will hear from colleagues who have “reinvented” themselves multiple times within their careers and learn how they re-energize. We will learn from colleagues in other health professions about how leaders can take a systems-level approach to creating environments that optimize wellbeing for students, faculty, staff and administrators.

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November 3, 2022 | ann arbor, MI
2022 AADOCR Fall Focused Symposium

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november 2-5, 2022 | Austin, TX
American Academy of Periodontology 108th Annual Meeting

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october 31-November 2, 2022 | ann arbor, MI
2022 DOCTRC Retreat

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october 25-29, 2022 | los angeles, CA
American Society of Human Genetics 2022 Annual Meeting

ASHG 2022 will take place October 25-29 in Los Angeles.  The meeting provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge science in all areas of human genetics. ASHG members and leading scientists from around the world are selected to present their research findings at invited, plenary, platform, and poster sessions. This year’s meeting will be an unmatched opportunity to reunite and reconnect with your colleagues in a warm, diverse, and welcoming city.

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october 27-30, 2022 | phoeniX, Az
American Academy of Periodontology 108th Annual Meeting

Join us Oct. 27-30, 2022 in Phoenix, Ariz. to learn, share, and network with the best and the brightest in the field of periodontology.

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october 24-26, 2022 | boston, Ma
The MedTech Conference 2022

This October, the industry’s foremost event returns to Boston for a momentous reunion of the industry’s best and brightest. Throughout the three day conference,  the world’s top medtech executives and innovators will gather for valuable programs, networking and business development opportunities. Registration for The MedTech Conference is now open, so sign up today to take advantage of our early bird prices! Stay tuned to the conference website for up-to-date information on conference activities.

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october 12-15, 2022 | san antonio, tx
Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting

Join the 2022 BMES Annual Meeting in the city of San Antonio, TX.

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october 9-13, 2022 | Pittsburgh, Pa
Society for Biomaterials: Materials Science & Technology Technical Meeting 2022

For the first time, the Society for Biomaterials will be co-hosting the MS&T meeting! Abstract deadline is May 15, 2022

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october 1-4, 2022 | Orlando, fl
American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting

The AABB Annual Meeting brings blood and biotherapies professionals together for a must-attend event featuring cutting-edge research, the latest advances, networking with colleagues and practice-changing solutions.

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september 28-october 1, 2022 | Athens, Greece
Academy of Dental Materials 2022 Annual Meeting

Save the date! “Progress in Dental Materials and Digital Engineering”

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september 27-30, 2022 | Boston, Ma
Cell, Gene, & Immunotherapy Event

Access novel science, technologies, and contacts you need to accelerate your bioprocessing, analytics, supply chain security and commercialization strategies.

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september 26-28, 2022 | Melbourne, Australia
Human Gene Therapy Conference

The aim of the conference is to bring together all the key stakeholders interested in genetics and gene therapy to share and discuss advances and developments in these fields. Therefore we aimed at assisting academicians, business executives, researchers, scientists, manufacturers, gene therapy companies, communities, and agencies to keep on new developments in their specific fields and to join forces in finding alternative solutions.

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september 23, 2022 | virtual event, 9:00 AM – 4:00 pm PST
Emerging Technologies in the Medical Device Industry

Join for a full day covering the latest developments regarding medical device innovation, regulations, and policies. Experts will discuss digital intricacies involved in medical product development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, clinical virtual reality, regulatory framework of the digital world, and cybersecurity! Click link below to register!

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september 21, 2022 | virtual event, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
The Box | Managing Soft Tissue Complications Around Implants

Speaker: Martina Stefanini, Moderator: Rachel Schallhorn

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August 30, 2022 | virtual
DOCTRC Innovator Networking Series

Join us for this free event on August 30, 2022 from 3-4 pm EST. Topics for this session include medical and dental reimbursement.

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July 11-August 22, 2022 | virtual
Summer 2022 University of Michigan I-Corps

This online workshop will help you explore the commercial viability of your innovation idea. Register by July 8, 2022. All course events occur on Monday from 9-11 am EST.

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August 4-6, 2022 | dana point, Ca
AAED 47th Annual Meeting

American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry is holding their annual meeting in Dana Point, CA. Register to attend today!

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application due august 1
Forsyth dentech 2022 Presentation Competition

Successful applicants will be invited to showcase their novel technology or pitch their business proposals for funding support. Investors and dental companies will be able to review some of the most innovative dental technologies for investment or licensing opportunities. The conference will also offer cash prizes to top technologies that will be chosen by the organizing committee.

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july 27-30, 2022 | orlando, Fl
AGD 2022 – The Premier Meeting for General Dentistry

Network with colleagues, students, and dental team members at the premier meeting for general dentistry. AGD’s annual scientific session has earned a reputation for having some of the finest dental continuing education in the world. From advanced hands-on education to clinical and practice management lectures in an innovative one-hour lecture format, all of the CE earned at an AGD meeting can be applied to the AGD Fellowship and Mastership awards.

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Application Due July 15, 2022
Applications Open for Science & SciLifeLab

Applicants will submit a 1000-word essay that is judged by an independent editorial team, organized by the journal Science. If selected as a winner, you will have your essay published by Science, win up to USD 30,000 and be invited to Sweden to receive your award, present your research and meet with leading scientists in your field. Applications are due July 15, 2022.

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July 10-13, 2022 | Toronto, Canada
2022 TERMIS-AM Conference

TERMIS-AM is back with an exciting schedule to bring you the best education and networking you expect from a TERMIS conference! Our three internationally-renowned plenary speakers, fireside chat on commercialization, and 32 abstract-based sessions will show you the latest in TERM techniques and technology, all while taking advantage of the diversity and culture that Toronto offers in the summer months. Join us whether you’re a seasoned veteran or this is your first conference. Partake in a SYIS career panel, enjoy a beverage while perusing poster sessions, or visit a local lab during an offsite trip – we’ve got something for everyone!

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July 6-10, 2022 | Nashville, TN
The Dental Festival

Attend 18 different dental conferences with one admission ticket in one building – with the epic festival pass, you will have access to all the conferences at no additional cost!

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June 29-30, 2022 | Boston, MA
Onco Cell Therapy Summit

The Onco Cell Therapy Summit (OCTS) is the only industry-led meeting covering the full range of autologous and allogeneic cell product advancements. A four-tracked agenda, featuring pioneering biopharma, academia, and solution-providers, will address all innovative MoA, manufacturing challenges, and clinical progress of CAR T, TCR T, TILs, Macrophages, and NK cells in treating haematological and solid tumors. Expect to hear from CXOs, VPs, R&D and Process Developers on the opportunities generated from recent clinical and technological data, and how they are tackling the most pressing industry challenges to get effective treatments to patients.

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June 28-July 1, 2022 | Krakow, Poland
2022 TERMIS-EU Conference

Assembly of event will revolve around the topic “Perspectives and Challenges in Regenerative Medicine”

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June 15-18, 2022 | Virtual Event
2022 IADR/APR General Session & Exhibition Virtual Experience

Learn more about the ground breaking dental, oral, and craniofacial research that will be presented in focused learning sessions, workshops, keynote addresses, satellite symposia and symposia formats.

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June 15-18, 2022 | San Francisco, CA
International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting

The 2022 ISSCR Annual Meeting, co-sponsored by STEMCELL Technologies, gathers the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, business leaders, ethicists, and educators from more than 65 countries. Together, we celebrate 20 years of excellence, advances, and contributions of stem cell research and regenerative medicine. Discovery, careers, advocacy, inspiration, new business, and relationships start here.

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June 14-16, 2022 | San Francisco, CA
Next Generation CAR&T Cell Therapies

Revolutionizing cell and gene engineering – ground breaking analogous and allogenic treatments for blood borne and solid tumors.

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June 13-16, 2022 | San diego, CA
Biotechnology International Convention

Gain inspiration and critical insights from global thought leaders addressing critical topics at the intersection of science, business and policy. The 2022 BIO International Convention will feature 100+ interactive sessions across 4 days covering a variety of therapeutic areas, business development, digital health, patient advocacy, public policy, and next-generation biotherapeutics, and the latest updates from industry experts on COVID-19 and the vaccine.

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June 12-17, 2022 | Singapore
IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2022

The Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore) and the Society of Medical Physicists (Singapore) are proud to be co-organising the IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2022 (IUPESM WC2022).

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June 9-12, 2022 | Boston, MA
14th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry

The symposium offers three cutting–edge sessions daily, presented by internationally recognized speakers. Participants can attend any sessions they wish. Presysposium workshops are also available for an additional fee.

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June 7-9, 2022 
ARMI | BioFab USA 2022 Spring Meeting in the Millyard

The thematic focus of this year’s technical summit is Achieving Manufacturing Scale.

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June 6-7, 2022 | Los Angeles, CA
2022 C-DOCTOR Annual Retreat

Please stay tuned, details to follow.

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june 1, 2022 | virtual event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | Med-Tech Funder Perspective

Join on June 1, 2022 for a  discussion about what savvy med-tech VC’s care about.

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May 19-21, 2022 | Tampa, FL
Amplify: Practice Growth Through Innovation Conference 

AMPLIFY is storming into the dental and DSO conference space to demystify tech. Learn from actual end-users who implemented cutting-edge techniques and processes to increase their ROI and reach their goals faster than ever before – register through the link below.

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may 18, 2022 | virtual event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | Investment and Dilution

Join on May 18, 2022 for a  discussion about investment and dilution.

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may 11, 2022 | virtual event, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
The Box | Managing Hard Tissue Complications Around Implants

Speaker: Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Moderator: Purnima Kumar

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may 4-7, 2022 | San francisco, Ca
International Society for Gene & Cell Therapy Meeting

Creating value for patients through CGT translational science

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april 27-30, 2022 | baltimore, maryland (Abstract Due October 25, 2021)
Society for Biomaterials: Annual Meeting & Exposition

The Society For Biomaterials is excited to host the 2022 Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront April 27-30, 2022 in Baltimore, MD. In keeping with the history of our host city, the theme for the SFB 2022 Annual Meeting is “The Perilous Fight to Translate Innovative Research to Commercial Viability“. This years program is focused on ideas that involve breakthroughs in biomaterials science, translation of basic research to clinical application, next generation medical devices, and content that explores standards development, regulatory issues and commercial realities.

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april 18-19, 2022 | virtual event
2022 MPWRM Resource Center Annual Retreat

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april 14, 2022 | virtual event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | Contract Law & Licensing Strategy

Join on April 14, 2022 for a  discussion about legal considerations for technology commercialization.

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March 30, 2022 | virtual
Pathways to Impact: Ideas Worth Pursuing

Pathways to Impact was designed to help researchers adopt an entrepreneurial mindset, and think about impact beyond the laboratory. 90-minute online synchronous hands-on workshop facilitated by Drs. Mary Raber (Michigan Tech University) and Ilya Avdeev (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).

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March 23-26, 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia
AADOCR Annual Meeting

Make plans to present your research and attend the 2022 AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Atlanta, Ga.

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March 23-26, 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia
AADOCR Annual Meeting

Make plans to present your research and attend the 2022 AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Atlanta, Ga.

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march 16, 2022 | virtual event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | Go to Market Strategy

Join on March 16, 2022 for a how-to guide for milestone creations.

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march 10, 2022 | virtual event
New Periodontist & Resident Virtual Form

Based on the success of the 2021 AAP/AAPF/OF Regeneration Symposium held at the AAP’s Annual Meeting in Miami, this virtual webinar series will cover regenerative therapy of hard and soft tissue as key components in managing both teeth and implants. The series will be premiering on 10 March 2022.

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February 20-25, 2022 | Oxnard, California (Abstract due january 23, 2022)
Gordon Research Conference on Craniofacial Morphogenesis & Tissue Regeneration 

The scientific program hosted in Oxnard, CA will feature a wide range of topics to highlight how interdisciplinary research has enabled us to push boundaries in our understanding of craniofacial research, including talks investigating the physics and mechanics of craniofacial development and regeneration.

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february 16, 2022 | virtual event, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bench2Market Talks | CMS & Reimbursement Codes

Join on February 16, 2022 for a discussion on insurance payment strategies for new products.

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February 4-8, 2022 | tampa, fLORIDA (Abstract Due August 30, 2021)
Orthopedic Research Society 2022 Annual Meeting

The ORS Annual Meeting is taking place February 4-8, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. The focus of this years meeting is accelerating musculoskeletal discovery.

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february 4, 2022 | virtual event, 9:00AM-4:00pM PDT
Regulatory Science Symposium: Make Informed Decisions: Key Statistical Principles to Clinical Trial Design

How do investigators and sponsors make informed decisions about the clinical trials they are designing and executing? How do I make it both equitable and heterogeneous as well as statistically valid? Come to this one-day symposium on Friday, February 4, 2022 to hear from experts in their fields and have these and other questions answered.

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January 13, 2022 | virtual event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | FDA Regulatory Strategy

Join on January 13, 2022 for a discussion about regulatory pathways, options and timing.

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January 8-10, 2022 | honolulu, HAWAII (Abstract due september 1, 2021)
Joint Symposium: Society for Biomaterials + Japan Society for Biomaterials

The Society For Biomaterials (US) and the Japanese Society for Biomaterials are hosting a Joint Symposium January 8-10, 2022, in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel. This symposium is highlighting the seminal work of four pioneers in the biomaterials field!

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DEcember 15, 2021 | Virtual Event, 10:00 Am – 3:30 PM ET
DOD Proposal Development 

This Department of Defense-focused workshop provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DOD, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process. Presented by former DOD contract officer and SBIR/STTR commercialization expert, Monique Branham.

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December 9, 2021 | Application due October 31, 2021
5th Osteology Case Competition

Submit your most outstanding Soft Tissue Thickening case now until Sunday, 31 October 2021 on THE BOX. The authors of three cases selected by the jury will be invited to present their case in a webinar on December 9, 2021 where an expert panel consisting of Mariano Sanz and Daniel Thoma will select the overall winner.

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DEcember 9, 2021 | Virtual Event, 12:00 Pm – 1:30 PM ET
ABCs of the SBIR/STTR Programs 

Find out how these two programs can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. They’ll cover SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, participating agencies, the differences between SBIR and STTR and more!

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DEcember 8, 2021 | Virtual Event, 12:00 Pm – 1:00 PM 
AAAS Webinar | Enabling the Transition Between Research and Clinical Medicine in Oncology

The translation of bench research into the clinical environment has accelerated significantly in recent years, and the need for clinically validated workflows has never been stronger. This webinar takes a closer look at this need, particularly in the oncology space, and discusses what the future for workflow validation might be. The considerable knowledge built up over years—and especially during the recent COVID-19 pandemic—is relevant to many disease states and can be applied universally, ensuring that globally standardized, scalable technologies can realize their full clinical potential.

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DEcember 8, 2021 | Virtual Event, 11:30 am – 12:30 PM 
Bench2Market Talks | IP Strategy

Join us on December 8, 2021 for a discussion about patentability, freedom to operate, prior art and patent strategies.

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December 6-7, 2021 | VIRTUAL
DOCTRC Retreat

Please save the dates for the second annual DOCTRC retreat. More information coming soon!

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Deadline: December 3, 2021 
C. William Hall Scholarship Deadline

The scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate pursuing a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering or a related discipline. A completed application with all required documents must be submitted by December 3, 2021 to be considered for the 2022 Scholarship. The Education and Professional Development Committee will review the applications and announce the recipient by January 14, 2022.

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application due november 30, 2021 
M2D2: IMPACT

IMPACT is a 12-week accelerator program that uses a unique 1:1 approach and is created to connect startups with resources needed for commercialization. Selected companies will have the opportunity to engage with sponsors specialized research calls to help advance their business.

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november 22, 2021 | Virtual Event, 9:00 Am – 11:00 AM ET
USC/UCLA Cell Therapy Program Seminar: “Delivering on the Promise of Cell & Gene Therapy”

Part of the USC/CHLA Cell Therapy Program Seminar Series, speaker is:

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november 19, 2021 | Virtual Event, 9:00 Am – 11:00 AM ET
Commercialization Planning for SBIR/STTR Stage Companies 

Commercialization and transition plans can be a key differentiator in the SBIR/STTR programs, it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and how to go about developing a good plan.  This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self.

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november 17, 2021 | Virtual Event, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bench2Market Talks | Tales From the Trenches Panel

Join on November 17th for a panel discussion with Emory University and Georgia Tech faculty sharing their commercialization journey. Learn about their experiences and hurdles to bring their innovations out of academia and into the marketplace.

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november 16, 2021 | Virtual Event
Mintz | M2D2: Barracuda Bowl

An impressive lineup of innovative medtech entrepreneurs will face tough questions from a panel of investors regarding their technologies, current stage of development, and financial projections. This event is a great opportunity to connect with healthcare entrepreneurs and industry-leading investors from the Boston area.

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november 16, 2021 | Virtual Event, 12:00 Pm – 1:30 PM ET
DOD Rebranded Components

Join a DOD expert in this virtual training and learn the goals and initiatives of DOD’s rebranded components. They’ll review DOD’s mission and provide an overview of all DOD components. AFWERX, SPARTN, SOFWERX, xTechsearch, etc… all have different focus, eligibility requirements and solicitation deadlines. Learn which ones participate in the SBIR/STTR programs, How the components differ and How to find open BAA’s and deadlines.

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november 15-19, 2021 | MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands
TERMIS – 6th World Congress 2021

The general theme of the congress is “Biologically inspired technology driven regenerative medicine”, which is fully reflected in the 9 parallel thematic sessions to which you can submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation. The congress program also consists of a number of special sessions, including national societies sessions, SYIS sessions, industrial sessions, clinical sessions, European Project sessions, lunch workshops, and our usual business plan competition. Current in-person registration is halted – please see link below for more information.

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november 10, 2021 | Virtual Event, 11:30 Am – 1:00 PM ET
Developing the Regenerative Medicine Workforce

Join the discussion as key leaders in the field talk about the skill needs and gaps in regenerative medicine and their implications for practice and policy. This was THE hot topic for the 2021 Virtual World Stem Cell Summit in June.

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november 10, 2021 | Virtual Event, 9:00 Am – 3:00 PM ET
NIST-NIDCR Virtual Workshop: “Predictive Alternative Methods for Assessing Biocompatibility of Dental Materials

This workshop will convene key stakeholders from academia, NIH, NIST and FDA to discuss major challenges in the biocompatibility assessment of new dental restorative materials during early stages of product development, explore potential solutions to overcome limitations in predictive preclinical testing and establish opportunities for collaboration in this domain. Please direct any questions to Elijah Petersen at elijah.petersen@nist.gov

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november 10, 2021 | Virtual Event, 12:00 Pm – 1:30 PM ET
ABCs of the SBIR/STTR Programs

Find out if your technology company is eligible for non-dilutive (FREE) federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program. Join for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including program purpose; eligibility; and sources of funding.

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november 9, 2021 | Virtual Event, 8:00 am ET
Osteo Science Foundation: Live Webinar Series 

Pamela C. Yelick, PhD & Luiz E. Bertassoni, DDS, PhD host a live webinar regarding Advances in Translation Dentistry: New Strategies for Dental Tissue Regeneration.

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november 4-7, 2021 | Miami Beach, Florida
American Academy of Periodontology 107th Annual Meeting

Join periodontal professionals from around the globe to network with the best and the brightest in the field of periodontology in Miami Beach, FL from November 4-7, 2021.

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November 2-3, 2021
Understanding the Role of the Immune System in Improving Tissue Regeneration: A Workshop

The Forum on Regenerative Medicine will host a two-day workshop to explore potential promising approaches to modulate the immune system and/or the regenerative medicine product for improving the clinical outcomes of tissue repair and regeneration in patients. Discussions at the workshop may explore the current state of knowledge about immune tolerance mechanisms and lessons learned from other areas of research; advances in engineering of allogeneic donor cells for acceptance by the host’s immune system; effects of aging and other factors on the local environment, endogenous repair, and wound healing; modulating the host immune system to create a pro-regenerative environment; and developing tools and preclinical models for monitoring and optimizing the host’s pro-regenerative environment.

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Applications due november 1, 2021
Apply for BII & Science Prize for Innovation 

Behind every life-changing solution is an entrepreneurial scientist. A creative mind who proved an idea in the lab and dared to carry it out in the world. To encourage more scientists to translate their research, BioInnovation Institute (BII) & Science present a new annual award. The three winners will have their essays published in Science magazine and will be invited into BII’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. In addition, the Grand Prize winner will receive a prize of USD 25,000 and each runner-up will receive USD 10,000 at a grand award show celebration in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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october 29, 2021 | 12:00-1:00 PM (Pacific) 
USC/CHLA Cell Therapy Program Seminar Series

Join us for a dialogue regarding “The Clinical Translation of Cell and Gene Therapies: Q&A” following a presentation by Mohamed Abou-el-Enein, MD, PhD, MSPH and Magdi Elsallab, MD.

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october 27, 2021 | 11:30 AM Eastern
Bench2Market Talk

This talk will cover Translational Funding Opportunities and will include a panel of funders who will discuss their available resources for innovators and highlight what technology types and development stages are most appropriate for their funding opportunities.

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october 26, 2021 | 3:00 PM Eastern

First DOCTRC Innovator Networking Series

Join us for the very first DOCTRC Innovator Networking Series on Oct 26, 2021, 3PM Eastern

  • Jan A. Nolta, PhD (Director, Stem Cell Program and Gene Therapy Center Scientific Director, UC Davis GMP Facility Institute for Regenerative Cures UC Davis Health)
  • James J. Kovach MD, JD (Chief Innovation Officer, Aggie Square Director, Translational Entrepreneurship & Industry Research Alliances UC Davis Health)

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october 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021 | virtual workshop
SFB & MRS Virtual Workshop Series

The Materials Research Society (MRS) and the Society For Biomaterials (SFB) are excited to announce a new collaboration in delivering education to their members.

 

SFB & MRS will present a new webinar each Tuesday in October at 11:00 am ET. 

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october 21, 2021 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm 
Forsyth: Monthly Seminar Series 

Timothy Cote MD MPH is the newly-arrived Entrepreneur-in-residence at the Forsyth Institute, based in Cambridge MA. He will be hosting a monthly en vivo cum en silico seminar series to discuss topics in orphan drug development with an emphasis on regulatory affairs in the US and Europe. With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Dr. Cote was previously the Director of FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development. In that capacity he personally signed 1,400 orphan drug designation decisions and saw 140 orphan drugs go to full marketing authorization.

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october 18-19, 2021 | Virtual Meeting
SCGDB Annual Meeting

The Society for Craniofacial Genetics & Developmental Biology annual meeting will be held virtually on October 18-19, 2021. See scgdb.org for details.

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Applications due october 15, 2021
BI Innovation Fellowship 

The Biointerfaces Institute is seeking applications for an inaugural cohort of BI Innovation Fellows. The Innovation Fellowship is a full-time position for up to two years at a competitive $60,000 salary with full benefits. The program offers a unique opportunity for Fellows to be embedded within the BI research and translational ecosystem to explore research commercialization

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october 13, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
2021 Unpitch Bio + Medtech

Unpitch is a near-decade old series bringing early stage founders together for personal meetings with senior VCs. Past participating investors have come from firms like Atlas, F-Prime, JJDC, Third Rock, Abingworth, Polaris, Vida Ventures, and many others. Unpitch BIO + MEDTECH is open to any early-stage founders who are developing cutting edge technologies in the life sciences or medtech space. Because we are keeping the event virtual again this year, we are welcoming applications from New England and beyond.

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october 12, 2021 | 8:00 PM Eastern
Osteo Science Foundation: Live Webinar

Register now for a webinar presented by John R. Zuniga, DMD, MS, PhD, with a live Q&A at 8:00 PM Eastern. The webinar topic is regarding advances in peripheral nerve repair and regeneration!

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october 6-9, 2021 | orlando, florida
2021 BMES Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for October 6-9, 2021, so you can join the 2021 BMES Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL at the Orlando World Center Marriott— in-person or virtually. We have so much in store for you to get excited about, but it all starts with science. That’s why we want our members, the best and brightest in the BME field, to shine at our annual meeting. This years meeting theme is, “Magical Healthcare Innovation Powered by an Inclusive Workforce.”

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october 1-8, 2021 | virtual & In PErson
A2Tech360

Ann Arbor SPARK’s a2Tech360 is a week of events celebrating Ann Arbor’s spirit of innovation through experiences, conversations, and connections that strengthen and expand the region’s vibrant ecosystem. The events are tailored to a variety of interests and audiences, including entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, job seekers, and the general public.

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october 1-4, 2021 | san diego, california
ASMBR 2021 Annual Meeting

ASBMR 2021 Annual Meeting will be held as an in-person event at the San Diego Convention Center from October 1-4, with the ability to experience the meeting virtually, in real time. Connect with more than 3,000 scientists from around the world for a program packed with cutting-edge research in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal field. ASBMR is committed to providing the ability for ALL presenters to share their science with the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal community whether you can present in-person OR virtually.

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September 21-24, 2021 
Get To Market True Quality Summit Series

No matter where you’re at in the process, there’s a lot to plan to successfully get your device in the hands of end users and to maintain regulatory compliance across global markets. That’s why we’re bringing you the Get to Market True Quality Summit Series. From napkin drawing to product launch, industry experts at this event will help guide you through processes, considerations, and regulations to make sure you’re equipped with the knowledge and tips to bring your device to market (and stay there).

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September 23, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 pm
Forsyth dentech 2021

The selected presenters will have the stage to showcase their exciting new technology or pitch their business proposals for funding support. Join top executives from major dental companies including Colgate, Johnson & Johnson, Henry Schein and more representing professional or consumer dental products, insurance, government, academia and other sectors. Start-up companies with licensed technologies in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, probiotic nutraceuticals, AI-based software and dental consumer products have applied to present. Space is limited—register now to secure your spot for either in person or Zoom.

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September 14, 2021 | 9:00 AM 

September 16, 2021 | 5:00 PM
SBIR/STTR Training Event

This FREE virtual SBIR/STTR training event will feature program managers from across several agencies. Program officers will provide a 30-minute overview of the agency’s mission and tips for creating a successful proposal. Attendees will have time for Q&A and the opportunity to sign-up for one-on-one’s with agency officers.

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July 23, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 pm
IADR Symposium

The 99th General Session of the IADR, the 50th Meeting of the AADR and the 45th Meeting of the CADR took place on July 21-24, 2021 as a virtual experience.

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June 14-15, 2021 | VIrtual event
MPWRM Retreat

This year’s event focused on the topic of Successful Clinical Translation of Innovations to Product Adoption in the Oral Regenerative Market. Following welcome remarks by the director of NIDCR and Resource Center updates, keynote presentations by Drs. William Giannobile (Dean & Professor, Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine) and Michael McGuire (Founder & Chairman, The McGuire Institute), highlighted the power of collaboration between academic and practice-based research networks for success in clinical trials.  Subsequent discussion by a panel of experts on commercialization – leaders in major dental companies and experienced entrepreneurs in this space – touched on other critical success factors for the translation of oral regenerative technologies to the marketplace, including regulatory considerations, financing, licensing and acquisitions, product launch, and building a successful company.

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June 7-8, 2021
9:00 AM – 1:30 pm
C-DOCTOR Retreat

The C-DOCTOR 2021 Summer Retreat took place June 7-8 and included presentations by ITP teams in stages 2 and 3, with a question and answer session following each. Keynote address was provided by Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD (University of Pittsburgh) regarding “An acellular approach to functional craniofacial reconstruction”. C-DOCTOR is led by clinician-scientists from Northern and Southern California with a strong track record of innovation and collaboration in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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