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).



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.



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.



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.”



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



December 6-7, 2021 | TBD, California
DOCTRC Retreat

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



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!



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.





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.



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.



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.



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.