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Thirsty Thursday – Innovator Networking Series
November 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Join us for an inspiring presentation, food, beverages and networking — all focused around how to start, grow and all gather to connect and make progress.
We are excited to announce that our November presenter will be the newly launched The Accelerator for Biosciences in CT(ABCT). ABCT is also a partnership program of CTNext.
ABCT is run by Design Technologies, the team that created and runs the nationally renowned ELabNYC program. ELabNYC is the largest community based, life science academic research institution spin out acceleration program in the U.S. The 100 alums of the ELabNYC program have collectively raised $235M since the program started in 2012.
ABCT is looking forward to meeting you and other active members of the community. They are especially interested in meeting innovators in bioscience, medical devices, diagnostics and other life science areas. ABCT is recruiting its first cohort. The application deadline is December 4, 2017.
Ignite is part of Thames River Innovation Place, made possible through support by CT Next.
ABCT’s funders Include: Gates Foundation, Pershing Sq Foundation, ADDF, Michael J Fox Foundation, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, American Heart Association, Starr Foundation, Robertson Foundation, UK AID, CanadaAID, South African Government, Bangladesh Government, angels from Vietnam, Taiwan, China, Chile, Argentina, Columbia, Iran, India, New Zealand. Investors include Mid Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA), Digitalis, SOVA, Y Combinator, TopSpin, AccelerateNY, Keiretsu and Dorm Room Fund. Customers of ELabNYC ventures include GSK, L’Oreal, Chanel, Genentech, Pfizer. Corporate partnerships include Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim