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Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day
June 2, 2016 8 a.m. - 7 p.m
Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
MALSI Day will Present a Stellar Line of Speakers
The 9th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day
is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific and business leaders to mingle with scientists, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.
Opening Keynote by Willie Shih, Robert and Jane Cizik Professor, Harvard Business School in Boston
Lunch Keynote by Lita Nelsen, Retired Director, Technology Licensing Office, MIT
Panels and Discussion Sessions will include:
See draft Agenda on www.mttc.org/malsi-2016/agenda
Our theme this year:
"The Life Sciences Center of the Universe - Making it Work for You".
Cambridge/Boston, with Kendall Square as its focus, is the world's leading life sciences research center.It's a Life Science Super-Cluster. A vast amount of basic research happens here (and nearby); ever-increasing numbers of large and small pharmaceutical and biotech companies are making it their home; and local venture capital is readily at hand to prime the start-up pumps.
That's the picture in large focus. But what do things look like at the micro-level? Suppose you're an academic researcher and you have an idea which, you think and hope, might lead to a new product. Is it a benefit or a liability to find yourself in a place where so much is happening and so many other people have good ideas? Is it good or bad to be a small fish in a large pool?