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Events

Events

Mar
1
Wed
THE IMPACT OF PERSONALIZED HEALTH GOING FORWARD IN THE NEW POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT – How can a startup prepare? @ TBA
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From Obamacare to “Trumpcare,” learn what opportunities and challenges health care entrepreneurs can expect in the changing health care landscape. Will the FDA speed up new drug applications in 2017 and beyond? Will a less regulated health care market make personalized medicine and digital health a reality? Learn from these experienced investors about how they support innovation within an ever-changing market.

Speakers

Michael Greeley: Michael is a General Partner at Flare Capital Partners. Michael currently serves as chairman of the Entrepreneurship Committee of the Massachusetts Information Collaborative, on the Investment Committee for the Partners Innovation Fund and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, on the Industry Advisory Board of the Cleveland Clinic and Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as serving on several other boards including the New England Investors’ Committee of Capital Innovation. He was the former chairman of the New England Venture Capital Association and on the Executive Committee of the board of the National Venture Capital Association. Named by the Boston Globe as the “Go-To” investor for life sciences, healthcare and medical devices and a Mass High Tech All-Star, Michael earned a B.A. with honors in chemistry from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Dane Callow: Dane Callow is a founder of Brooks Hill Partners and is an active member of both Boston Harbor Angels & MassMedical Angels.  He speaks at entrepreneurial events at Babson College and Judges/Mentors at PULSE @ MassChallenge. Brooks Hill Partners is a strategy consulting and seed stage venture  firm that partners with, and invests in, passionate and driven companies and entrepreneurs. Brooks is focused exclusively on the healthcare and technology industries, and work collaboratively with management teams to provide the strategic and analytical resources needed to organically create value and foster growth.  Dane earned a B.A. from Middlebury College in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Peter Steiger: Peter Steiger, Ph.D., has over 25 years of experience in the application of specialized medical imaging techniques in support of biopharmaceutical product development.  At PAREXEL Informatics, he oversees the company’s worldwide medical imaging scientific strategy as VP and Chief Scientific Officer of Medical Imaging.   Prior to joining PAREXEL, Dr. Steiger was the CEO of Optasia Medical from 2006 to 2013 and CEO of Synarc from 2000 to 2005. He also spent several years as Chief Scientist for medical imaging device company Hologic, where he led the Medical Data Management division responsible for supporting the use of bone densitometry measurements in clinical studies. As an Assistant Professor at the University of California San Francisco, Dr Stieger was one of the pioneers in the application of imaging endpoints to clinical trials. He has published more than 100 scientific articles and abstracts related to medical imaging techniques.

Mar
24
Fri
Second Annual Nurse Hackathon @ Northeastern University Curry Student Center
Mar 24 – Mar 26 all-day

Nurses have plenty of ideas about making meaningful impact on the complex tangle of healthcare policies, procedures, and treatments that affect their patients. However, they may not have the knowledge or skills that takes advantage of design techniques and technology to catalyze an idea to a solution.

Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing presents the second annual Nurse Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hackathon This pacesetting initiative lifts nurses into the center of a multidisciplinary “think tank” that incubates solutions that improve the healthcare experience of patients and delivery systems.

Apr
13
Thu
RISE: 2017
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

RISE ACCELERATES INNOVATION

At RISE, 2000+ industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts from diverse sectors engage more than 400 of Northeastern’s solution-focused innovations.

Over 100 esteemed judges from a host of industries (clean energy, computer science, engineering, life science, and finance, for example) come together to measure the ingenuity of Northeastern research and determine the recipients of the prestigious RISE Awards.

RISE ENGENDERS OPPORTUNITY

The convergence of industry, capital, and academia at RISE creates a dynamic feedback loop translating into game-changing technological advancement, lucrative commercial pathways, and pioneering joint research projects.

RISE CELEBRATES CONNECTIVITY

Connectivity culminates at the RISE Awards. Here, attendees, judges, researchers, corporate executives, and Northeastern leadership mingle amidst hor’dourves while exploring Northeastern’s newest start-ups and eagerly awaiting the award announcements.

RISE: THE LARGEST EVENT OF ITS KIND IN THE UNITED STATES

 

Please visit the RISE: 2017 website to learn more about the event, the award ceremony, and locations: https://www.northeastern.edu/rise/

May
1
Mon
Sharktank
May 1 all-day

Nurses and healthcare entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch their idea to a panel of judges.

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