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2023 BioPartnering Conference

April 17 @ 7:30 am April 21 @ 5:30 pm

Now Accepting Applications for Company and Start-Up Pitch Presentations!

In-Person: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ 08873
Virtual Partnering: Monday, April 17 & Wednesday-Friday, April 19-21, 2023

Back in person after three years, BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference will bring together over 500 life sciences executives, investors, academic collaborators and business development professionals for networking, a full week of 1-1 partnering, company and start-up pitch presentations, exhibits and plenary sessions. Plus, a highly anticipated networking reception offers the perfect opportunity to connect with future partners and investors!

Attracting attendees from around the globe, BioNJ’s BioPartnering Conference was created to foster productive collaborations and partnerships, facilitate investment opportunities and bolster medical innovation.

Highlights from BioNJ’s 2022 BioPartnering Conference:

  • Nearly 550 attendees from 18 states, 11 countries as well as the District of Columbia
  • More than 100 investors looking for new opportunities
  • 53 company and start-up pitch presentations (see full eligibility requirements below)
  • 11 Academic and Research Institutions represented
Company and Start-Up Pitch Presentations

There are two different presentation tracks. When completing the application, you will be asked to answer some qualifying questions which will determine which presentation track you are eligible for. A limited number of presentation slots are available per track. The application submission process will begin on January 17, 2023, with the deadline of February 24, 2023.  Please review the eligibility criteria below.

Accepted companies will be responsible for their registration fees. There is no additional fee to apply or present. Applicants will be notified by March 10, 2023 if they are selected. Qualified applicants not selected to present will have the opportunity to display company information in our Poster Symposium Showcase.

Additional Requirements for Applicants:

Selected 10-minute Company Presenters will have a 60-minute mandatory Review Session with a selected team of BioNJ Member companies in preparation for the conference (Date To Be Announced).

Selected 2-minute Start-Up Pitch Presenters will have a mandatory Virtual Pitch Presentation Workshop in late March (Date To Be announced).  

*If you have not completed a Series-A funding, please apply for the Start-Up Pitch Presentation Track

Company Presentation (10-minute presentations) Eligibility Requirements
  • Has minimally completed Series-A funding before February 24, 2023 or you are in the process of raising $5 million or more in Series-A funding.
  • Pre-revenue to marketed product
  • Private (minimum series A round*) or public (micro-, small- and mid-cap) life sciences company or technology company directly impacting life sciences innovation in one of the following research and development-based categories:
    • Devices
    • Diagnostics
    • Digital Medicine/Medtech Technologies
    • Health IT (AI, Big Data, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning)
    • R&D Discovery and Enabling Technologies
    • Therapeutics
Start-Up Pitch Presentation (2-minute presentations) Eligibility Requirements
  • Has not completed a series A round before February 24, 2023
  • Has filed for IP protection before February 24, 2023
  • Actively working to secure a seed round up to $5 million investment
  • Life sciences company or technology company directly impacting life sciences innovation in one of the following research and development-based categories:
    • Devices
    • Diagnostics
    • Digital Medicine/Medtech Technologies
    • Health IT (AI, Big Data, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning)
    • R&D Discovery and Enabling Technologies
    • Therapeutics
1:1 Partnering

This year’s BioPartnering Conference offers five full days of 1:1 partnering! The One-on-One Partnering system, opening mid-March, will allow you to set up in-person partnering meetings for Tuesday, April 18, as well as virtual meetings for Monday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 19, through Friday, April 21.

Contact Ann Wieczkowski at AWieczkowski@BioNJ.org if you have any questions about using the 1:1 partnering platform.

Sponsorship

There are many Sponsorship Opportunities available! Contact Cheri Hennessy, Vice President, Member Engagement and Strategic Partnerships, at 609-890-3185 or CHennessy@BioNJ.org to design a Sponsorship Package that meets your needs!

General Questions about BioPartnering Conference?

Please contact Pavita Howe, Vice President, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at 609-890-3185 or Phowe@BioNJ.org.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank You to Our Supporting Partners

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Somerset Park, NJ 08873 United States
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