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Foundations Are The New VCs

October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



Foundations Are The New VCs
featuring Todd Sherer, CEO, Michael J. Fox Foundation

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CCIT Life Sciences Incubator
675 US Highway One, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902


How will the next generation of drugs, diagnostics and devices be funded?

What new models are there that might change the paradigm?

Is there a better way to fund early and emerging commercial biomedical research?

How Foundations Fund the Life Sciences in NJ

Join us at the CCIT Incubator, located at the Technology Centre of New Jersey, a 75 acre life sciences research park in the heart of NJ’s Research Corridor, for an insightful conversation about how life sciences companies are being funded by research foundations, the alternative to traditional financing models.

Featuring Dr. Todd Sherer, CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF).  Dr. Sherer directs the organization’s research strategy and is responsible for the organization’s overall scientific and fundraising direction to speed treatment and a cure for Parkinson’s disease.  In 2015, MJFF funded $87.8 million in research programs.


October 18, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT)
675 US Highway One
North Brunswick, NJ 08902 United States
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