BREAKOUT SESSION 3
STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Opening Doors - Growing New York’s Health Science Investor NetworkGovernor E
It’s been said that Upstate New York's Bio/Med industry rivals any other U.S. city with the same emphasis. But why isn't investment reaching all areas of NYS? As the need to leverage public-private partnerships grows, so does the potential investor network. This panel will discuss topics including what makes an investment-worthy product, how to maximize collaborative resources and when to approach stakeholders with your innovation strategies.
- What is investment-worthy to you and when do you want to hear about it?
- What is the life science investment climate in NYS – what are your successes?
- How do collaborative partnerships invest?
- Where do we have gaps and what are our best resources?
Kathi Durdon, MA, CCRP - Moderator
Director of Operations, CNY Biotech Accelerator
Richard Frederick - Panelist
Founder and Co-Managing Director, Eastern NY Angels
Clayton Besch - Panelist
Director, NYS ESD New York Ventures
Martin Casstevens - Panelist
Director of Directed Energy, University at Buffalo
Rami Katz - Panelist
Chief Operating Officer, Excell Partners, Inc.
Wayne D. Bacon - Panelist
Chairman and CEO, Garwood Medical Devices, LLC