For CED Members Only
Kick off 2018 with friends old and new over drinks and appetizers. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with other CED members and expand your network.
This event is made possible by NK Patent Law.
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Student solutions are needed to make a more sustainable world. During this three-day challenge, student teams research, design, prototype and build a new solution that addresses a sustainability challenge. On the last day, community and industry sustainability experts evaluate solutions and award prizes to the top teams in each category, as well as a grand prize to the overall winner.
Workshops and Kick-off Event - Friday, January 26, James B. Hunt Jr. Library,...
This session will provide an overview of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) regulation of medical devices, covering development of regulatory premarket strategies, the approval and clearance processes, and postmarket safety and recalls. As part of this overview, the presenters will also cover timely subjects such as 3D printing of medical devices and direct-to-consumer tests for genetic risk information. The digital health component will include a discussion of the specific...Find out more »
Larger Than Life Science is a free-of-charge monthly networking event for life science entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, executives, and industry partners. Each event offers multiple featured programs. Choose from a selection of practical workshops, industry partnering sessions, meetings with investors, panel discussions, office hours, and some fun activities. Come for the people and programs. Stay for a beer. Leave with your next big breakthrough.
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This seminar will feature a panel of former UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students who left academics to found and work in local startup companies. They will talk about their transition to the business world, share their experiences and challenges, and discuss their roles and what their companies are working on.
Garrett Berry, PhD – Business Development, StrideBio
Ryan Hallett, PhD – Co-founder, Dualogics
Ricky Spero, PhD – Co-founder, Redbud Labs
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Symmetry Financial Group invites you to join us at the Raleigh Convention Center on February 3 to hear John C. Maxwell share stories of life-changing principles on growth and leadership.
John C. Maxwell, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine in 2014. In...Find out more »
The TEDxUNC conference will explore a colorwheel theme, while challenging audience members to rethink their notion of a black and white world, embrace a more nuanced and colorful understanding of humanity, and take into account the amazing diversity found across disciplines and cultures.
The conference will begin in the binary, wherein the world is seen as black or white. Speakers will discuss the problem with using this binary lens and provide a call...Find out more »
This year's Entrepreneurs' Series: Venture Outlook will be bigger and better than ever before!
Hear from and meet the angel investors & venture capitalists that have funded some of the region's most promising technology startups. They will talk about trends and where they are looking to invest in 2018.
Featured talks from Bobby Franklin, CEO of the National Venture Capital Association and Steven Aldrich, Chief Product Officer at GoDaddy.
New this year: Reverse pitches from VCs
The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University's internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 17th year for the competition. In that time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42...Find out more »