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Pitch. Launch. Grow. Demo Day

 

OC's annual pitch competition for life science start-ups


Join us for Pitch. Launch. Grow. Demo Day. Finalists present live on August 24, 2022, where the winner of Pitch. Launch. Grow. 2022 will be announced.

Network, engage, and watch the Demo Day at the limited-attendance event. The in-person networking event will take place at The Cove at UCI Beall Applied Innovation.

The life science industry is one that encompasses a wide range of areas. These areas can include companies operating in the fields of drug discovery, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and therapeutics offering innovative products and services.

In 2021, we received 70+ applicants and attracted 180+ attendees at the in-person Demo Day. Read more about last year's winners.

Prize: Priority admission or renewal to University Lab Partners and 1-year ULP lab space (one (1) - 6ft lab bench) valued at $29,400.


Event Schedule

4:00 PM Registration, Networking

4:30 PM Welcome remarks

4:45 PM Keynote Presentation featuring Juan Cueva, Director, Early Innovation Partnering at Johnson & Johnson

5:30 PM Finalist Pitches

6:30 PM Networking

7:15 PM Winner of 2022 Pitch. Launch. Grow. Announcement

 

Event Sponsors

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Our tagline, HR that Makes a Difference™, defines what we do. It emphasizes that human resources is a key driver of growth and contributes to a business’s bottom line. This is what sets Insperity apart.

Insperity has a long history of improving the success equation of small and midsize businesses across the country – because when businesses succeed, communities prosper.

And in today’s changing business environment, it’s our privilege to take care of an organization’s most valuable asset: its people.

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Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 lawyers practicing in 15 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. Snell & Wilmer and its lawyers have been recognized by clients and peers for exceptional legal skills and ethical business practices with various distinguished awards. Corporate Board Member magazine recognized Snell & Wilmer as the number one law firm to work with in Phoenix for 12 consecutive years; and the firm was named a “Go-To Law Firm®” as reported in Corporate Counsel®, a national magazine for general counsel. Snell & Wilmer is renowned for having extensive experience in a full range of transactional and litigation legal services. The firm’s range of practices include, among others: bankruptcy, bioscience, business litigation, construction, corporate, employee benefits, energy/environmental, healthcare, intellectual property, international, labor/employment, product liability, real estate/zoning, tax, and trusts/estates.

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For over 25 years, Biocom California has helped move the life science industry forward with transformative resources that enable companies to make meaningful connections. Biocom California harnesses the collective power and experience of the most innovative and productive life science clusters in the world, with powerful advocacy and transformative programs to help companies in their quest to improve the human condition.

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HATCHspaces ®, LLC is a Los Angeles-based real estate development platform focused on simplifying the process of scientific innovation by creating purpose-built life sciences facilities for companies emerging from academic and incubator networks. With properties in various regional submarkets, HATCHspaces’® mission is to deliver the life science community state-of-the-art lab facilities at varying scales, allowing regions to retain early-stage bioscience and biotechnology start-ups emerging from research environments.

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NexCore Group is a national healthcare real estate investment and development company that focuses on acquiring, developing, owning and managing healthcare facilities including medical office buildings, wellness facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, single and multi-specialty physician buildings, life sciences facilities, seniors housing communities and transitional rehabilitation centers. NexCore has completed $4.7 billion in healthcare real estate transactions throughout 29 states, developed and acquired over 14.3 million square feet of healthcare properties across the country and currently manages over $2.9 billion of healthcare facilities spanning 7.3 million square feet. The company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top Healthcare Real Estate Developers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare and HREI.

Event Details

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

04:00 PM - 07:30 PM

UCI Beall Applied Innovation

5270 California Ave, Irvine, CA 92617

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