The Next Frontiers in Biotech
The University of California has selected 6 entrepreneurs to pitch at the 2021 UC Biotech Demo Day. These startups are at the cutting edge of innovation for gene editing therapy, antiobiotics, AI diagnostics, medical devices, and on the cusp of a game-changing spinal implant system to correct pediatric scoliosis.
About the Partnership
The partnership with Plug and Play is part of the University of California Innovation & Entrepeneurship’s (I&E) focus on expanding funding and investor engagement opportunities for startups founded by UC faculty, staff, students, alumni, and postdocs. UC I&E builds programs and resources to connect the UC system and industry, investors, philanthropists, and government entities to move groundbreaking research, discovery, and innovation into the marketplace.
- 9:00 - 9:10 AMOpening Remarks by Plug and Play
- 9:10 - 9:15 AMRemarks by UC
- 9:15 - 9:45 AMPanel Discussion
- 9:45 - 10:15 AM6 Startup Pitches (4 min pitch + 2 min Q&A by Judges)
- 10:15 - 10:25 AMLive Voting & Closing Remarks
- 10:25 - 11:00 AMNetworking
John BarrettCEO - Auctus Surgical
Ahmed ZobiCo-Founder & CEO - Syntr
Savan DevaniFounder & CEO - Bio Trillion
Yaw Ofosu Ansong Jnr.Co-Founder & CEO - Kova DX
Dr. Courtney YoungCo-Founder & CEO - MyoGene Bio
Patrick DietzenCo-Founder - Xiretsa