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Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS) hosts annual meeting in October in Louisville
LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 14, 2012) – The Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS) will hold its 10th annual conference, “Meeting Health Care Challenges through Technology and Novel Approaches,” October 1-2 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.
This year’s conference will cover innovation and commercialization opportunities in biotechnology. Special emphasis will be placed on partnership opportunities for commercialization of medical devices; the realities for start-up companies of raising capital in today’s environment; connecting start-up opportunities to resources; university life sciences technologies; and changes in patent law and how they affect the U.S. patent process.
OVALS supports opportunity and fosters innovation by rewarding researchers through a poster competition with cash awards of up to $1,000. For information on how to submit scientific posters and abstracts, visit OVALS.
The OVALS conference is an important forum for exposure to the thinking of national leaders, opening up strategic dialogues, expanding opportunity, and networking. This conference is suited to anyone interested in commercialization of new life sciences technologies, collaboration opportunities, and creating economic impact.
This is the 10th annual OVALS conference, which brings together the region's research institutions, federal agencies, industry, investors and service providers to discuss innovation and commercialization opportunities in the area of biotechnology.
OVALS is a collaborative effort of the University of Cincinnati, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, Marshall University, Ohio University, BioOhio, Bluegrass Business Development Partnership, CincyTechUSA, and Edison Biotechnology Institute.