Meet with… The Gates Foundation

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Meet with… The Gates Foundation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS , 329 Oyster Point Blvd , South San Francisco , CA

April 18, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 14:30 PM (PST)

$10 - $35


Program Overview:
The path out of poverty is paved with access to quality healthcare. Do you have solutions that will make a difference? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is advancing science and technology to save lives in developing countries. The Foundation works with partners to deliver proven tools—including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics—and discover ground breaking new solutions that are affordable and reliable. Focus areas for investments center on infectious diseases including HIV, polio, TB, dengue and malaria, as well as diagnostics and health IT ideas that bring health interventions to people who need them most.

Charlotte Hubbert, Partner with Gates Foundation Venture Capital, will be in attendance to provide an overview presentation on the Foundation's key areas of interest and venture investment philosophy. Gates Foundation Venture Capital operates under the Program Related Investments group at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, which manages a $1.5B allocation for private sector investment.

Charlotte will be on hand to meet with a handful of applicants one-on-one after the presentation.  To be considered for a one-on-one meeting complete the information required at the link below.

Agenda:
10:30am | Registration & Networking
11:00am | Company Presentation and Q&A
11:45am | Lunch & Networking
12:30-5:00pm | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies must have apply ahead of time and be approved for a one-on-one meeting. Application period ends March, 13, 2017. Apply Here.

 

Representative:

Charlotte Hubbert, PhD | Partner, Gates Foundation Venture Capital
Charlotte Hubbert is a Partner with Gates Foundation Venture Capital, investing innovative technologies that support The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiatives in Global Health and Agriculture. Prior to joining the Gates Foundation, Charlotte was a Vice-President at H.I.G. BioVentures focusing on investment opportunities in the life sciences, including therapeutics, diagnostics and medical devices at all stages of development. She was BOD observer at Cardeas Pharma and Alder Biopharmaceuticals. Charlotte started her career in early stage biotech investing at Accelerator Corporation, an investment vehicle focused on identifying, evaluating, financing and managing emerging therapeutic technologies. During her tenure, Charlotte was involved in the strategic development and management of five companies, including Oncofactor, Groove Biopharma, Acylin Therapeutics, Xori and Pharmselex. Charlotte currently serves as an observer on the board of directors of Synlogic, Sera Prognostics and Lodo Therapeutics.

Charlotte earned a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology from Duke University. She did her post-doctoral work in stemcells and regenerative medicine at the Institute for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington. Charlotte is a member of the Kauffman Society of Fellows (Class 14).
Connect with Charlotte: Connect on LinkedIn


Fees:
Presentation
$25 | General Public
$35 | Onsite
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until 12:30pm on April 18th (or sold out).

One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies
Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period will close on March 13, 2017. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance by March 30, 2017. Acceptance of one-pn-one meeting is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved


About the Meet with... Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by JLABS is to help start-up entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MedImmune Ventures, Mercury Fund, DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, NCI, NCATS, NINDS, Allegory Venture Partners, Clarus Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Astellas Venture Management, and OrbiMed.


Venue:
JLABS @ SSF
329 Oyster Point Blvd - 3rd Floor
South San Francisco, California
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About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS. About Johnson & Johnson Innovation Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson's global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc. and our Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. For more information please visit www.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JNJInnovation.

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