Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Symposium 2017

Growing Biotech EntrepreneurshipThe BE Symposium is geared towards students, entrepreneurs and biotechnology professionals who wish to develop their knowledge of the biotechnology industry and the journey from research innovation to thriving business. This one-day symposium will inform participants about the journey from biotechnology to business while showcasing hot topics in the industry and guiding them to achieve their career goals. This year’s keynote address by Dr. Ken Massey, Wayne State University, will showcase the journey from biotechnology to business. A special feature of this symposium will be the Medical Marijuana panel where legal, business, and science experts will share their thoughts, opinions, and knowledge about this new facet of the biotechnology industry. In addition, participants will get an opportunity to participate in a Grants & Funding panel discussion, and learn more about biotechnology career opportunities. For more details, please visit:   

Tentative Schedule:

  • 8:30am - 9am - Registration and Breakfast
  • 9am - 9:15am - Welcome
  • 9:15am - 10:15am - Keynote Address: Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurship
  • 10:15am - 11:30am - Panel: Funding and Grants
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm - Lunch
  • 12:30pm - 1:45pm - Panel: Medical Marijuana
  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm - Talk: Employment Opportunities
  • 2:45pm - 3:00pm - Closing Remarks

**To register for this event, please refer to the links below:

For Student Registration (University of Windsor or St. Clair College students ONLY), please visit:

For General Registration (individuals not currently enrolled at University of Windsor or St. Clair College), please visit:

Registration for this event is now closed.

  • When: Friday, September 29, 2017 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Venue: Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre

    Where: University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor Ontario

    Cost: Free