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KGI 11th Annual Business Plan Finals
April 30, 2014 3:00 pm
April 30, 2014 7:00 pm
Keck Graduate Institute
(909) 607-0120
April 16, 2014
Keck Graduate Institute
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517 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

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11th Annual

Business Plan Finals

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

517 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA 91711

Presentations – Lecture Hall

Reception – Founders’ Room


This year, seven teams of KGI M.B.S. and P.P.M. students will be presenting detailed business plans for proposed startup companies to commercialize science from universities and other research institutes, including BioFactory, Caltech, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, KGI and UC Merced. This event marks the culmination of entrepreneurial activities at KGI for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Judges include

* Bob Baltera, retired CEO, Amira Pharmaceuticals

* Craig Brooks, angel investor

* Bob Curry, Partner, Latterell Venture Partners

* Stephen Eck, VP, Astellas Pharma Global Development

* Sean Gallagher, CTO, UVP

* James Widergren, retired Senior VP, Beckman Coulter



3:00 Welcome: Sheldon M. Schuster, president, KGI 3:05 Introduction: Mark Brown and Joel West, instructors


3:10 1. Elegans Therapeutics: California Institute of Technology

3:35 2. Insituomics: California Institute of Technology

4:00 3. Click-Brains: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

4:25 4. Klondike Therapeutics: Keck Graduate Institute

4:50 Break

5:00 5. Cardiovascular Cell Source: UC Merced

5:25 6. Mucotherapeutics: UC Merced

5:50 7. Innovfusion: BioFactory Pte. Ltd

6:15 Judging Break 6:30 Announcement of Winners

Robert Curry, chairman, KGI Board of Trustees Reception

Coffee/cookies will be served during presentations, and wine and cheese will be served at reception. To allow us to plan for the event, please RSVP by April 23.

For more information, contact Kathy McNevin at <> or

(909) 607-0120


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