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Registration for RESI Partnering Week November is Open!

23 Sep

By Claire Jeong, Chief Conference Officer, Vice President of Investor Research, Asia BD, LSN

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Thanks to the support and enthusiasm from the RESI community, another week of early-stage life science and healthcare partnering and innovation is in the books! We are excited to announce our last event of the year, RESI Partnering Week November, which will be a robust 3-day partnering conference, November 16-18.

Registration is now open featuring Super Early Bird rates until Friday, October 8. Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC) applications are also open, giving companies a platform to present their technology to hundreds of RESI attendees. If your early-stage company is fundraising, you do not want to miss out on these discounted rates and unique presentation opportunities.

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Looking for more ways to get involved? Check out sponsorship offerings and learn more about how you can boost your exposure to the RESI network and optimize your experience and connections!

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RESI Longevity Innovator’s Pitch Challenge Winners

23 Sep

By Caitlin Dolegowski, Marketing Specialist, LSN

Last week, early-stage companies with a focus on conditions of aging were given the opportunity to pitch live at the digital RESI Longevity conference to relevant investor judges and industry experts as part of the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC). We were thrilled to host 15 pitching companies! The companies were divided into three pitching sessions – Medical Devices, Diagnostics & Therapeutics, and Digital Health. Congratulations to our RESI Longevity Innovator’s Pitch Challenge Winners! As the companies with the most votes, each will receive complimentary tickets to future RESI conferences to continue their fundraising efforts. Thank you to all our IPC finalists for providing great pitches and to our judges who came prepared with excellent questions. We look forward to future opportunities to highlight early-stage companies and gain valuable insight into what investors are considering.

Session 1 (Medical Devices) Winner

Alertgy

Alertgy has developed DeepGluco, a wearable noninvasive continuous glucose monitor and alert system which captures the dielectric spectrum of a user that can be used to measure glucose and other important compounds in the body. This will allow people a means to prevent becoming diabetic and increase their life span even with diabetes by giving them a means to better manage their lifestyle through instantaneous biometric feedback.

Session 2 (Diagnostics & Therapeutics) Winner

Praetego

Praetego is biopharma company developing first-in-class Advanced Glycation End-product (AGE) inhibitors able to deter AGE formation at the initiation of pathology. Through this novel and proprietary small molecule technology, Praetego’s candidates are designed to slow or prevent diseases driven by oxidative stress. This includes the highly burdensome diseases of Neurodegeneration/Alzheimer’s, Diabetic Microvascular Disease, and Cardiovascular Disease.

Praetego’s AGE inhibitor platform technology applies to the chronic conditions of aging.
Praetego’s management team are drivers of successful drug development programs across therapeutic areas and regulatory pathways. The scientific leadership has spent 3 decades studying AGE inhibitors. A robust and growing patent estate protects this proprietary technology. Praetego is raising capital to reach clinical trials in 2022.

Session 3 (Digital Health) Winner

Embrace Prevention Care

We provide Personal Prevention Care to older adults with heart failure and other chronic conditions to improve health and reduce preventable hospital stays. We extend physicians’ reach into the home to help patients and caregivers take actions that achieve the goals that matter most while reducing the cost of care.

Our local nurse practitioners have weekly telehealth interactions with patients and build trusting relationships to help them take daily actions to implement care plans developed with their physicians. Our geriatric pharmacy ensures patients take the right meds with monthly deliveries in dose-time adherence packages. We empower caregivers to effectively help patients achieve their goals and coordinate actions with the entire care team. Our personalized, integrated care is reimbursed by Medicare.

Interested in joining the RESI November IPC? Apply today and save on super early bird rates! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so get started today!

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RESI AI Innovator’s Pitch Challenge Winners

23 Sep

By Rory McCann, Marketing Manager & Conference Producer, LSN

Last week’s digital RESI AI conference connected early-stage AI startups with the investors, service providers, and strategic partners founders are looking for. The conference featured insightful panels, educational workshops, fit-focused partnering, and opportunities for fundraising entrepreneurs to pitch directly to a panel of investors, such as the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC).

Innovator’s Pitch Challenge winners were selected by attendees for the best pitch. Each company submitted marketing materials and a pitch video to their dedicated webpage, available to view by all attendees and judges. The live session included elevator pitches and time for Q&A with the judges and audience.

Congratulations to our IPC winners! Click the logos to learn more about each company:

Session 1 (Devices and Therapeutics) Winner

NeoPrediX

NeoPrediX develops decision support tools with maternal, neonatal and perinatal screening platforms to evaluate, optimize and personalize medical strategies in pediatrics. We utilize intelligent algorithms and digital health solutions for neonatal and perinatal care based on deep medical data and science, developed by experienced scientists, pediatricians, and neonatologists.

Session 2 (R&D/Manufacturing Services and Digital Health) Winner

SingularityAI

SingularityAI builds an AI-driven medical image and data analytics platform of cloud software and smart devices with data privacy preserving technologies, to make AI-driven insights a broad reality for medical innovation.

Interested in joining the RESI November IPC? Apply today and save on super early bird rates! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so get started today!

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Congratulations to Digital RESI September Innovator’s Pitch Challenge Winners!

16 Sep

By Joey Wong, Investor Research Analyst, LSN

Life Science Nation (LSN) has successfully concluded the 3-Day Digital Redefining Early Stage Investment (RESI) conference. One of the highlights at the conference was the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC), an opportunity for early-stage companies to pitch live to a panel of investors and industry experts. Nearly 50 companies were featured at this past IPC and over 60 investors and industry experts have participated.

During the 3-Day RESI, each company was featured on a dedicated landing page that hosted their pitch video and supplementary materials. They also participated in a live Q&A session with a panel of judges, who are active investors or industry experts in the space. We were happy to see that the live Q&A sessions have attracted attendees from around the world, many of whom cast a vote for their favorite pitches.

Congratulations to the winners who will receive complimentary tickets to future RESI conferences, and many thanks to all the IPC finalists for their hard work preparing for the event, and to the pitch judges who supported each session with their great feedback. We hope to continue the IPC as a unique opportunity to create conversations between early-stage companies and investors, and we look forward to working with other innovative companies at future events!

1st Place – Cosm Medical

Cosm is bringing personalized medical devices to women suffering from pelvic floor disorders, a common, growing and stigmatized global women’s health issue. Through a seamless digital platform that combines proprietary diagnostics, AI, cloud software, and 3D printing, Cosm is commercializing the world’s first patient-specific pessary, Gynethotics. Our aim is to improve the clinician and patient experience while allowing more women to live and age with dignity and grace.

 

2nd Place – Ciscovery Bio

Ciscovery Bio is a genomics company that enables cis-regulatory modules (CRMs) such as enhancers and promoters for drug development, precision medicine, and biotechnology. Our CRM-based approach empowers (1) screening drugs at the preclinical stage, (2) mapping the genome-drug relationship, (3) developing a novel therapeutic application of existing drugs, and (4) precise expression of transgenes in gene therapy and in Ag biotech. This will bring saving of millions of dollars in drug development, more patient-centric drug treatment, and improvement in gene therapy and GM crops.

 

3rd Place – Celero Systems

Celero Systems has developed a long-acting physiological monitoring and drug delivery capsule. The smart capsule covers a range of enabling technologies including the ability to monitor physiology from inside the GI tract of a patient, and to respond to the detected physiology to treat a range of medical conditions. The capsule resides within the upper GI for a week and is cloud enabled allowing for physiological data to be shared with physicians resulting in improved patient care.

 

Meet the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC) Finalists of RESI Partnering Week

2 Sep

By Claire Jeong, Chief Conference Officer, Vice President of Investor Research, Asia BD, LSN

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Life Science Nation (LSN) is pleased to announce the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge (IPC) finalists who will be presenting at the upcoming RESI Partnering Week, September 13-17. The IPC continues to see a record number of applicants, establishing itself as a differentiated and effective platform to showcase innovative technologies during a virtual conference age.

Each participating company will have a dedicated landing page with their pitch video and supplementary materials and will participate in a live Q&A session with investors and industry experts providing feedback and questions, which will help companies better prepare for future investor meetings, understand investor perspectives, and enhance their visibility and network. Many past participants have credited the IPC to unexpected follow-up meetings and new connections.

RESI Partnering Week attendees do not want to miss out on these engaging sessions! If you are not registered, it is not too late – you can register here. If you are an active investor interested in getting involved with these sessions, please reach out to research@lifesciencenation.com for more information.

Below are the participating companies – please click on their logos to learn more!

 
 
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Saving Critical Time for Blood Cancer Detection & Decisions with AI Interview with Andrea Wang, MS, CEO & Co-Founder, AHEAD Medicine

24 Aug

By Erika Wu, Business Development Representative, LSN

Launching recent partnerships with Mayo Clinic and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Andrea Wang and her team at AHEAD Medicine is paving the way for blood cancer detection and clinical decisions using AI-powered analytics.

As a 9-time RESI attendee, panelist, and Innovator Pitch Challenge (IPC) participant, we are excited to see where AHEAD is going next. Get in front of AI investors at Digital RESI AI (September 16-17) by pitching your company at  Innovator’s Pitch Challenge!

Deadline is Tomorrow – Gain More Exposure at RESI Partnering Week’s Innovator’s Pitch Challenge

19 Aug

By Claire Jeong, Chief Conference Officer, Vice President of Investor Research, Asia BD, LSN

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Life Science Nation’s next RESI Partnering Week is coming up in less than a month, which means an intensive week of 1-on-1 virtual partnering meetings, panels, workshops, and of course, the Innovator’s Pitch Challenge(IPC), all taking place September 13-17.

Since last year’s introduction to the IPC, its popularity has skyrocketed and is now one of the most anticipated sections of the Digital RESI Partnering Week menu. With its unique format, selected IPC participants can showcase their technology through a dedicated landing page, which will include a pre-recorded pitch video. Each company will participate in a live Q&A session, joined by a panel of investors and industry experts who will have reviewed the pitch video beforehand.

Below are the companies who have been selected for the upcoming IPC so far across all 3 conferences of RESI Partnering Week – Digital RESI, RESI AI, and RESI Longevity.

Whether you are part of a startup looking to boost exposure or an investor seeking novel innovations that fit your interests, you do not want to miss out on the upcoming RESI Partnering Week. Register and apply now! Applications must be in by Friday, August 20.

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