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Special Programs

QED Round 7 Showcase

Wednesday, Nov 02, 2016 | 9:00 PM-11:30 PM

Hear from the QED-supported researchers who are developing technologies ranging from
high-speed eye exams and cancer treatment to stem cell growth and healthcare sanitation at the QED Round 7 Showcase.

The Science Center will also share results of an independent evaluation by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia of QED’s performance and impact on Greater Philadelphia’s innovation ecosystem.

Event agenda:

5:00 - 5:30 PM – Registration and Networking

5:30 - 5:40 PM – Welcoming Remarks and QED Impact Study Highlights

5:40 - 5:50 PM – Round 7 Awardee Presentations

5:50 - 7:30 PM – Networking and QED Project Tables

The QED Proof-of-Concept Program provides business development support for academic researchers developing early-stage life science and healthcare IT technologies. The key goal is to retire the business risk in these early-stage projects, increasing their attractiveness to follow-on investment by established life science companies and private investors.