Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Purdue Life Science Business Plan Competition

We received the following invite - due date is May 18, 2009



Dear Colleague,


Purdue University announces the opening of registration for its Sixth Biannual Life Sciences Business Plan Competition, which will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2009.  Offering total prizes in excess of $100,000, the Purdue Life Sciences Business Plan Competition seeks commercially viable business plan entries for innovative products and services in the life sciences industry.  The aim is to foster translational research and accelerate the commercialization of intellectual property in the life sciences arena.


Participating teams must represent an actual life sciences company that is no more than three years old; recent start-up life sciences companies are of particular interest.  For more information and to register, please visit the competition website at http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/entrepreneurship/programs/lifesciences/registration.php. The registration deadline is Monday May 18, 2009. 


If you have any questions, please contact Purdue's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship at BDMCenter@purdue.edu; 765-494-1335.


We greatly appreciate your forwarding and sharing this information with those colleagues who might be interested and would benefit from submitting an entry.  Attached is the informational flyer for the competition.


Best Regards,

Ken K.


Kenneth B. Kahn, Ph.D.

Professor and Avrum and Joyce Gray Director Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Purdue University

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