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Speak at the 2024 Bioplus Interphex Korea & Japan Seminar

Deadline: March 7, 2024

MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) & MIT Startup Exchange are co-hosting two life sciences events,

1.  Conference in Seoul (South Korea) with KoreaBio, the largest pharma industry organization in Korea) - 2024 Bioplus Interphex Korea, on July 10th - 12th.  

2. Seminar in Tokyo (Japan) with Link-J on July 16th, 2024.

 

Ask: The MIT Startup Exchange team is looking for 4 startups to present and participate in the exhibit of the two events. 

 

Format:

  • Event in Seoul: 7-min presentation (July 10th) and participation at the startup exhibit (July 10th-12th) at the dedicated MIT ILP & STEX booth in the exhibition area (booth size: 6 meters by 6 meters).
  • Event in Tokyo: 10-min presentation followed by Q&A and participation at the startup exhibit. 

 

Focus: Technology, tools, products, or services for drug discovery, delivery, data analytics, and manufacturing related to RNA therapeutics

 

Audience: 

  • Event in Seoul: executives from major pharma companies who have a presence in Korea: global pharma companies (e.g., Pfizer, Novartis) as well as Korean pharma companies, e.g., Samsung Biologics (Top 5 Global CDMO with a market cap of $50Bn), Yuhan, GC, Hanmi
  • Event in Seoul: life science related ILP members and prospects, Link J member Life science related companies, pharmaceuticals, CRO, CMO, CDMO and Japanese academia, hospitals.

 

Offer: In addition to the lightning talks and exhibits at the events, the organizers are also planning to arrange 1:1 meetings with ILP member companies, not limited to the pharma companies (e.g., Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, LG Chemical, LG Energy Solution, etc.). ILP & Startup Exchange to cover cost of international flights (economy), hotels, and other ground costs (eg. transportation). 

 

Application & Deadline: Please apply by March 7, completing the form making sure to provide clear information about:

  • technology/product/business model
  • use case
  • current market traction (e.g. POCs, pilot, paying customers);
  • why the Korean market is important for your company? 
  • update your Startup Exchange profile

 

NOTEPriority during the selection process will be given to startups that have participated in an Assessment Call or have recently provided an update to the MIT Startup Exchange team. As well as to startups who have not traveled to Asia with the organizers and have not presented recently. 

Deadline: March 7, 2024
Posted on: January 16, 2024
Location: COEX, Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Pharma, Biopharma, Biotech

MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) & MIT Startup Exchange are co-hosting two life sciences events,

1.  Conference in Seoul (South Korea) with KoreaBio, the largest pharma industry organization in Korea) - 2024 Bioplus Interphex Korea, on July 10th - 12th.  

2. Seminar in Tokyo (Japan) with Link-J on July 16th, 2024.

 

Ask: The MIT Startup Exchange team is looking for 4 startups to present and participate in the exhibit of the two events. 

 

Format:

  • Event in Seoul: 7-min presentation (July 10th) and participation at the startup exhibit (July 10th-12th) at the dedicated MIT ILP & STEX booth in the exhibition area (booth size: 6 meters by 6 meters).
  • Event in Tokyo: 10-min presentation followed by Q&A and participation at the startup exhibit. 

 

Focus: Technology, tools, products, or services for drug discovery, delivery, data analytics, and manufacturing related to RNA therapeutics

 

Audience: 

  • Event in Seoul: executives from major pharma companies who have a presence in Korea: global pharma companies (e.g., Pfizer, Novartis) as well as Korean pharma companies, e.g., Samsung Biologics (Top 5 Global CDMO with a market cap of $50Bn), Yuhan, GC, Hanmi
  • Event in Seoul: life science related ILP members and prospects, Link J member Life science related companies, pharmaceuticals, CRO, CMO, CDMO and Japanese academia, hospitals.

 

Offer: In addition to the lightning talks and exhibits at the events, the organizers are also planning to arrange 1:1 meetings with ILP member companies, not limited to the pharma companies (e.g., Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, LG Chemical, LG Energy Solution, etc.). ILP & Startup Exchange to cover cost of international flights (economy), hotels, and other ground costs (eg. transportation). 

 

Application & Deadline: Please apply by March 7, completing the form making sure to provide clear information about:

  • technology/product/business model
  • use case
  • current market traction (e.g. POCs, pilot, paying customers);
  • why the Korean market is important for your company? 
  • update your Startup Exchange profile

 

NOTEPriority during the selection process will be given to startups that have participated in an Assessment Call or have recently provided an update to the MIT Startup Exchange team. As well as to startups who have not traveled to Asia with the organizers and have not presented recently. 

Next steps

  • The Startup Exchange team to review all applications and select 4 startups
  • Selected startups to create a slide deck and do a virtual dry-run before the conference
  • Next steps
    • The Startup Exchange team to review all applications and select 4 startups
    • Selected startups to create a slide deck and do a virtual dry-run before the conference

Disclaimer:  MIT Startup Exchange can make introductions that ideally provide open ended discussions in order to share mutual interests and potentially create common ground that incite the parties to collaborate. MIT Startup Exchange introductions may eventually lead to mutual partnerships, but that is not in any way guaranteed by MIT, MIT Corporate Relations, MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) or MIT Startup Exchange, which takes no responsibility for these outcomes and no formal part in such discussions following our introduction. MIT Startup Exchange and its activities and events are not for purposes of soliciting investment or offering securities.