Marcum New England Life Sciences and Biotech Summit

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Join us for an informative afternoon for innovative early, emerging growth and later stage Life Science and Biotech companies, stakeholders and trusted advisors. Topics feature leading industry experts sharing valuable information and experiences during panel discussions and presentations.

Following the programs will be a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception offering an opportunity to connect and collaborate with the area's Life Science and Biotech communities.

Trends in SEC Comment Letters
Learn key comment letter trends and considerations based on SEC published comment letters for the Life Science and Biotech industries. A great session for current or soon to be public companies.

Attracting Grant Money & Complying with Grant Reporting
Hear from a panel that will include experts from the Pierce Labs, Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund, and Marcum LLP. They will discuss best practices in finding grants, writing grant applications, what agencies look for in approving grants, and maintaining compliance once your company has received grant money.

Valuation for Life Science and Biotech
This panel discusses how to prepare the projections needed to value your company, what a valuation specialist does with the projections provided, and the common multiples seen in today's Life Sciences and Biotech transactions.

Information for Startups
This presentation answers questions on debt and equity financing for your company, corporate structure and equity compensation, what needs to be in your company's investor deck and how to pull it together, what type of advisors you should choose, common pitfalls in getting your company up and running and how to take advantage of R&D and other tax credits.


  • Owners, company stakeholders and founders in Life Sciences and Biotech.
  • Investors, academia: Life Science and Biotech innovators.
  • Controllers and CFO’s at public and non-public life science and biotech companies.
  • Board members and advisors.
  • Anyone getting ready to start or assist in starting a Life Science or Biotech company.

Time and Location


    November 7, 2018


    3:30 PM - 7:00 PM


    Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
    155 Temple Street
    New Haven, CT 06510