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Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

“Inventing the Future – The Path from Invention to Innovation”

The 11th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific leaders and business experts to mingle with scientists, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.

The conference features Keynotes, Panels, Innovators’ Marketplace, Networking Reception with leading life sciences CEO’s , and Poster Competition.

It is the flagship event of life sciences in Massachusetts, jointly and actively put together by all the major organizations that are involved in starting and supporting the life sciences start-up ecosystem in the Commonwealth.

Full Agenda (Click Here)

Opening Keynote
Marvelle Sullivan Berchtold (Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Chase) will provide an overview of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Amazon, and Berkshire Hathaway’s innovative4, independent health care company, which is “free from profit-making incentives” and will aim to reduce healthcare costs of their U.S. workers.

Lunch Keynote

Mark Namchuk, Ph.D. (SVP Research, Non-clinical and Pharmaceutical Development, Alkermes) who will talk about research and the technologies that will make a big impact in the next ten year — and the biggest technical challenges that are currently holding back new product development.

Panels and Discussion Sessions

  • Startups that were funded in the last 18 months
  • Getting and leveraging funding
  • Life after death- what happens when your science or technology or funding or regulatory plans don’t proceed as expected
  • Securing funding to get proof of concept
  • The impact of AI and big data analytics in healthcare
  • 3 start0up companies pitch
  • Gene therapy

Research Showcase – Emerging Technology Poster Session

The Poster Competition – cash prizes for 3 best posters!


Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day


Thursday, May 31, 2018
8:00 am - 7:00 pm


Harvard Club of Boston
374 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02115 United States

MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.