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6th Annual Symposium for Life Science Innovation and Development


 EVENT SUMMARY 

Schedule and Speakers Announced!

A Special Full-Day Conference for Life Science, Design and Real Estate Professionals

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023 • The Times Center, New York

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
The Times Center, New York

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Bringing the life sciences innovation community together

Launched in 2018, NY Metro Builds Bio+ focuses on the growth and development of the life science cluster in the Greater New York Metro area (which includes New York City and the surrounding counties of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania). NY Metro Builds Bio+ hosts a series of events and educational initiatives and generates research and reports.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership-driven organization, NY Metro Builds Bio+ is dedicated to bringing the life sciences innovation community together, serving as the go-to place to find information about and assistance with growing, building and locating life science companies in the New York Metropolitan area.


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"Great combination of science and business!"

"The latest Builds Bio+ symposium provided significant insight into why the life science industry is exploding in scope and breadth."
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Thank you for joining us at The Times Center on Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

At the Sixth Annual Symposium for Life Science Innovation and Development attendees heard how private and public investments are driving exponential growth for the life science industry, what new initiatives are furthering innovation in the space and what this means for the Greater NY Metropolitan Area.

The Symposium also highlighted the amazing science taking place throughout the NY Metro region as well as important workforce development initiatives critical to ensuring diversity and social equity in the life science industry.


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Launched in 2018 as a catalyst for driving targeted life science initiatives in the area, the Symposium is NY Metro Builds Bio+'s flagship event




Past symposium topics include:
  • The 21st century will be the century of biology: Overview of the changing life sciences industry
  • Who are the companies that will lead the NYC life science cluster development?
  • Case studies for life sciences development: How the shifting location and nature of work in life science clusters is changing
  • Creating NYC life science environments: Lessons learned from the NYC building and design communities
  • The life science innovation pipeline: Reports from NYC academic medical centers, incubators/accelerators and investors
  • Thinking regionally – federal, state and local initiatives
  • The science driving innovation and commercialization: Cell and gene therapy
  • The science driving innovation and commercialization: Artificial intelligence and machine learning
FEATURED ORGANIZATIONS AND COMPANIES:
  • Aanika Bioscience
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • BioCentriq
  • BioNJ
  • Burke Neurological Research Institute and NeuroCures
  • C16 Biosciences
  • Columbia Technology Ventures
  • Connecticut Innovations
  • Immunai
  • Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
  • NJEDA
  • NY Empire State Development
  • NYCEDC
  • Regeneron
  • Rockefeller
  • Senator Schumer's Office
  • SOSV/IndieBio/ HAX
  • Taconic Partners
  • Yale University

The Symposium for Life Science Real Estate Development is designed to bring the life science and real estate communities together around the key drivers of the life science industry in the Greater New York Metro area and the opportunities and challenges of life science real estate development in the region.

The NYC Metro leads the country on jobs, talent and funding in the life sciences industry.  The region is a life sciences powerhouse with more than a dozen connected innovation hubs stretching from New Haven CT to Westchester NY, Princeton NJ, and Long Island to the Lower Hudson Valley — with New York City at the center.

Builds Bio+ hosts several events throughout the year, including Quarterly Breakfasts and an annual Life Science Real Estate Development Symposium in New York and Philadelphia. By connecting with our peers often, we continue to make great progress within the life science industry.

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More than a dozen connected innovation hubs in the region

The Greater NY Metro region is a life sciences powerhouse with more than a dozen connected innovation hubs stretching from New Haven, CT ➡ Westchester, NY ➡ Princeton, NJ ➡ Long Island to the Lower Hudson Valley — with New York City at the center.

The Symposium consisted of keynote speakers and panel discussions, each moderated by a prominent scientist, business leader or real estate developer looking at promising new technologies, market developments and projects.


"As an ecosystem builder, hearing what folks are working on and planning, assists me in my work of bringing together the NY tech ecosystem."
– Symposium Attendee
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Agenda

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NY Metro Builds Bio+ 6th Annual Symposium for Life Science Innovation and Development


Wednesday, November 1, 2023 • The Times Center, New York

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
The Times Center, New York

8:30am – 8:45am Welcome and Introduction to the Meeting

  • Nancy J Kelley
    Nancy J Kelley + Associates, President & CEO
    Builds Bio+, Founding Member
  • Mitchel W. Simpler
    JB&B, Partner Emeritus
    Builds Bio+, Founding Member

8:45am – 9:30am Greater NY Metropolitan Area:
Life Science Landscape Outlook

Join this opening session to hear how private and public investments are driving exponential growth for the life science industry despite current economic challenges, what new initiatives are furthering innovation in the space and what this means for the Greater NY Metropolitan Area.

This session will also highlight the private sector macro trends driving industry growth, map where concentrated development is occurring, and will provide a forecast for future opportunities and areas of expansion.

Moderator: Michael K. De Chiara
Zetlin & De Chiara, Senior Partner

Speakers:
• Kara Moore, Sector Lead, Life Sciences, Strategic Sector Development, NJEDA
• Deborah Novick, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Westchester County
• Monica Malowney, M.P.H. Vice President, Life Sciences and Healthcare, NYCEDC
• Loretta Beine, Senior Director Industry Development and International Trade Manager, New York Empire State Development
• Matt Weir, Executive Vice President, Taconic Partners and President, Elevate Research Properties

9:30am – 10:00am • Incubators Report

Today, there are more than 33 incubators/ accelerator programs throughout the Greater NY Metro area, each offering homes and financial support to growing companies working on leading edge innovations in life sciences.  The companies that graduate from these programs often take step out space of between 10,000 to 15,000 sq ft as they scale up their products and concepts and raise additional capital.  They are the growth engines for the NY Metro life science economy.  Several of these companies report on the progress of their programs and the products they are developing.

  • SUNY Downstate
    • Moderator: Eva Cramer, PhD
      Vice President for Biotechnology and Scientific Affairs, SUNY Downstate
    • Ever Velasquez, Co-Founder and CTO, ChemFinity
    • Chui-Lian Lee, Co-Founder and CEO, Werewool
    • Surajit Dhara, Ph. D., Founder, President & CEO, Episteme Prognostics, Inc.

10:00am – 10:30am Lightning Talks On Key New Developments

Lots has been happening in the Greater NY Metro life sciences market in 2023. A series of Lightning Talks focusing on key new developments amongst institutions and projects will provide important updates.

  • Mount Sinai Launches Discovery and Innovation Center in Midtown West
    • Sarah Millar, Director
      Black Family Stem Cell Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine
  • West Harlem BioSpace II at Mink, 10,000 rsf to open Q1 2024
    Samuel K. Sia, Co-Founder of Harlem Biospace, Vice Provost for the Fourth Purpose and Strategic Impact and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University


10:30am – 11:00am Break •
Networking And Exhibit Hall


11:00am – 11:30am • London/ New York Connection: The London Study Tour And Planned 2024 London Visit

From June 20th to 22nd a Life Science Study Group from London visited New York City with an aim to foster knowledge exchange and collaboration between the life sciences communities in London and New York City. Builds BIO+ and the London Study Group will publish a White Paper summarizing the key findings from the visit which will be announced in January 2024 together with plans for a New York/ London trip to be held in April 2024. This session will present the state of life sciences in London and offer highlights of the upcoming report.

Speakers:
• Bennett John, Senior Capital Investment Officer, Real Estate, British Consulate General New York
• Faaiza A. Lalji, Director Planning & Development, Precis Advisory
• Georgina Rizik, MBA, Executive Director, SC1 London Life Sciences Innovation District


11:30am – 12:10pm • Lightening Talks On Key New Developments

Lots has been happening in the Greater NY Metro life sciences market in 2023.  A series of Lightning Talks focusing on key new developments amongst institutions and projects will provide important updates.

  • Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science Fast Tracks New Therapeutics and Diagnostics to Improve Health Care
    • Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr. MD, Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine and Science; Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Ford Center for Life Science Innovation @ The Rockefeller University Launched in Summer, 2023
    • Carlo Yuvienco, Director of the Ford Center for Life Science Innovation
  • Multi-institutional Metropolitan Anti-viral Drug Accelerator Receives $65 million Grant to Prevent Future Pandemics
    • David Perlin, Center for Discovery and Innovation, Hackensack Meridian Health


12:10pm – 1:00pm • Lunch, Networking and Exhibit Hall


1:00pm – 1:40pm • Lightning Talks On Key New Developments

Lots has been happening in the Greater NY Metro life sciences market in 2023.  A series of Lightning Talks focusing on key new developments amongst institutions and projects will provide important updates.

  • Hutchinson Metro Center Bronx Campus Expansion Ushers in a “New Bronx”
    • Megan Guy, Senior Vice President, Development, Simone Development Companies
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Enters a New Era and Accelerates Medical Progress
    • Harris Goldstein, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs and Director, Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • The Northeast Science and Technology (NEST) Center in NJ Opens New State-of-the-Art Life Science Campus
    • Matt Flath, Senior Vice President Asset Management, Onyx


1:40pm – 2:10pm • Incubators Report

Today, there are more than 33 incubators/ accelerator programs throughout the Greater NY Metro area, each offering homes and financial support to growing companies working on leading edge innovations in life sciences.  The companies that graduate from these programs often take step out space of between 10,000 to 15,000 sq ft as they scale up their products and concepts and raise additional capital.  They are the growth engines for the NY Metro life science economy.  Several of these companies report on the progress of their programs and the products they are developing.

Biolabs@NYU Langone:
Moderator:
Glennis Mehra, PhD, Director

    • Anthony Johnson, CEO & President, Kodikaz Therapeutics
    • Dori Thomas-Karyat, CEO, Synthis
    • Prakrit Jena, Co-Founder & CTO, Lime Therapeutics


2:10pm – 2:30pm • Break •
Networking And Exhibit Hall


2:30pm – 2:50pm Fireside Chat With BioCentriq: The State Of The Market For Cell Therapy 

Speakers:

  • Haro Hartounian, Ph.D., Founder, Board Member, President & CEO, BioCentriq
  • Jennifer Manning, MPA, Chief Commercial Officer, BioCentriq


2:50pm – 3:20pm • Lightning Talks on Key New Developments

Lots has been happening in the Greater NY Metro life sciences market in 2023.  A series of Lightning Talks focusing on key new developments amongst institutions and projects will provide important updates.

  • Tech-Forward Life Sciences, Supporting the Advancement of Technology in the Life Sciences Industry
    • Susan Rosenthal, Senior Vice President, Life Sciences and Healthcare, NYCEDC
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Launches New Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine in Partnership with The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Deepak Vashisht, PhD, Director
    • Shirley Ann Jackson, Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies; Associate Director, Rensselaer Icahn School of Medicine Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


3:20pm – 3:40pm • Incubators Report

Today, there are more than 33 incubators/ accelerator programs throughout the Greater NY Metro area, each offering homes and financial support to growing companies working on leading edge innovations in life sciences.  The companies that graduate from these programs often take step out space of between 10,000 to 15,000 sq ft as they scale up their products and concepts and raise additional capital.  They are the growth engines for the NY Metro life science economy.  Several of these companies report on the progress of their programs and the products they are developing.

  • Incubator at North Brunswick, New Jersey Bioscience Center
    • Moderator: Lenzie Harcum, Director, New Jersey Bioscience Center
    • Manish Arora, Founder and CEO, LinusBIO
    • Cultured Colonies
    • Vishaal B. Bhuyan, Co-Founder & CEO, Aanika Biosciences


3:40pm – 3:55pm • Builds Bio+ Leadership Committees

  • Joseph Bolano, Managing Director,
    Colliers Healthcare & Life Sciences Group (Institutions Committee)
  • Chris Horch, Associate Partner,
    Jaros, Baum & Bolles (Life Sciences)
  • Chris Stoddard, Partner,
    Ennead Architects (NYC Subclusters)
  • Erin Stolz, Environmental, Health and Safety Manger,
    Triumvirate Environmental (Regulatory Committee)
  • Brad Todd, Life Science Project Executive,
    Shawmut Design and Construction (Planning)


4:00 – 5:00pm • Reception and Networking


Exhibitors

  • NY Metro Builds Bio+ Leadership Committees And Membership
  • Company Exhibitors
  • Incubator/ Accelerator Exhibitors

Lightning Talks on Key New Developments

Lots has been happening in the Greater NY Metro life sciences market in 2023. The meeting will open with a series of Lightning Talks focusing on key new developments amongst institutions and projects.

Representative topics include:
  • Ford Center for Life Science Innovation @ The Rockefeller University Launched in Summer, 2023
  • New York Blood Center Comprehensive Cell Solutions and NYBC Ventures Launch and Expand Nationally
  • Hutchinson Metro Center Bronx Campus Expansion Ushers in a “New Bronx”
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Enters a New Era and Accelerates Medical Progress
  • Governor’s Island NY Climate Exchange Project Creates First of a Kind Cross Sector Research Consortium
  • The Northeast Science and Technology (NEST) Center in NJ Opens New State-of-the-Art Life Science Campus
  • Liberty Science Center Makes Progress on “City of Tomorrow” Innovation Campus and Attracts Sheba Medical Center as First International Partner on ARC Healthspace 2030
  • Biocentriq Invests to Service Cell and Gene Therapy Companies in National Expansion

Greater NY Metropolitan Area: Life Science Landscape Outlook

Learn how private and public investments are driving growth for the life science industry, despite economic challenges. Discover new initiatives and their impact on the Greater NY Metropolitan Area. Explore the macro trends, development, opportunities, and areas of expansion in the private sector.

London/ New York Connection: The London Study Tour and Planned 2024 London Visit

A London Life Science Study Group recently visited New York City to foster knowledge exchange and collaboration between the two communities. Builds Bio+ and the London Study Group will publish a White Paper summarizing their findings which will be announced in January 2024 together with plans for a New York/London trip in April 2024. This session will present the state of life sciences in London and offer highlights of the upcoming report.

Updates from Life Science Companies

Today, over 33 incubators/accelerator programs in the Greater NY Metro area provide homes and financial support to innovative life science companies. These companies are growth engines for the NY Metro life science economy. In this session, several of them will share updates on their programs and product development.

The Art of Pharma and Biotech Deal Making

This panel of pharma and biotech executives will discuss the evolving deal-making environment in the pharma market. They will cover topics such as data and indications sought by pharma, preparation strategies for biotechs, global M&A trends, preferred engagement methods, and preferences between technology and therapeutics.

Workforce Development Panel: Ensuring Equity and Social Diversity in Life Sciences

The Greater NY Metro area is growing rapidly, emphasizing the need for a skilled workforce. To address this, numerous programs are focused on increasing the number of youth from historically underrepresented communities in STEM internships and employment opportunities. This panel will showcase some of those programs.

Representative topics include:
  • Bronx Science High School – The Manne Institute
  • Wildlife Conservation Society – SCI Network NYC
  • Liberty Science Center – STEM High School Initiative and the Edgeworks Incubator Space

Builds Bio+ Leadership Committees And Wrap Up

Reception And Networking

Exhibitors:

  • NY Metro Builds Bio+ Leadership Committees And Membership
  • Company Exhibitors
  • Incubator/ Accelerator Exhibitors
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Speakers

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Meet the change-makers shaping the future of the NY Metro life science economy!

Michael De Chiara
Manish Arora

LinusBio, Founder and CEO


Loretta Beine
Loretta Beine

New York Empire State Development, Senior Director Industry Development and International Trade Manager


Joseph Bolano
Joseph Bolano

Colliers Healthcare & Life Sciences Group
Managing Director,
(Institutions Committee)


Vishaal B Bhuyan Aanika
Vishaal B Bhuyan

Aanika Biosciences
Co-Founder & CEO


Eva Cramer PhD
Eva Cramer, PhD

Biotechnology and Scientific Affairs, Vice President


Michael De Chiara
Michael K. De Chiara

Zetlin & De Chiara, Senior Partner


Surajit Dhara
Surajit Dhara, PhD

Episteme Prognostics, Inc.,
Founder, President & CEO


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Matt Flath

Onyx, Senior Vice President Asset Management


Harris Goldstein
Harris Goldstein, MD
Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research, Senior Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs and Director

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Megan Guy
Simone Development Companies, Senior VP, Development

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Lenzie Harcum

New Jersey Bioscience Center
Director


Haro Hartounian Builds Bio speaker
Haro Hartounian, PhD
BioCentriq, Founder, Board Member, President & CEO

Chris Horch
Chris Horch

Jaros, Baum & Bolles,
Associate Partner


Prakrit Jena builds bio speaker
Prakrit Jena

Lime Therapeutics
Co-Founder + CTO


Eva Cramer PhD
Bennett John 
British Consulate General New York, Senior Capital Investment Officer, Real Estate

Anthony Johnson Builds Bio speaker
Anthony Johnson

Kodikaz Therapeutics
CEO + President


Nancy J Kelley - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Nancy J Kelley

Builds Bio+, Founding Member
Nancy J Kelley + Associates, President & CEO


Nancy J Kelley - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Faaiza A. Lalji
Precis Advisory, Director, Planning and Development

Nancy J Kelley - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Chui-Lian Lee
Werewool, Co-Founder and CEO

Monica Malowney MPH
Monica Malowney, MPH
NYCEDC, Vice President

Monica Malowney MPH
Jennifer Manning, MPA

BioCentriq
Chief Commercial Officer


Glennis Mehra PhD Builds Bio speaker
Glennis Mehra, PhD

BioLabs@NYU Langone, Director


Black Family Stem Cell Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine Sarah Millar
Sarah Millar

Black Family Stem Cell Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine, Director


Michael De Chiara
Kara Moore

NJEDA, Strategic Sector Development, Sector Lead, Life Sciences


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Deborah Novick

Westchester County, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr. MD
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine and Science; Professor of Medicine

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
David Perlin, MD
Hackensack Meridian Health, Center for Discovery and Innovation

Susan Rosenthal Builds Bio speaker
Susan Rosenthal
NYCEDC, Senior VP of Life Sciences and Healthcare

Georgina Rizik
Georgina Rizik, MBA
SC1 London Life Sciences Innovation District, Executive Director

Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Mitchel W. Simpler

Builds Bio+, Founding Member
JB&B, Partner Emeritus


Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Samuel K. Sia
Co-Founder of Harlem Biospace, Vice Provost for the Fourth Purpose and Strategic Impact and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University

Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Chris Stoddard

Ennead Architects, Associate Principal


Erin Stolz
Erin Stolz

Triumvirate Environmental
CEO Environmental, Health and Safety Manger (Regulatory Committee)


Dori Thomas-Karyat BuildsBio speaker
Dori Thomas-Karyat

Synthis, CEO


Brad Todd
Brad Todd

Shawmut Design and Construction,
Life Science Project Executive


Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Deepak Vashisht, PhD
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS), Director

Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Ever Velasquez

ChemFinity, Co-Founder and CTO


Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Matt Weir

Taconic Partners, Executive Vice President and Elevate Research Properties, President


Laurie Actman - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Carlo Yuvienco

The Rockefeller University
Director of the Ford Biotechnology Incubator



The Steering Committee

Leading members of the Greater NY Metro academic, life science, government, association and real estate development communities have formed a Steering Committee for the Symposium.

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Joe Bolano

Colliers PM, Northeast
Managing Director & Regional Director Healthcare & Life Sciences


Laurie Actman - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Bill Brody

CNY Group, Vice President of Business Development 


Laurie Actman - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Najwa Borkadi

Rutgers University
Executive Director of Research Business Development


Laurie Actman - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
David Cohen

Saxony Development
Chief Executive Officer


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Raquel Diaz

Gilbane
Public Sector Area Manager


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Steve Dietz

Mitchell Giurgola
Partner


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Sandra Elliott

Hackensack Meridian Health
VP, Chief Innovation and Commercialization Officer


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
John Finamore

EW Howell
Director of Business Development


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Greg Fortino

Metropolis, Chief Operating Officer


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Laura Gallo
Group PMX, Director of Marketing, Brand & Growth

Melina Blees - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Bridget Gibbons

Westchester County
Taskforce Co-Chair


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Doug Gonzalez
LERA Consulting Structural Engineers, Partner

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Camila Grello

Thor Equities, Senior Vice President of Asset Management


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Lenzie Harcum

NJ Bioscience Center
Director


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Michael Harrison

Edson Advisors
Principal


Tracy Brala Philly Builds Bio
Chris Horch

JB&B
Associate Partner


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Sho Islam

Middlesex County, Division Head - Life Sciences & Food Innovation


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Ed Jaram

King Street Properties
Senior Director


Nancy J Kelley - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Nancy J Kelley

Founding Member, Builds Bio+
President & CEO,
Nancy J Kelley + Associates


Tracy Brala Philly Builds Bio
Carol Loewenson

Mitchell Giurgola
Partner


Helen H Lu - Builds Bio committee member
Helen Lu

Columbia University in the City of New York, Hudson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Senior Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs and Advancement


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Daniel Maldonaldo

DPR Construction
Senior Management Executive


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Matthew Malone
Elevate Research Properties and Taconic Partners, Senior Vice President

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Scott Metzner

The Janus Property Company
President


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Kara Moore

New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Sector Lead for Life Sciences


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Katie Nilsen
E-J Electric, Vice President, Development and Strategy

Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Deborah Novick

Westchester County
Taskforce Co-Chair


Theanne Schiros Builds Bio committee
Theanne Schiros

Columbia University, Adjunct Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Integrated Science and Engineering


Susan Schofer Builds Bio committee
Susan Schofer

SOSV, Partner
HAX, Chief Science Officer 


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Peter Schubert

Ennead
Partner, FAIA


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Jamie Schwartz

Hudson Valley iCampus
President


Mitch Simpler - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Mitchel W. Simpler

Builds Bio+
Founding Member
JB&B, Partner Emeritus


Gwendolyn Binder - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Brad Todd

Shawmut Design and Construction, Project Executive


Laurie Actman - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Carlo Yuvienco

The Rockefeller University
Director of the Ford Biotechnology Incubator


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Additional committee members announced soon!

Additional Supporters

Matt Orlando - Philly Buids Bio
Kate McDonough

Nancy J Kelley + Associates
Senior Consultant


Nancy Bocanegra philly builds bio
Nancy Bocanegra

Nancy J Kelley + Associates
Strategic Operations and Marketing, 


Matt Orlando - Philly Buids Bio
Olga Justiniano

Nancy J Kelley + Associates
Operations Coordinator


Bhakti Kulmala - Philly Builds Bio supporting member
Bhakti Kulmala

Founder and Lead Designer, Bhakti Creative


Daniel Maldonado - Philly Builds Bio Steering Committee
Matt Mendicino

Ennead
Architectural Designer


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6th Annual Symposium for Life Science Innovation and Development


Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The Times Center
242 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036


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