We invite you to join us for Columbia’s inaugural HealthHacks hackathon! In partnership with IBM Watson we will have a weekend full of cool hacks, GIVEAWAYS, PRIZES, and FOOD. In addition, STMicroelectronics, in close collaboration with IBM Watson, will provide lots of great hardware to work with. This is a great opportunity for YOU to meet IBMers and learn about all the interesting opportunities at the company.
Who: You! (undergrads, grad students, health-sciences students, postdocs, medical residents)
When: April 8th 8:00AM – April 9th 8:00PM
Prizes: 1st-$2,000 2nd-$1,500 3rd-$1,00 (See bonus below)
Where: Carleton Lounge, Columbia University
Sign up: HERE
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1573460499350176/
IBM Job Links: http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/
First 50 students who RSVP will receive additional giveaways from IBM!
Top 20 individuals will be invited to tour IBM Watson’s World Headquarters!
Come to an exciting speaker event with Jonathan Gordon – Director of NYP Ventures at New York Presbyterian Hospital. The event will involve a lively discussion of the newly formed NYP Ventures as well as opportunities for involvement with NYP. Afterwards there will be a networking happy hour. The event is a must for those interested in the intersection of medicine, engineering, and business.
NYP Ventures is a small team within NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) that is responsible for tech transfer, strategic partnerships and venture investment, with the goals of improving the patient and clinician experience of care and fostering a culture of innovation. NYP Ventures collaborates closely with a wide range of stakeholders across the organization, including the Innovation Center/IT, the Investment Office, the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Legal, Strategy, Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Population Health, Network and clinical leadership.
Where: Columbia University, Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium (530 West 120th Street – Enter through campus)
When: 11/9/16 6:30-8PM
- You want to hear from a remarkably successful scientist and entrepreneur.
- You want to hear more about the current healthcare, biotechnology, and entrepreunerial community in NYC
- You want to network with business, engineering, and medical students
- You want free food from Arts & Crafts Beer Parlour
We will be hosting an event that we call The Refinery on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:00 PM on the 20th floor of the Presbyterian Hospital building (PH20). Join us and Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald of Fortress Biotech, hear pitches from the audience or pitch your next big idea! RSVP for the event here.
The CEO of Fortress, Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald, has been a prolific and successful investor in the life sciences industry for over 20 years, and has started over 50 healthcare companies. He will be speaking to us about his experiences in the industry and about current career opportunities for people with a background/interest in medicine. Plus, you will have the opportunity to listen to the pitches of others and/or give an informal and brief (5 minute) pitch of your idea (at any stage of development). Lindsay Rosenwald, along with our audience will provide feedback for the purpose of refining your idea such that it is specific, valuable, and actionable. If you are interested in pitching please fill out this form or contact us ASAP at email@example.com. You will also have the opportunity to sign up to pitch at the event – just speak to one of the HTA representatives.
What: The Refinery with Lindsay Rosenwald
When: Wednesday March 8th, 6:00PM
Where: PH20, Presbyterian Hospital building, 622 West 168th Street
Join us to hear David M. Schubert, COO of Accelerator Corp, talk about current opportunities and challenges in the early stage biotech industry and how his firm takes a unique approach to invest in this sector.
Accelerator is a biotechnology investment and management company with offices in New York City and Seattle. Investors in its fourth and most recent fund include Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer.
The presentation will be followed by Q&A and informal networking. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Accelerator Corp, the industry, and to meet other healthcare-focused entrepreneurs, clinicians and engineers.
RSVP is required at the link below.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 28th, 5:45pm
WHERE: Columbia Business School, Uris 330
On Tuesday, February 24th, Sam Sia, the founder of Harlem Biospace, will speak on his experience as a biomedical entrepreneur and startups in NYC.
Limited spots available!! RSVP required at link below. Also, join us for a social afterwards.
Harlem Biospace (Hb) is a first-of-its kind biotech incubator in NYC, offering wet-lab space to early-stage startups.
HTA (Health Tech Assembly) and CORE (Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs) present H@cking Health: A How-to.
At this event you will hear from exciting companies in the areas of:
Health analytics and decision support – Hindsait
Care coordination – BoardRounds
Consumer Health/Devices – Opticology
These companies will discuss their product/service and also present industry challenges that you can tackle in your own ideas! You will have the opportunity to meet people with medical, business, and engineering backgrounds that could be your co-founder!