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Woman-owned startup healing teeth from the inside out

Woman-owned startup healing teeth from the inside out

Bradenton, Florida
Carolyn Primus, CEO
Technology: Dental/bioactive cements
Larta Institute: NIH-CAP 2014-2015
We sat down with Carolyn Primus, President of Avalon Biomed and recent alumni of our 2014-2015 NIH CAP, to find out why her company is worth watching.
What does Avalon Biomed do/what is your technology? We are a manufacturer and developer of bioactive materials that induce healing of the tooth pulp, and can help save traumatized teeth from extraction. The bioactive …

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FeedForward – Where entrepreneurs intersect with industry

FeedForward – Where entrepreneurs intersect with industry

“Getting the right people in the room for each company’s specific needs for our FeedForward sessions is a Larta trademark,” remarked Judy Hsieh, Programs Director of Larta Institute.
FeedForward™ sessions are closed-door, invitation-only workshops Larta has designed and managed for participating NIH-CAP (Commercialization Accelerator Program) companies to pitch their 18-month strategic plans to senior stakeholders, investors and other representatives in the medical and healthcare community. The two-hour, roundtable sessions allow for a …

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Ag. Food. Women. Larta’s next GAIN forum

Ag. Food. Women. Larta’s next GAIN forum

Who are the women in ag & food? Join us May 17th to find out!

Women’s roles in ag range from founding entrepreneurial ventures to running farms, or leading corporate ag strategies and investments. Yet women are underrepresented in the industry. Larta’s Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN) forum presents five women professionals in three different areas of the ag value chain – entrepreneurs, investors and ag innovation architects – to discuss …

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Ag Showcase #16AIS Early Bird Registration Open

Ag Showcase #16AIS Early Bird Registration Open

“I tell other companies – there are a lot of events at the intersection of ag and tech, but if you’re going to go to one, go to the Showcase” –Travis Bayer, Co-Founder & CTO, Asilomar Bio, 2015 AIS Presenting Company
Secure your seat to this sold-out conference today! The 30% early bird discount ends May 31st!

Sold-out for the last 2 years, the Ag Innovation Showcase has become …

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Larta hires director for our growing agriculture practice

Larta hires director for our growing agriculture practice

Larta Institute is proud to announce our first Director for our growing agriculture practice, Claire Kinlaw.
Claire joined Larta Institute’s executive team in January as the Director of our Agriculture Practice. Claire brings over two decades of experience in the commercial ag industry. As a plant scientist Claire led applied science projects for 20 years for the USDA where she co-developed a genomic science program for forest trees. Her career with the …

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BIO International Convention

BIO International Convention

There’s no better place to connect with biotech’s top people and most innovative technologies than at BIO 2016. The ideas shared here go beyond professional development. Experience powerful business partnering, benefit from invaluable education sessions and network with 15,000+ of the bioscience industry’s brightest.

29,000+ BIO One-on-One partnering™ meetings with 3,100+ companies
Hundreds of Company Presentations from the industry’s leading innovators
World-renowned speakers leading Keynotes, Super Sessions and Fireside Chats
16+ Session tracks covering timely …

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ExoMed 2016: Thinking Outside Gravity

ExoMed 2016: Thinking Outside Gravity

June 7, 2016
8:30AM – 4:00PM
Museum of Contemporary Art
La Jolla, CA
Join scientists, space professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and educators that are shaping the future of Exomedicine: the R&D and commercialization of medical solutions in the microgravity environment of space for applications on Earth.

Explore the biomedical dynamics of microgravity;
Discuss bioengineering and manufacturing in space;
Hear from scientists, NASA professionals, companies and entrepreneurs with interests
and actual Exomedicine experiment experience on the International …

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