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ASPIRE Internship: Pendant Biosciences, Business Development Intern, Nashville, TN

Dec. 19, 2017—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Pendant Biosciences, Inc. (Formerly Nanoferix, Inc.) Business Development Intern Nashville, TN    Pendant Biosciences is an early-stage Nashville, TN- based life sciences company focused on developing surface coating and drug delivery technologies through a polymer-based platform.  They are initially focused on developing applications for the orthopedic market. Pendant Biosciences, founded in 2012...

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Award winning Management and Business Principles Module, now accepting applications

Nov. 8, 2017—Business principles affect all organizations. In today’s highly competitive and highly complicated working environments, understanding these principles gives leaders and managers a strategic advantage, enabling them to handle situations more effectively and make decisions more effectively. In spring semester 2018, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, Business...

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Preflight Program at the Vanderbilt Wond’ry now accepting applications

Aug. 22, 2017—PreFlight Program- Accepting Applications The Wond’ry in partnership with the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center are excited to once again offer a 10-week PreFlight program for aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs. This course will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Wond’ry. If you’ve ever dreamed...

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BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP, CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

May. 30, 2017—BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK Position Description: Chambers Point Capital, LP is a life-sciences focused hedge fund based in New York. At our core we are committed to supporting healthcare innovation by investing in passionate scientists and ambitious management teams that are on the cusp of breakthroughs in the...

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Biophysical Society’s career webinar:Career Planning & Job Searching for Entrepreneurial-focused Science Professionals, May 25

May. 8, 2017—Career Planning & Job Searching for Entrepreneurial-focused Science Professionals Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time This webinar will address how entrepreneurial-focused scientists can design a plan that will incorporate their career goals with their interests, passions, and skills. Register today to learn about the basics of launching your own company, developing your brand, and...

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ASPIRE Internship: Pendant Biosciences, Business Development Intern, Nashville, TN

Apr. 28, 2017—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Pendant Biosciences, Inc. (Formerly Nanoferix, Inc.) Business Development Intern Nashville, TN    Pendant Biosciences is an early-stage Nashville, TN- based life sciences company focused on developing surface coating and drug delivery technologies through a polymer-based platform.  They are initially focused on developing applications for the orthopedic market. Pendant Biosciences, founded in 2012...

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Apply now for business module for scientists: Summer Intensive for Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

Apr. 6, 2017—This summer, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for PhD students and postdocs in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, and biomedical engineering who are interested in entrepreneurship and commercialization of scientific innovations. The 2017 Summer Intensive for Entrepreneurship and Commercialization module will meet Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., June 15 –...

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ASPIRE Internship: BioTN Foundation, Enterprise Development Intern, Nashville, TN

Mar. 29, 2017—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: BioTN Foundation, Inc. Market Research Analyst Nashville, TN    BioTN Foundation, Inc is a non-profit 501c3 foundation formed to facilitate and inspire Tennessee children and adults to explore the sciences. BioTN launched with three goals: 1) to enhance and improve STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) K-16 education in Tennessee; 2) to...

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Invitation to the Wond’ry’s PostFlight program

Feb. 16, 2017—PostFlight https://www.vanderbilt.edu/thewondry/postflight/ Aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs who have a viable early stage idea are encouraged to attend the Wond’ry PostFlight program. PostFlight provides a step-by-step guide to launching a venture. Taught by the Wond’ry Mentors-in-Residence, who are experts in their respective fields, PostFlight is the perfect next step for graduates of the Wond’ry PreFlight program, entrepreneurs with a...

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RadX Innovation Challenge: Kick-Off Event on Thursday, February 16, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, at the Wond’ry

Feb. 7, 2017—Radx is a novel healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship incubator within the Department of Radiology. Our mission is to foster and support the development and commercialization of creative healthcare technology solutions. Teams will compete to develop creative solutions to unmet needs in health care, with two $10,000 prizes awarded to the winning teams.  Radx’s inaugural activity will be a...

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PhD Career Connections: From Bench to Wall Street to Business

Feb. 3, 2017—We welcome alumnus David Reese, PhD, CEO and President of Provista Diagnostics for our March PhD Career Connections. PhD Career Connections: From Bench to Wall Street to Business Wednesday, March 1 10:45-11:45am Light Hall 214 Registration is requested. David Reese, PhD, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011 for his background in cutting-edge...

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ASPIRE Internship: TriStar Health Partners, Market Research Analyst

Feb. 3, 2017—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: TriStar Health Partners Market Research Analyst 3322 West End Ave Suite 1100 Nashville, TN 37203   TriStar Health Partners is a venture capital (VC) firm focused on early stage investments in healthcare and life sciences. Since founding TriStar in 2009, the partners have invested in and helped create 23 companies in the...

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2017 TechVenture Challenge

Jan. 16, 2017—New announcement about TechVenture Challenge: Dear Vanderbilt Community, We are excited to announce a call for participants in this year's TechVenture Challenge.  The TechVenture Challenge is a 6-week business plan competition (February through March 2017) designed to accelerate the commercialization of Vanderbilt technologies that culminates in a pitch to industry experts and executives.  TVC has...

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Spring Pre-Flight Program at the Wond’ry now accepting applications through January 30th!

Jan. 13, 2017—Wond'ry Pre-Flight Accepting Applications: Ever thought entrepreneurship will play a role in your life? Have an idea for a new product, technology, or new way of doing something? The Wond’ry in partnership with Vanderbilt’s CTTC and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center will offer a new session of PreFlight sponsored by Waller Lansden Dortch, & Davis, LLP...

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Launch Tennessee Specialist Program: deadline February 6, 2017

Jan. 10, 2017—The LaunchTN's Specialists Program invites students from across the country to work in one of six LTN entrepreneur centers for 13-15 weeks each summer. The roles vary and give students the opportunity to work on projects ranging from event coordination and marketing to product development and customer discovery. All grade levels and majors are invited...

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Start-ups 101 Webinar via VU Alumni Association

Nov. 30, 2016—Start-up fever seems to be everywhere these days. Shark Tank has been on TV for eight seasons and entrepreneur centers are popping up all over the country. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times are filled with stories about these types of companies. Have you ever considered working for a start-up or launching your...

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Award winning Management and Business Principle Module, now accepting applications

Oct. 28, 2016—Business principles affect all organizations. In today’s highly competitive and highly complicated working environments, understanding these principles gives leaders and managers a strategic advantage, enabling them to handle situations more effectively and make decisions more effectively. In spring semester 2017, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, Business...

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Launch Tennessee Specialist Program

Oct. 24, 2016—The Launch TN Specialist Program kicked off in May 2014, providing students the opportunity to engage in Tennessee's entrepreneurial community. Students work with Entrepreneurship Centers, specialized cohort programs and individual teams to make their own unique mark in Tennessee's entrepreneurial landscape. The 13-week program gives students real-life exposure to what it's like to work for an early-stage...

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Vanderbilt’s CCTC and Innovation Center now offering 8 week entrepreneurship program – apply today!

Aug. 22, 2016—As part of its “Startup Vanderbilt” initiative, the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Vanderbilt Innovation Center, in collaboration with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is pleased to offer the Entrepreneur Center’s Pre-Flight Program for aspiring entrepreneurs. The program will be held at the Vanderbilt Innovation Center. Pre-Flight will be an 8 to 10 week program...

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