august, 2014

01aug12:30 pm2:00 pmFirst Friday Bioscience Seminar Series: So You Want to Start a CRO


Event Details

Join scientists and executives from local biomedical companies for the North Shore Technology Council’s First Friday Bioscience seminar series, sponsored by the Biomedical Technology Section. In this informal venue you will meet industry peers, learn about the science behind area biomedical companies, and hear how they tackle business challenges. You’ll also connect with other scientists and executives and become part of a community of business neighbors who are committed to accelerating the growth of their companies and the region biomedical business sector.


Outsourcing pharmaceutical and biotech R&D work is at an all-time high and accelerating. Many scientists are asking “Would my experience have more value if I could build a contract lab”? Bootstrapping a scientific services company is expensive and difficult, but it can be done. Learn how in this experience-based talk.


100 Cummings Center, Conference Room 221-E
Beverly MA USA

Date and Time

Begins: 08/01/2014 12:30 PM
Ends: 08/01/2014 02:00 PM

Our Speaker:


Jeffrey Kiplinger, President and Founder, Averica Discovery Services

Dr. Kiplinger has 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical and related industries, working extensively in the discovery and optimization of small molecule human and veterinary therapeutics. From 2001 through 2007, Dr. Kiplinger consulted with a variety of discovery technology companies on the optimization of chemistry discovery process. Previously, he founded the Gilson Center for Integrated Discovery Technology (CIDT) as a partnership development center responsible for high-speed chemistry and analysis products. From 1988 to 1998 at Pfizer, Dr. Kiplinger supported discovery chemistry activities by developing new applications for mass spectrometry and chromatography, in particular Open Access HPLC/MS and mass spectrometry-directed preparative chromatography.


(Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Harvard Chan School, Kresge Café

677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA