february, 2015

24feb1:00 pm6:00 pmMassachusetts: the Convergence of Science, Capital & Innovation


Event Details

WuXi AppTec Inc. is a leading platform company serving the life sciences industry. With its 9,000+ scientists across 16 global campuses, WuXi enables R&D innovation of biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, from start-ups to the largest multinationals. Located at 222 Third Street, Cambridge, the office will enable greater access to WuXi\’s leading open access R&D capability and technology platform.

You are cordially invited to attend a reception celebrating the grand opening of WuXi’s Cambridge office. Reception will be held at the Cambridge Marriott, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA. Cocktails and appetizers will be provided.

The reception will bring together key leaders in life sciences in an open forum to foster innovation and collaboration. Titled \’Massachusetts: the Convergence of Science, Capital & Innovation\’ and hosted by the Cambridge office head, Dr. Richard Soll, the forum will provide learning and networking opportunities with a glimpse of some of the hottest local sciences.

The following lifescience leaders have confirmed to speak at the event:

  • Josh Boger (Executive Chairman, Alkeus)
  • Susan Windham Bannister (CEO, Mass Life Science Center)
  • Scott Biller (CSO, Agios)
  • Alexis Borisy (Partner, Third Rock Venture)
  • Nick Leschly (CEO, Bluebird bio)
  • David Altshuler (CSO/EVP R&D, Vertex)
  • Jorge Conde (CFO, Syros)
  • John E. Bishop (SVP, Momenta)

Program Timeline

1:00 pm Registration
2:00 pm Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
2:30 pm Special Guest Speech
3:00pm Keynote Speeches
3:30 pm Panel Discussions
4:10 pm Closing
4:30 pm Reception

“Our vision is to enable anyone and any company to discover and develop healthcare 

products to benefit the world\’s patients”

– Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and CEO of WuXi AppTec


(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Marriott Burlington 

1 Burlington Mall Road Burlington, MA 01803