september, 2014

23sep10:30 am12:30 pmMeet with… DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office


Event Details

\'SANThe Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently launched an important initiative for national security, incorporating biology, engineering, and computer science in a single focus. Since 1958, DARPA has been leading efforts to prevent strategic surprise from negatively impacting U.S. national security and creating strategic surprise for U.S. adversaries. As the Department of Defense\’s (DoD) primary innovation engine, DARPA undertakes projects that are finite in duration, but that create lasting change. DARPA has funded some of the most cutting-edge and highly classified scientific research in the U.S. Their biomedical projects often include efforts to treat battlefield injuries and to boost the physiological capacities of soldiers. The Biological Technologies Office (BTO) has over 20 different active programs to cultivate fundamental research, discoveries, and applications. BTO focus areas include:

  • Restoring and maintaining warfighter abilities
  • Harnessing biological systems
  • Applying biological complexity

DARPA is looking to engage with a wide spectrum of potential collaborators. Leaders from the life science industry, including entrepreneurs, partners and investors, are encouraged to apply today to meet with a representative from DARPA\’s BTO!

10:30am | Registration and Networking
11:00am | Presentation and Q&A
11:45am | Networking Lunch
12:30 | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies must apply ahead of time and be approved for a one-on-one meeting. The application period ends September 8th. APPLY HERE


(Tuesday) 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


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