Biomedical Entrepreneurship Fireside Chat Series

Fireside chats with biomedical entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts help academic innovators quickly learn the essentials.


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ITHS/WE-REACH Symposium & Expo

September 30, 2022


How do you translate innovations from great ideas to successful medicine? The ITHS & WE-REACH Innovation Symposium helped answer that question in a multifaceted celebration of process, perseverance, and accomplishment. The story of finding a treatment for cystic fibrosis that was shared is spectacular!

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WE-REACH Biomedical Innovation Spring Showcase

March 8, 2022, 12:30-2pm in person and 
Vista Café, South Foege Hall

3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle
University of Washington
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Hear about the WE-REACH Biomedical Entrepreneurship Center and learn what has been accomplished since it launched a little more than two years ago.

If you are an academic innovator, come learn what we have to offer through our training and funding programs. WE-REACH provides monies to assist in a project’s development and of equal importance, coaching, mentoring, and project management to prepare you for follow-on investor funding!

Four of our project teams will highlight the unique and beneficial aspects of their journeys through the WE-REACH funding and milestone-based process. They are excited to share the progress they have made toward starting companies and launching their products.


PNW Startup Showcase & Social

October 12, 2021
10am – 12pm Pacific 

Are you interested in meeting students and community members involved in entrepreneurship and product development? If so, join us for the PNW Startup Showcase and Social!

Hosted by eight of our regional universities, the event showcases emerging startups driven by students, faculty, staff, and alums. Hear how these teams participated in multiple programs around the region to advance their projects.


Startup Showcase & Social

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
3:00-5:00pm Pacific

Interested in meeting like-minded students and community members involved in entrepreneurship and product development?

Listen to teams pitch! Network with your peers!


Health Economics Workshop

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
1:30-3:00pm Pacific

Does your innovation bring value to healthcare?
If so, what value and to whom?

Scott Spencer

Instructor: Scott Spencer, PhD Candidate in Public Health Genetics and Health Economics at the University of Washington. Scott is an expert in value assessment in precision medicine and health economic valuation and has worked with venture capital and insurance companies in this capacity.