Upcoming OBIO Events
On June 25th, join OBIO for a unique opportunity to hear from experienced investors and analysts about how VCs think about valuation and how valuation is translated into deal structure.
Find out more about:
ROI needed for investors
Valuation methods commonly used
Criteria for selecting comparable companies
Characteristics of equity and debenture instruments
Consequences of dilution and follow-on investment
Calculating exit payouts
Red flags and how to prepare to discuss valuation with investors
Join OBIO on Tuesday, June 26th to identify non-dilutive funding programs, learn to prepare your applications, and what you should be aware of after being awarded. Sign up for one or all of four sessions designed to help you build your early-stage strategy toolbox.
Recent OBIO Events
Get behind-the-scenes on the recent changes at the FDA and learn more about how regulatory process changes affect your company:
Understand FDA’s vision and approach to driving innovation under Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, and how recent changes in the agency will affect premarket submissions and inspections.
Learn how and when you should be engaging with the FDA.
Find out what the FDA is looking for in 510(k), DeNovo, and PMA submissions & recent approvals of devices with AI and machine learning features.
Join OBIO on Tuesday, June 12th to hear from industry experts on the importance of strategic marketing for health science companies, featuring our keynote speaker, Dr. Brian Jahns, the Senior VP, Commercial and Business Development at Trillium Therapeutics Inc. where he is responsible for providing commercial input clinical and regulatory strategy, as well as carrying out business development activities. Dr. Jahns will discuss why it’s critical for early stage health science companies to develop a strategic plan, the impact of those plans on successful commercialization and lessons learned from his experience in the health science industry.
If you are heading to RESI or BIO in Boston, please join Gail Garland, OBIO CEO, for dinner and an opportunity to network and exchange notes with fellow OBIO companies. Adam Buckley, VP of Business Development, VBI Vaccines and OBIO Board Director, will speak about the VBI Vaccines story.
Participants got a chance to learn from market research professionals on how to effectively target market and set strategic goals using research reports, market segmentation, and competitive analysis.
On May 3, OBIO welcomed health science leaders, CEOs and the investment community to the tenth annual OBIO Leadership Event. Hosted at SPiN, the event also saw the launch of Use It or Lose It: Industry Solutions to Ontario's Commercialization Gap, OBIO's 2018 Industry Report. Check out the event photo gallery and recap.
Upcoming Industry Events
Recent Industry Events
Deadline to apply: February 5, 2018
The Export Services Branch (ESB), Ontario Ministry of International Trade (MIT) is organizing a Trade Mission to the BIO 2018 International Convention and Business Partnering Forum in Boston, one of the world’s premier biotech partnering events.
The HTLH Conference participants include a large number of prominent senior level decision makers in the following categories:
- Payers, Providers & Employers - 35%
- Investors - 20%
- Media - 15%
- Startups - 10%
- Pharma - 10%
- Government - 10%
Bloom Burton is hosting its seventh annual Healthcare Investor Conference on May 2 and 3, 2018, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, hosting approximately 60 of Canada’s premier publicly-traded and venture-backed private companies together with the most promising pre-venture companies in the healthcare industry.
The McMaster Health Sciences Venture Fair features top McMaster health science researchers pitch their novel ideas to venture capital investors. A networking lunch and roundtable session with Q&A is included, with questions answered by the investors themselves. The event is followed by an afternoon reception.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Lichty, PhD
Senior VP of Basic Research at Turnstone Biologics,
Associate Professor, Pathology & Molecular Medicine at McMaster