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Yale Lifesciences Pitchfest

December 6, 2019

Come see an entire day of 5 minute pitches from Yale’s leading life sciences investigators with this year’s top biotech proposals competing for accelerator grants of up to $300K from the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale. Biotechs, big pharmas, and venture investors won’t want to miss seeing Yale investigators with advanced projects.

Most major pharmaceutical companies and east coast VCs will be represented.  Pharmaceutical companies that have already committed to participate as judges include:

  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • J&J Innovations
  • Sanofi
  • Lilly
  • UCB

Leading Ventures Funds already committed to participate include:

  • OrbiMed
  • ARCH Venture Partners
  • Sofinnova
  • RA Capital
  • Accelerator Corporation
  • F-Prime Capital
  • Vida Ventures

Yale Lifesciences Pitchfest is presented by the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale.

Registration: 8:00 – 9:00AM

Event: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Reception and Awards to follow.​​​​​​​

Early Bird: October 1, 2109 – October 31, 2019 Click here to register.

General Admission: November 1, 2019 – December 6, 2019 Click here to register.


December 6, 2019



100 College Street

New Haven,


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