WED, MAY 9, 2018, 8:15AM-5PM

A day-long event tailored to Yale innovators to encourage the sharing of new discoveries and technologies with market potential with the broader investment community.




  • Two Tracks – Biotech and Tech
    • Biotech – Drug discovery and biological therapeutics
    • Tech – Physical and computer sciences, engineering, software and services
  • Biotech and Tech Pitch Competitions with top prizes of $5,000
  • Huge electronic poster display with prizes
  • Showcase of finalists for the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale
    • The Blavatnik Fund is designed to bridge the gap between life sciences research and business and to accelerate the commercialization of groundbreaking, investigator-initiated discoveries. All the 2018 Blavatnik finalists will present their innovations at the event and the winners — receiving grants of up to $300,000 — will be announced at the end of the day.
  • Networking with leading investors
  • Includes continental breakfast (Evans Hall Courtyard, 7:15-8:15 am), lunch, and Post-Event Reception with food and drink (across the street at Yale Peabody Museum, 5-7:30 pm)


2017 HIGHLIGHTS: 600 attendees | 35+ VC Firms | $1.6M in Grants & Prizes

The event is held at Yale School of Management (165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT) and is presented by the Yale Office of Cooperative Research.