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Yale Announces $15M Grant To Expand Medical Innovation Fund As hundreds of people descend on New Haven on Wednesday for the annual Yale Innovation Summit, the university is announcing a new $15 million grant to expand its fund for scientific breakthroughs.

Yale Innovation Summit Highlights Entrepreneurial Research Almost 1,000 investors, entrepreneurs, and scientists gathered May 9 at the Yale School of Management for the Yale Innovation Summit, one of the premier annual showcases for the university’s tech and biotech talent.

Pitch Finalists Selected for 2018 Yale Innovation Summit Attend the Yale Innovation Summit on May 9th to see which future startup companies are selected as the top 2018 Tech & Biotech innovators.

“China & Asia: Future Opportunities for Advancing Biotech” to be Featured Panel at Yale Innovation Summit The May 9 Yale Innovation Summit will feature a special panel highlighting future opportunities for advancing biotechnology through possible collaborations with China, Asia, and Chinese investors.

Jonathan Rothberg, Chief Strategy Officer, 4Catalyzer & Inventor of High-Speed DNA Sequencing will be a featured keynote speaker at the Yale Innovation Summit on May 9 Learn about 4Catalyzer, Rothberg’s startup accelerator dedicated to maximizing societal impact and the $25,000 Rothberg Catalyzer Prize @ Yale for student innovation.

Leading Biotech Researcher, Entrepreneur and Investor Dr. Arie Belldegrun to Share Secrets of His Success at the Yale Innovation Summit Dr. Arie Belldegrun, celebrated Founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kite Pharma – a startup sold to Gilead last year for $11.9B, has a formidable track record of advancing the right technologies at the right time. Dr. Belldegrun will be a featured keynote speaker at the Yale Innovation Summit on May 9, where he will discuss his process for launching successful biotech startups.