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BioFlorida Saturday Exchange - Miami

When: 02/18/2017
8:15 am - 12:15 pm
Where: Florida International University
Engineering Center 2nd Floor
10555 W. Flagler Street
Miami, Florida  33174
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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Online registration is now closed but you may still register onsite via cash, check or credit card.

Members $30

Non-Members $50

Students $20




  • A life science company or researcher looking for help in product development;
  • An entrepreneur with a new start-up;
  • An early-stage company looking to accelerate your business;
  • A business with ground-breaking technology looking for help in the fields of micro, sensors and systems, nanotechnology, nanomaterials, ceramic packaging or 3D printing; OR
  • A student or life science professional interested in really cool technology


Then plan to attend the next BioFlorida Saturday Exchange Series where you will learn about FIU's comprehensive resources for life science businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers as well as hear about The Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute (AMERI); StartUP FIU and Qualtech Solution.




$25 BioFlorida Members

$45 Non-Members

$15 Students

Online registration will close today, February 17th at 5:00pm EST

Walk-ins are welcome

($5 additional when you register onsite)




8:15am - 12:15pm



Florida International University (FIU)

Engineering Center 2ndFloor

10555 W. Flagler Street

Miami, FL 33174



Directions can be found here.




Lite breakfast & coffee


8:15 am - 9:00 am

Registration & Networking


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Gina Alexis, The Alexis Group Consultants&Chair,

Southeast Chapter, BioFlorida


9:15 am - 9:45 am

How to Work With AMERI: Bio Related Research Activities

Arvind Agarawal, PhD,Associate Dean of Research, College of Engineering and Computing & Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME), FIU


9:45 am - 10:05 am

Networking Break


10:05 am - 10:35 am


Bob Hacker,Director, StartUP FIU

StartUP FIU is the university's incubator-accelerator program that supports students,

faculty, alumni and the community to explore and develop scalable ventures in social

and traditional entrepreneurship.


10:35 am - 10:55 am

Networking Break


10:55 am - 11:25 am

Qualtech Solution, Inc.

Hamid Shahrestani,President and CEO,Qualtech Solution, Inc.

11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Closing Remarks & FIU Guided Tours


Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute (AMERI)

Cell Culture Core Facility

Light Microscopy Core Facility





Parking at FIU is free of charge, however, please register your License Plate number hereto avoid being ticketed.


About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.


Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.


Email us for a regional Chapter sponsorship.