Life Science Policy & Advocacy Update

WATCH: The Policy & Advocacy Update on November 29 featured seasoned EBG policy professionals highlighting recent developments at multiple levels of government policy. Life Science Tennessee members joined us in-person and online as we covered important membership updates as well as our annual board vote.  Featuring: Rep. John Ray Clemmons, Philo Hill, Machelle Shields, and [...]

2022-12-27T11:32:52-06:00November 15th, 2022|General, News|

New Member Spotlight: Helix Biotech, Inc.

Knoxville-based Helix Biotech, Inc. joins Life Science Tennessee's membership. We sat down with Helix's founder, Graham Taylor to learn more about the company:   Tell us about Helix Biotech.  Helix Biotech is a Customer and Quality focused Pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) specializing in Lipid Nanoparticles, Liposomes, and Hybrid Nanoparticles. Helix Biotech performs [...]

2022-11-01T08:55:42-06:00November 1st, 2022|General, News|

New Member Spotlight: VoluMetrix

Tell us about VoluMetrix. VoluMetrix is a Nashville-based company developing products leveraging non-invasive venous waveform analysis. We are currently developing our first product, NIVAHF, a device designed to provide a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure equivalent for patients with heart failure. There is a tremendous amount of information embedded in the venous waveform that can provide key parameters [...]

2022-10-04T09:51:49-06:00October 4th, 2022|General|

Patents2Products Allum, Erika Dillard is Taking Pop Check Technologies to the Next Level 

Being the first person admitted into the Patents2Products program, Dr. Erika Dillard had the vision and drive to create something special with PopCheck Technologies. Since the company's inception in 2019, PopCheck has been on a meteoric rise and has recently been selected to participate in the esteemed MedTech Innovator in Boston this October. The Memphis-based startup that analyzes and predicts the development of venous blood [...]

2022-08-23T11:02:05-06:00August 23rd, 2022|General, News|

Webinar: NCATS Funding for Small Businesses in Biotech and Life Sciences

In this archived webinar, learn from Lili Portilla, M.P.A., Director of the NCATS Office of Strategic Alliances, about the structure and application process for the NCATS SBIR and STTR funding program, as well as tips for developing a successful application, specific small business research interests, examples of grantee successes, and helpful resources to further support [...]

2020-08-06T09:10:09-06:00June 12th, 2020|General, News|

Press Statement: May 6 2019

The final state budget for 2019-2020 includes increased funding for the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Matching Fund grant program from $1.5 million to $3 million. See below for a statement from Life Science Tennessee executive director Abby Trotter and statements from our partners at Launch Tennessee, AgLaunch Initiative and the Tennessee [...]

2019-05-08T16:02:06-06:00May 8th, 2019|General, News|