Need access to scientific or market research, but not sure where to begin?

Join us at Informing Innovation 2017, hosted by Life Science Intelligence at NCBiotech and the Carolinas Chapter of the Special Library Association, as we address the challenges of accessing information, especially in life science R&D environments. You will be able to connect with content providers to learn more about tools and resources essential to discovery. Also, learn how to better navigate the landscape of scientific literature and business information resources, and gain greater perspective on managing subscriptions and accessing content.

Intended Audience
Join us at Informing Innovation, especially if you are:

  • An administrator or librarian making decisions about information resources and managing subscriptions for your company
  • In business development looking for market and business information to bolster strategic decisions
  • In R&D wanting to learn more about how to access scientific content at your company
  • A consultant needing ongoing access to resources to support your clients' needs

If you are a content provider and are interested in showcasing at Informing Innovation, please contact Lori Melliere.


Drop in as your schedule allows. Catered lunch will be provided.

9:30 a.m. - Registration
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Sessions and Vendor Presentations
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Keynote
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Sessions and Vendor Presentations


"Negotiating for Content"
When your company needs access to journals and databases, are you prepared to handle the negotiation process with content providers? Are you equipped to handle the contract management process? Joanie Olivier, executive partner at Iconitel Consulting Services, will share effective practices for purchasing and managing information resources, to help you get the tools your researchers need on terms your company can afford.

Sessions include:

  • Market Research 101: Inform Your Innovation
  • Finding Funding: How to Identify Grant and Investor Opportunities
  • Searching for Patents
  • Navigating Government Sources
  • Search Tips from the Pros
  • Beyond the Paywall: 10 Free Resources You Don't Know About

Presentations by Our Sponsors:

Interested in learning about the latest industry solutions? Stop by a session hosted by our sponsors, or meet them at their table in the Glaxo Galleria.



Registration is free. Register today!