Connect with Us at BIO-Europe 2022

Visit NCBiotech in Leipzig to learn how North Carolina can accelerate your business growth.

NCBiotech can connect you to these many assets, forming a strong ecosystem for life sciences development. Our job, as a state-funded nonprofit, involves transforming the life sciences sector in North Carolina.

Meet Our Team at BIO-Europe 2022

Visit our exhibit booth #106 at the BIO-Europe event in Leipzig, Germany on October 24-26, 2022. Let us introduce you to North Carolina’s breadth of resources and connect you with the support you need to grow in the U.S. We will have several opportunities to answer your specific questions about our support for North Carolina’s thriving life sciences industry.

Opportunities to Connect

  • Reception on Monday at 6:00 p.m. at booth #106, Hall 2
  • Visit our exhibit #106 from Monday through Wednesday
  • Request a partnering meeting

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Engage with us in Leipzig:

  • Visit our exhibit #106
  • Evening reception
  • One-on-one meetings
BioPharma Crescent

Special Thanks to Our Partner

NCBiotech is proud to partner with the BioPharma Crescent at this event.

The BioPharma Crescent is a regional partnership made up of five counties in Eastern North Carolina. Major pharmaceutical companies, including Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Merck, Grifols, and Thermo-Fisher Scientific, operate in the Crescent. This region employs more than 10,000 and is known for its accessibility to talent, affordable utilities and supportive community.

NCBiotech Team


Mary Hecht-Kissell headshot

Mary Hecht-Kissell
Vice President, Corporate Communications

Mary has been active in recruiting life sciences company to North Carolina since May 2018. She knows which resources will move your company forward and can connect you with them. Ask her about our many resources that help companies thrive in North Carolina.


Katie Stember

Katie Stember, Ph.D.
Director, Life Science Economic Development

As a member of NCBiotech's Life Sciences Economic Development team, Katie supports efforts to create, manage, and measure programs that leverage North Carolina’s technology-based assets to attract and retain life sciences jobs and investments.



Elizabeth Witherspoon, Ph.D.


Elizabeth Witherspoon, Ph.D., MBA

Director, Business Development

Elizabeth is putting her extensive marketing experience to work building relationships with life sciences companies all over the world. She previously worked for Duke University and is skilled at uncovering companies' needs and finding solutions.

For more information, contact:

Mary Hecht-Kissell
(919) 314-8383 |

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