CED's North Carolina Life Science Conference

CED Life Science Conference

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is hosting the 28th annual Life Science Conference in Raleigh, NC. As the premier life science event in the Southeast, the conference attracts 800+ attendees including entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and industry visionaries from across the nation. This highly anticipated gathering of the life science community boasts a first-class agenda featuring game-changing thought leadership from keynote speakers and expert panels, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors through high-value networking opportunities including one-on-one partnering software.

Entrepreneurial Companies in the life science sector in the Triangle are developing innovations that will:

  • deliver cures and treatments to patients
  • deliver efficiency and precision to the healthcare and agriculture industries
  • deliver a better tomorrow

The CED Life Science Conference will showcase these innovators while connecting them to investors, partners, and clients to accelerate business growth.



Day 1: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Day 2: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

View the detailed agenda and sessions.



Registration for the conference includes:

  • Two-day pass to all main agenda content (speakers and company presentations)
  • Access to in-person networking in the Innovation Room
  • One-on-one meeting scheduling through the mobile app (to be opened in late January)
  • Conference will kick-off with an Opening Lunch on Tuesday 2/26, followed by a full afternoon of content, a networking reception and more!
  • Entrepreneurial Companies will also have access to an exclusive workshop pre-conference to hear from Investors and Serial Entrepreneurs.
Registration Type Early Rate
11/13 - 2/1
Regular Rate
2/2 - 2/20
On-site Rate
2/26 - 2/27
Entrepreneurial Company - CED Partner $275 $325 $400
Entrepreneurial Company $475 $550 $625
CED Partner $500 $600 $675
General Attendee $650 $750 $825
University / Tech Transfer Professional $500 $600 $675



More Information

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Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC 27601

$275 - $825