Medical, Biomedical & Biodefense: Support to the Warfighter Symposium

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The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center, NCBiotech and the UNC System are pleased to host the Medical, Biomedical & Biodefense: Support to the Warfighter Symposium on June 12, 2019 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with an evening welcome social at Durham Bulls Baseball stadium on June 11, 2019.

Medical Support to the Warfighter will connect businesses in North Carolina with military and other federal agencies that require or purchase medical supplies, equipment, devices, pharmaceuticals, medical information technology and medical services.

Representatives from the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services, their prime vendors and contractors from national commands and from bases, commands and facilities in North Carolina will highlight current technology or resource gaps and needs, future requirements and procurement processes to supply military and federal medical facilities and agencies.

Who should attend:

  • Medical-related businesses in North Carolina, large or small
  • Prime contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • Service providers  

Audiences will benefit from briefings on military requirements, procurement processes and supplier qualifications, from informal networking with buyers and users, and from exhibiting or viewing demonstrations of the latest medical technologies designed to support America’s warfighters.

The Biomedical and Biodefense Support to the Warfighter portion of this conference will be split with a focus on traditional biodefense R&D topics in our morning breakout and a focus on military medical R&D topics in our afternoon session.

  • Sessions will include a federal representative from these topical areas who will highlight the government’s challenges, needs and priority areas of interest
  • Panels will include a researcher and/or industry partner that are developing technology solutions that address some of the problem areas
  • Each session will conclude with a panel discussion regarding challenges and opportunities for funding and collaboration



Visit the symposium website for agenda updates.



Attendee: $140.00
State Agency/University/College: $130.00
Active Military or Federal Gov't: Free
$15.00 for the Durham Bulls Reception


More Information

A welcome reception will be held on June 11th at the Durham Bulls baseball game vs. the Toledo Mud Hens. This reception is an add-on cost available during your registration for $15.00 which includes admission, access to private party deck, all-you-can-eat buffet and nonalcoholic beverages. 



University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
The Friday Conference Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27599

Free - $140.00
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