BATON Referral Network
The BATON Referral Network is a community of life science professionals committed to the growth of North Carolina-based companies.
These service providers and CEO candidates represent a vast array of business and technical expertise, and were prequalified by NCBiotech. Service providers pledge to contribute services or provide preferential pricing for referrals coming through the BATON network database.
There is no cost to qualified Service Providers to participate in the BATON program. However, participating Service Providers are expected to offer some or all of their services for referrals coming through the BATON network database under one or more of the following terms: pro bono, discounted, at cost, deferred, fixed cost, service for equity.
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The Astral Consulting Group LLC »
Alfonso is an entrepreneur focused on developing and implementing custom business intelligence solutions to help companies create data-driven cultures and scale efficiently. He founded The Astral Consulting Group to reimagine the traditional business
Carolina Piedmont Capital Inc. »
Stuart Anderson founded Carolina Piedmont Capital, Inc. in 2008, driving commercial finance innovations that forever transformed how people view and think of equipment lease and commercial finance options.
The Astral Consulting Group LLC »
Co-founder and managing partner at The Astral Consulting Group, a business intelligence consultancy focused on creating data-driven cultures through custom cloud analytics solutions.
Ballentine LifeScience Partners LLC
Commercial, market & opportunity assessment and strategy development for pharma/biotech clients; Primary & secondary market research; Early stage valuation
Medical device executive. Former CEO of Med Device company. Previously, President & General Manager of Specialty Division for Teleflex. Strengths are strategy, talent ID, team building and growing businesses at accelerated rates.
Myers Bigel, P.A. »
Patent counseling, preparation and prosecution in life sciences and agricultural biotechnology including expertise in procuring plant patents and plant variety protection; patentability, validity, freedom to operate, infringement analyses.
Smith Anderson »
R&D collaborations, patent licenses, university IP licensing, M&A; agricultural biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, including genetic engineering, gene discovery, trait development, animal health, precision ag, biologics, devices and drug development.
Professor of Chemistry
East Carolina University »
Organic chemist and biochemist. My research interests fall into two areas: The characterization of metalloproteins and the use of organic/peptide synthesis as a tool to understand biological processes and to develop therapeutics.
Executive Dir., Biotechnology Ctr. of Excellence
Alamance Community College »
Career includes roles in the lab, leading R&D, project management, contract research (CRO) for biopharma companies, sales, entrepreneur, consultant, investor, economic development, academia, innovation, translational medicine to develop new drugs/devices
Smith Anderson »
I help companies grow through navigating merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, financing transactions, and other corporate transactions, including intellectual property licensing, collaborations, and securities offerings.
𝗪𝗛𝗢 𝗜 𝗪𝗢𝗥𝗞 𝗪𝗜𝗧𝗛
Intelligent and ambitious life science business owners and C- Level Executives who are:
• Scaling operations
• Managing rapid growth
• Preparing their business for sale (or retirement)
𝗛𝗢𝗪 𝗜 𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗣
As a Trusted Business Advisor with decades of industry specific experience, I help life science business owners and C-Level Executives increase their profits, implement systems to improve operations and build a team that can operate without them - giving them the business and life they want.
Significant experience in the development and execution of utilities and equipment Commissioning, FATs, IQ/OQ/PQ, Environmental Monitoring, Process Validation.
Casimir Jones S.C. »
Patent law, chemistry, PhD
Founder & Chairman
Ken Clark Partners LLC »
Working with CEOs of start-up and fast growth life sciences companies to maximize the performance and contribution of their executive team.
Polaris Compliance Consultants Inc. »
Quality Assurance and Compliance; GCP/GLP/GCLP/GMP/CSV/Part 11; Training, auditing, SOPs; drugs, devices, biologics, dietary supplements
Senior Vice President, Technology & Intelligent Solutions
Syneos Health (Morrisville) »
Healthcare executive with deep experience in Leadership, Sales & Marketing, Analytical Delivery and Enterprise Technology, as well as Pipeline/Portfolio/Aquisition Management.
Director, Account Team
KONTEK Systems »
Since 1988, KONTEK Systems has been an audio/video integration firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, providing custom AV design, integration and support for leading research universities, medical facilities and corporations.
CEO and Principal Consultant
Xyzagen Inc. »
Chris is the Principal Consultant at Xyzagen. Xyzagen is a drug discovery and clinical pharmacology consulting and services firm. Xyzagen, provides consulting, PK modeling, and nonGLP rodent pharmacology, bioanalysis and PK in their laboratory space.
President and CEO
CWIK Business Connections »
Connie Cwik is a Consultant and Executive Coach. Connie works well with C-level clients all the way to the managerial level. Helping people grow as individuals and in their careers is her passion and her why.
OD Consulting and Neurological Services PLLC
Global experience in drug and device clinical development/safety monitoring, business development, regulatory interactions and public-private partnerships;board-certified neurologist/epileptologist;patient advocate; clinical and industry consultant.
Verta Life Sciences LLC »
An International Consulting and Product Management Company that Delivers Innovative Solutions to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Industry. Please see our website vertalifesciences.com for a complete list of our services.
AptaChem Consulting LLC »
Experienced drug discovery professional, medicinal/organic chemistry, pharmaceutical/agricultural/personal care chemistry, discovery CRO management, lab operations, IP expert, technology transfer assessment & due diligence, site start-up
Bryn Pharma LLC »
Accomplished global Pharma/CRO/Biotech executive who has built, developed and grown international businesses. Experienced in startup & turn-around, global R&D, clinical development, commercial operations, BusDev, and enabling technologies.
Vice President, Clinical Development
ICON (Raleigh) »
Drug development executive specializing in early clinical development, especially oncology and immunology. Broad background in both biotech and CRO.
President and Principal Consultant
Edgerton Data Consulting LLC »
Edgerton Data Consulting assists pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device company sponsors with CRO selection and clinical trials oversight to ensure data management, biostatistics, and CDISC deliverables are timely, complete, and accurate.
Chief Scientific Officer
PharPoint Research Inc. (Wilmington) »
Biostatistician; biostatistical approaches to clinical study design
PhD patent attorney with more than fifteen years of in-house and private practice experience across a range of technologies, including diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, recombinant DNA and proteins, and medical devices
NC Fisher Research LLC
I help small businesses navigate the SBIR and STTR grant application process to the NIH. Services include strategy and planning, organizing documents, substantive review and editing of applications to most effectively address the scoring criteria.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP »
NovaQuest Capital Management LLC »
Life science executive with 20 years experience in corporate and business development, commercial strategy and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.