AHIA Outreach Request

Emory University, a leading research and healthcare-focused University in the United States, is recruiting innovative scientists focused on developing healthcare solutions to attend our fourth annual Advancing Healthcare Innovation in Africa (AHIA) summer conference, and subsequent commercialization program, a partnership with the Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio).

The 3-day conference will be July 10-12, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Select scientists from the conference will be cordially invited to receive hands-on training from Emory University professors, seasoned industry professionals from companies such as Pfizer, entrepreneurs who have sold multiple businesses, and world-class researchers. AHIA will cover their flight and hotel expenses, and any additional commercialization support. The conference will cover topics such as business development, intellectual property, seeking funding, investor outreach and business plan creation.


About AHIA:

AHIA is a program sponsored by Emory University and the African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI). AHIA’s mission is to support and promote the advancement of health innovation and health technologies in Africa by advising, educating, and training African scientists and Emory University students. Please visit the website for more details: www.ahiaemory.org.


About Emory University:

Emory University is a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading healthcare systems, Emory Healthcare, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It has access to unique entities like Emory Healthcare's globally recognized hospital and research facilities, the Rollins School of Public Health and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Additionally, Atlanta’s involvement in the healthcare industry spans from technology, to research, to treatment, to legislation, to consulting and places this city among the finest for careers in the healthcare industry. Learn more at www.emory.edu


About SANBio:

The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is a shared biosciences research, development and innovation platform for working collaboratively to address some of Southern Africa's key biosciences issues in health, nutrition and health-related intervention areas such as agriculture and environment. Please visit the website for more details: http://www.nepadsanbio.org/



Analise LeJeune

Junior Program Associate | BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH)

O: 206-880-7778, Ext. 113 | alejeune@bvgh.org|http://www.bvgh.org


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