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Life Sciences Innovation Hub: Epimeron Inc.

April 24, 2019
From biological research to multi-million dollar biotech company: A perspective on the research-based entrepreneurial journey

The Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to this community event to hear from the team behind UCalgary spin out Epimeron Inc. Epimeron Inc. has raised over $20M, expanded its team, and is set to move forward as a leading producer of pharmaceutical opiates and other high-value plant metabolites.

Join Dr. Peter Facchini, professor of plant biochemistry in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary, to learn about the opportunities and challenges of growing a research-intensive company with academic roots.
Dr. Joseph Tucker, CEO of Epimeron Inc., will discuss how they navigated the spin out process, and generated significant funding for their company.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Speaking program at 5 p.m.; followed by networking at 5:30 p.m.