Illumina Ventures
Event Address

New York Genome Center
101 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10013
United States

Event Date

Illumina Ventures is a life sciences venture capital fund with an emphasis on platform technologies and a partnership with Illumina. The $230M fund invests primarily in Series A tools, diagnostics, and therapeutics companies with a focus on early-stage, disruptive science and platforms. The investment team members have strong scientific and extensive entrepreneurial backgrounds and aim to add value for all of their portfolio companies.

On Thursday April 24th 2018, Noel Lee and Wouter Meuleman, investment team members at Illumina Ventures, will give an overview presentation about the VC firm’s key areas of interest. Following the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to introduce yourself to Wouter and Noel during the networking lunch. And finally, for those companies who apply online and are approved, one-on-one meetings with Illumina Ventures provides an intimate forum to discuss your company. 

Areas of Interest include:

  • Therapeutics companies and discovery platforms (oncology, infectious disease, etc.)
  • Life science platforms
  • Research tools
  • Reproductive Health
  • Agrigenomics
  • Complex Diseases
  • Microbiome
  • Informatics, AI, and Genomics Analysis

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10:30 AM | Registration and Networking
11:00 AM | Presentation and Q&A
11:45 AM | Networking and Lunch 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and be approved. The application period ends on April 3rd, 2018

Presentation & Lunch
$25 | General Public
$35 | General Public Onsite
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on April  24th (or sold out). 

One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies 
Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on April 3rd. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance by April 18. Acceptance of a one-on-one meeting is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.