400 Life Science and Health Care Leaders to meet at iC3 BioNorth Life Science Summit
Polsinelli is continuing its support of the life science industry as it sponsors bionorthTX’s second annual iC3 Life Science Summit Wednesday, Oct. 26 at College Park Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The conference will bring life science companies, executives, investors and industry support organizations together and give a platform to leading industry speakers.
“More than 400 industry, government and university leaders will come together to share on the themes of innovation, collaboration, capital formation and commercialization,” said Kevin Sweeney
, who leads Polsinelli’s Life Sciences Practice Group
. “We see first-hand the rapid changes taking place across the entire spectrum of legal needs in life science industries. From mature businesses to entrepreneurs to research organizations and scientists, we cover the entire field, and we look forward to seeing this group come together to talk about the issues they are facing.”
North Texas is home to more than 1,000 life sciences related companies with more than 26,000 employees, focused on therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, clinical research, contract manufacturing and health care IT. Polsinelli takes a leading role on issues affecting the industry, including economic development and legislative initiatives.
“By working closely with industry leaders in research, politics and business, we are able to provide clients with knowledgeable counsel, industry insight and key contacts,” Sweeney said. “Utilizing our national experience and broad contacts in the life sciences industry, we are able to assist our clients by providing advice grounded in real industry experience.”
Polsinelli has related areas of expertise in technology, start up ventures, natural and organic foods and products, food production and distribution, diagnostics, human and animal therapies, and medical devices. Polsinelli has 20 offices coast to coast. Within the first few years of opening its Dallas-Fort Worth office in 2011, the office has grown ten-fold and has become an active member of the North Texas business and civic community.