High-Tech CEL

For owners, founders and other key team members of early-stage or established companies venturing into the high-tech and life sciences territory for the first time.

High-Tech CEL offers the opportunity to learn from established entrepreneurs, business experts and industry insiders, such as angel investors and venture capitalists. Partnering with UB’s NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences to offer entrepreneurial and industry-specific guest speakers, workshops and classes. 

This program provides support and guidance to key team members of early-stage and established companies pursuing the high-tech and life sciences commercialization pathway. It offers interactive educational sessions, mentoring and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs and people important to long-term success, such as investors.

Who Should Apply

  • Life sciences and high-tech entrepreneurs
  • Owners, founders or other key team members at an early-stage life sciences or high-tech venture
  • Key team members from established companies who are considering developing a life sciences or high-tech product, service or technology
  • Scientists who have made a discovery and are considering the entrepreneurial route

Application Process

To apply, complete the registration form [PDF] and fax it to 716-845-6999 or send it to mgt-cel@buffalo.edu.

Learn More

Read the detailed program flyer [PDF]. For more information and fees, contact the CEL at mgt-cel@buffalo.edu or 716-885-5715.