MARCH 21, 2023 - VIRTUAL

Supporting Sponsors

Healthmark Industries develops innovative solutions to aid healthcare facilities in their delivery of surgical instruments and other life saving medical devices to patients. These solutions include: Products for the effective cleaning, validation and verification of the cleaning process; Packaging and other accessories for the proper sterilization, storage and delivery of surgical instruments; Tools to identify and secure emergency and other lifesaving supplies and equipment.

Michigan HR Group offers Human Resources consulting and outsourcing to small and mid-sized organizations. The company functions as your fractional HR manager or project consultant. Solutions range from employee relations support to job candidate reviews to compensation analysis to HR process administration to legal compliance/risk management. Learn more:

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Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing (GRAM) is a prominent contract development and manufacturing organization for sterile injectable products delivering customized fill and finish solutions for clinical and commercial projects.

Quality Assurance as-a-Service Michigan, provides regulatory auditing and process improvement services. QAaaS-MI LLC combines Information Technology and Regulatory Compliance experience to provide solutions for companies in the ever changing IT landscape. Today towards Tomorrow, with Compliance and IT as your working partners for your regulated processes and goals!

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Actalent is an engineering and sciences services and talent solutions company.

Actalent is the key to getting life-improving, life-changing, therapeutics and products into the hands of those who need them. We have an incredible network of talent to draw upon, all with the passion and expertise to get life-changing, lifesaving, work done. With decades of experience in the life sciences space and full-scale, customizable services to offer, Actalent is positioned to help find the best remedy for our client’s challenges. Learn more:

Alma College offers a personalized education that allows you to create new knowledge through academic research, expand your horizons with global study initiatives, supplement your academic studies with relevant experiential learning opportunities and indulge your artistic and athletic yearnings while completing your degree on time. Learn more:

BioMEMS has developed a handheld, portable in-vitro diagnostic device that provides results in under 3 minutes. The platform allows for non-invasive sampling using urine, blood, saliva, mucus and other complex bio fluids to measure biomarker levels.  It has been designed to eliminate the  human error factors and interaction with potentially hazardous biofluid. Learn more:

Helping Make Research Possible. We are helping make research possible by supplying scientists worldwide with the assay kits, antibodies, proteins, and biochemicals to advance their research. We know the scientific community needs more than our products, so our 100 in-house scientists, the same who design and develop our products, connect with researchers to answer questions, provide resources, and offer contract research services. We offer tools for diverse research areas, including cancer, inflammation, nitric oxide, neuroscience, epigenetics, diabetes, apoptosis, oxidative injury, endocrinology, atherosclerosis, and many more. Learn more:

CMU is a public research university in Michigan that offers degree programs in Mount Pleasant, online and locations across North America. Est. 1892.Learn more:

Corium is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company that is leading the development and commercialization of central nervous system (CNS) healthcare therapies that provide clinicians with important treatment options for patients, their families, and their caregivers. Learn more:

Daicel Arbor Biosciences is a development and manufacturing company founded by scientists to serve our peers in molecular biology applications. They are a passionate organization of scientists determined to deliver cost-effective, user-friendly products to researchers of genetics and synthetic biology. Learn more:

Welcome to DeWitt Public Schools! DeWitt Public Schools is a district of approximately 3200 students just north of Lansing, Michigan's capital. Our six buildings serve students from preschool to twelfth grade. Learn more:

E4 Bioscience helps cannabis investors and laboratory teams fund, design, build, equip, license, operate, and market compliant cannabis laboratories. Learn more:

EMMA International is a leading FDA compliance consulting firm. We provide cost-effective solutions for FDA regulatory affairs, compliance services, quality systems, remediation, regulatory filings and submissions. Our expertise includes medical devices, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Learn more:

Emergent develops, manufactures, and delivers protections against public health threats through a pipeline of innovative vaccines and therapeutics worldwide. Learn more:

Futurelab and Futurelab+ are part of Genentech’s enterprise-wide Kindergarten to Careers commitment to build pathways into Genentech and the broader healthcare industry for the next generation of diverse talent in science and medicine. Through Kindergarten to Careers, we are supporting students along all stages of the STEM education continuum, from their earliest school years through post-secondary education and early-in-career opportunities. Learn more:

Genemarkers, headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, has been providing genetic research support for some of the world's leading pharmaceutical and personal care companies in the pursuit of safe and effective medicines and cosmetics since 2008. Genemarkers operates from its 7,500-square-foot high-complexity molecular laboratory that is both CLIA-certified and accredited by the College of American Pathologists. Offering clinical pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing since 2014, Genemarkers operates under the core principles of quality, integrity, and compassion and remains committed to both scientific excellence and compassionate care to help clinicians determine the best treatment plans for their patients. Learn more:

Grand Valley State University is a public university in Allendale, Michigan. It was established in 1960 as Grand Valley State College. Learn more:

IndividuALLytics’ patent pending IAQplusTM analytics engine, curated partnerships with digital health and therapeutics technologies for ongoing data collection and personalized precision medicine dashboards help patients achieve individualized micro-treatments that improve health and quality of life outcomes faster and with increased accuracy over current standard medical care. Learn more:

An employment destination for scientific and clinical talent. As a candidate within your own professional scientific or clinical career path today—to stay ahead of the latest innovation, technology, or regulations driving your science industry specialization—you need an expert that can, and will, truly advocate your talent. Learn More:

We're about Theory and Practice – taking abstract ideas into the real world to solve tomorrow’s problems. Our reputation comes as much from what we’re doing now as it does from our storied past. Lawrence Technological University was born in 1932 during the middle of an innovation explosion that would change the world. None other than Henry and Edsel Ford helped launch the revolutionary experiment that would become LTU, providing guidance and space in their sprawling former Model T assembly plant for the fledgling school.

Headquartered in beautiful Western Michigan, Medbio is a certified ISO 13485:2016 contract manufacturer. Company headquarters includes two facilities totaling 90,000 square feet with cross-functional facilities containing Engineering, Quality, and Manufacturing departments, along with all our business support departments. Learn more:

For over 25 years MichBio has been driving bio-industry growth in Michigan by providing access to resources and information critical to success, advocating for policy decisions that support the long-term viability of the life sciences, and connecting the people, companies, and ideas necessary to create the next generation of bio-innovation. Contact MichBio:

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state. Learn more:

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 165 years. A top global university, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery to make a better world while providing students with life-changing opportunities. Learn more:

Michigan Technological University is a flagship public research university founded in 1885. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior. Learn more:

Michigan Virtual™, formerly known as Michigan Virtual University® & Michigan Virtual School®, has been working hard to provide a path to the future for students and educators since 1998. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on education, we believe that brilliance resides in all of us, ready to change the world with next big idea. We’re dedicated to helping each student shine their brightest by enhancing their opportunities to learn and working to strengthen the teachers that will show them the way. Here we strive to place each student’s potential within reach. By discovering new ways to grow, we’re taking K-12 education to the next level and working to leverage face-to-face, blended and online learning innovations that facilitate the advancement of education. Learn more:

With deep expertise and end-to-end capabilities, net.America develops cost-efficient IT solutions that combine cost saving strategies with emerging technologies. We integrate business best practices gained from our commercial, federal civilian, state, and local government experience. Our adherence to core values and our long-term contracts enables us to deliver the right solutions to our customers and long-term employment and career opportunities to our employees. Learn more:


Test yourself at Oakland Community College, one of Michigan's largest multi-campus community colleges and a top transfer institution in Michigan. Dream bigger. Achieve more. Earn an in-demand certificate, degree or transfer credits at OCC. Learn more:

Pace® delivers the highest standard of testing and scientific services in the market. We offer the most advanced solutions in the industry, backed by truly transparent data, a highly trained team, and the service and support that comes from four decades of experience. Learn more:

Since the early 1990's, Personnel Management Solutions, Inc.'s recruiting specialists have been a valuable resource to many different companies in various industries throughout the Midwest and Florida.  Although, much of our expertise is within law firms and the law departments of major corporations, as well as having a strong presence within the medical field, we have also served accounting and architectural firms, automotive and manufacturing companies, non-profit organizations, property management and many other industries.

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Choose Rochester University, and you’ll choose to learn, lead and succeed by expanding your knowledge and your faith. Then, you’ll put those qualities to work by building a better career, a better family, a better life, and a better world. Learn more:


Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded in 1919 and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. The University is headquartered in Adrian, Mich., with degree completion centers in Dearborn, Benton Harbor, Monroe, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Jackson and Online. Learn more:

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at and Learn more:

At Terumo Cardiovascular, we develop, manufacture and distribute medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and vascular grafting. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical stabilization products. Learn more:


Serving West Michigan since 1985, The Right Place, Inc. is a regional economic development organization funded through investments from the private and public sectors. The Right Place drives regional economic development initiatives to stimulate economic growth, wealth creation, and operational excellence by focusing on productivity, innovation, and the retention, expansion, and creation of quality employment and companies in the Greater Grand Rapids region. Contact:

University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A Detroit Mercy education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students. Learn more:

A top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more.

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At Wayne State University, passion meets purpose. With endless opportunities to conduct research, accelerate health care and social justice work in our community, and contribute to the city’s culture and growth, Detroit is a place like no other. Our campus is buzzing with energy, offering the ultimate destination for you to grow while connecting with others and experiencing new things. Learn more:

As the world’s leading animal health company, Zoetis is driven by a singular purpose: to nurture our world and humankind by advancing care for animals. After innovating ways to predict, prevent, detect, and treat animal illness for more than 70 years, Zoetis continues to stand by those raising and caring for animals worldwide – from veterinarians and pet owners to livestock farmers and ranchers. The company’s portfolio of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and technologies make a difference in over 100 countries. Learn more: