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The San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization run by local entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and pre-entrepreneurs interested in Life Sciences, Biotech, Pharma, Medical Devices, Tech and Alternative Energy. SDEE was founded to provide a voice and resources for early stage startups, to encourage new entrepreneurs, and sponsor networking and educational services to help develop skills necessary to bring new businesses and funding to the San Diego area. 

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  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 32 rsvps
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    January Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley. Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word!  Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.
    Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 4 rsvps
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    February Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley. Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word!  Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.
    Sunday, March 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM through March 06, 2019
    Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101

    Festival of Biologics

    The inaugural Festival of Biologics USA is landing in San Diego on March 4th -5th 2019 (pre-conference day on March 3rd), and we want to make sure you know everything there is to know about this brand-new event. The Festival of Biologics USA will be combining three high-level commercial events: The Americas Antibody Congress, The Word Immunotherapy Congress, and Clinical Trials USA, under one roof, with 200+ speakers, 600+ attendees and 60+ sponsors and exhibitors. Snapshot of Confirmed Speakers Andrew Korytko, Research Advisor, Group Leader Protein Engineering, Eli Lilly and Company Scott Glaser, Director, Antibody Therapeutics, GNF Sanjaya Singh, VP & Global Head, Janssen BioTherapeutics Partha Chowdhury, Senior Director and Head, Antibody Discovery, Sanofi Patrick Burke, Associate Director, Seattle Genetics Johanna Mercier, President and Head, U.S. Commercial, Bristol-Myers Squibb Jim Caggiano, CEO, Dendreon Karin Jooss, Executive VP of Research, Chief Scientific Officer, Gritstone Oncology Peter Emtage, Global Head of Cell Therapy Research, Kite Fred Ramsdell, SVP, Research, Parker Institute Rob Scott, VP Development and Chief Medical Officer Abbvie Christopher Boone, VP, Head of Real World Data and Analytics Center, Pfizer Jean Claude Zenklusen, Director, The Cancer Genome Atlas, NCI/NIH Brenda Hann, Head of Clinical Trials, Stanford Medicine Andreas Koester, VP Clinical Innovation, Janssen Hubert Chen, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Pfenex Bruce Leicher, Senior VP and General Counsel, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Bryan Kim, Vice President, Business Development, Samsung Bioepis Ian Henshaw, Global Head of Biogen’s Biosimilars Unit, Biogen Bernd Liedert, Senior Clinical Director, TA Biosimilars, Boehringer Ingelheim VIEW THE FULL AGENDA & SPEAKER LINE UP   REGISTER TODAY
    Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    March Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley. Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word!  Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • News From SDEE Members

    Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Regulatory Affairs Director

    Collidion, Inc. and it’s subsidiaries,  Plex Pharmaceuticals & Avenlogics, Inc has an immediate full-time position open for Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Regulatory Affairs Director. Position: Full-time Location: Flexible To apply, visit www.collidion.com/careers   Founded in 2015, Collidion, Inc. is a private healthcare company with two subsidiaries, Avenlogics, Inc. and Plex Pharmaceuticals. Collidion strives to improve the future of global healthcare through the acquisition, licensing, development, and commercialization of drugs and medical devices for various markets.  Collidion invests industry expertise and capital to develop these technologies into recognizable solutions for patients and medical professionals. Collidion values innovation, scientific rigor, collaboration and a passion for change.   Avenlogics, Inc., Collidion’s subsidiary, is focused on the development and commercialization of several anti-infective based products.  The Company’s pipeline of antimicrobial products addresses a growing need for alternative therapies to effectively treat infections caused by antimicrobial resistant pathogens. Collidion’s solutions include several antimicrobial platforms with potential applications in human and animal medicines, wound care, surface disinfection, and improved safety for the food supply chain. The company is located alongside with Collidion, Inc in Petaluma, CA.   Plex Pharmaceuticals is a scientifically-driven company with a vision to improve the lives of patients with complex diseases and conditions. The company is focused on the treatment of diseases generally caused by protein misfolding: ALS, Parkinson’s disease, and cataracts.  The company was founded in 2009.  Plex has a rich pipeline of drug discovery programs and a dedicated scientific team. Plex’s drug discovery lab and operations are located in San Diego, California.   PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATORY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR   Regulatory representation and leadership to cross-functional product development teams, development of regulatory strategies and support for clinical and non-clinical development programs and marketing applications.  Responsible for project timelines and management of 510K, PMA, IND, NDA and global regulatory submissions.  Lead regulatory activities including planning and reviewing of CMC, clinical and nonclinical sections of regulatory submissions.  Plan, direct and prepare regulatory submissions (IND, NDA, IDE, 510(k), PMA) to ensure compliance with FDA and international regulations and guidelines.  Develop and maintain SOPs with an emphasis on drug and device regulations.  Perform research regarding regulatory strategic recommendations, and new and revised governmental regulations.  Conduct successful negotiations and interactions with domestic and foreign regulatory agencies on assigned projects.  Provide regulatory guidance with regard to preparation, review and approval of labeling and promotional materials.  Prepare and assist with applicable regulatory audits.  Statistical techniques.      EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:     Minimum of B.S. in life sciences, engineering, or equivalent required.  Advanced degree preferred.      EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:    Minimum 5-7 years of experience in regulatory affairs for pharmaceutical and medical device biopharmaceutical companies.  Veterinary product experience highly desirable.  Experience with successful FDA and international agency negotiations and audits.  Experience in developing and submitting successful 510(k), PMA, IND/NDA submissions with a thorough understanding of the drug and device development processes, FDA regulations and ICH guidelines.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.      OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:    Detail oriented with well-developed organizational and analytical skills.  Experience with submitting documents in CTD and eCTD format.  Suited to working in a fast-paced, small company environment.     
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    Fully equipped 1000-1500 Sq. Ft. laboratory space available for sub-lease in Sorrento Mesa area

    Plex Pharmaceuticals is interested in sub-leasing 1000-1500 Sq. Ft. of laboratory space on a month-to-month or long-term basis. The sub-lessee will have access to common laboratory equipment, chemical fume hood, tissue culture and other general lab instruments. Lab bench with 3-5 knee holes, dedicated office space, wi-fi, shared conference room, common kitchen and reception area. Interested parties please contact Sridhar Prasad at 858-733-0858 or email: sprasad@plexpharma.com
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  • Meet SDEE Community

    December 2018 Member News

    Member News provides an opportunity for SDEE members to share news and announcements. This month's Member News features: Stephane Richard, CureMatch Mark Fortner, Aspen Biosciences  Claire Weston, Reveal Biosciences  Jiwu Wang, Allele Biotech Yinghong Gao, Viva Biotech Abdulkader Rahmo, SMSBiotec John Burd, Lysulin 
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    SDEE Holiday Party 2018

    SDEE ‘s famous year-end social this year was on December 11th, 2018 at Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, which kindly hosted the party in its new facility. SDEE members and their guests came out in big numbers for this festive occasion to network and have a good time.
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SDEE is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded by local San Diego entrepreneurs
in order to provide a voice for the early stage start-up, to support new entrepreneurs and their companies,
and to sponsor networking and educational events
to help develop the skills necessary to bring funding, business, and jobs to the San Diego area.

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