2014 Get to Know Your Neighbors Event

The SDEE April 17, 2014 event “Get to Know Your Neighbors” provided a unique opportunity for San Diego entrepreneurs to showcase their companies and network with fellow entrepreneurs. This event was sponsored by SDEE and organized at the Janssen Research and Development Center in San Diego, CA. The program included an Open Exhibition and Networking session and a presentation on the “Origins and History of Biotech in San Diego” by Dr. Ivor Royston.

Dr. Royston is a serial entrepreneur, instrumental in founding and growing the San Diego biotechnology community since 1978. He co-founded Hybritech, Inc., San Diego’s first biotechnology company, IDEC Corp (Biogen Idec) and has founded or helped finance many other companies in our community. Dr. Royston is also a member of the San Diego Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Get To Know Your Neighbors

The event provided a structured networking environment to help connect collaborators, vendors, customers, advisers, investors, researchers and job seekers. Exhibitors represented an array of products and services including imaging; drug discovery; software; reagents and instrumentation; consumables; consulting; CROs; recruiting and employee benefits. With 40 exhibitors and 200 attendees, “Get to Know Your Neighbors” provided a truly interactive networking opportunity for people representing all aspects of our biotechnology community.

Attend SDEE Events Donate | Sponsor SDEE Become a Member

Connect with SDEE

Sign Up for SDEE Newsletter


Morrison Foerster Alexandria


Takeda San Diego BDO logo


Barney and Barney Longfellow Pineapple.gif

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.

© 2015 San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange. All Rights Reserved