Biotechnology Conference Announced: Silicon Alley Entrepreneurs Club (SAEC) to Host Biotech and Life Sciences Global Venture Congress(TM) 2005 at Madison Square Garden; Nobel Laureate Dr. Eric Chivian Will Address The Plenary Session

NEW YORK--()--June 29, 2005--Silicon Alley Entrepreneurs Club (SAEC), NY will host its Global Venture Congress(TM) Series on Biotech and Life Sciences at Madison Square Garden, New York ( Aug. 25-26, 2005.

The two-day conference is designed to address the venture capital landscape, identify current trends in innovation, learn key technologies and scientific discoveries, and discover emerging Biotech and Life Sciences companies.

Nobel Laureate Dr. Eric Chivian, Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School will address the plenary session. More than 25 top-tier biotech & life sciences venture capitalists will address various challenges and opportunities in the panel discussions.

"I'm very excited by the support and interest we have received from everyone, and expect this conference to be much bigger than the last one," said Dr.Gyan Parida, Chairman, Global Venture Congress.

Attendees will be venture capitalists, angel investors, corporate investors, strategic investors, institutional investors, investment bankers, commercial bankers, biotech and life sciences company executives, entrepreneurs, analysts, scientists, researchers, academicians, strategic partners, and service providers.

Confirmed speakers of Biotech and Life Science Global Venture Congress(TM) 2005 include senior investment members from A.M. Pappas & Associates, Ascent Biomedical Ventures, Boston Millennia Partners, Care Capital, Easton Capital, EuclidSR Partners, Flagship Ventures, KBL Healthcare Ventures, MPM Capital, SR One, Domain Associate, The Sprout Group, SV Life Sciences Advisers, Seaflower Ventures, EDF Ventures, Catalyst Health and Technology Partners, Arboretum Ventures, and Frazier Healthcare Ventures.

Media Pass

Complimentary advance media registration is available for valid, credentialed news media. Only reporters and editors working full-time for print or broadcast news organizations should contact us.

Apply Now to Present

SAEC is currently accepting applications from biotech and life science companies seeking seed to late-stage funding to present at the conference. Companies interested in presenting can find additional information on the conference website. The application deadline is July 24, 2005. Late applications will be considered if space permits, but presentation slots are limited and applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Therefore, SAEC encourages interested companies to apply as soon as possible.

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Miriam Greenfeld, 732-729-7352


Miriam Greenfeld, 732-729-7352