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Jun 2 First Friday Bioscience – Improving the Economics of Plasma & Other Lessons I’ve Learned

Jun 2 First Friday Bioscience – Improving the Economics of Plasma & Other Lessons I’ve Learned

Full Title: Improving the Economics of Plasma & Other Lessons I’ve Learned

Speaker: Bill Skillman, CEO, Velico Medical

Host: Gloucester Biotechnology Academy

Online Registration: While walkings are always welcomed, advance registration is appreciated – please note: there is a $5 additional charge for all walkings




100 Cummings Center, Suite 221-E
Beverly MA USA

Date and Time

Begins: 06/02/2017 12:30 PM
Ends: 06/02/2017 02:00 PM

Speaker: Bill Skillman


Bill Skillman, President and CEO, Velico Medical

Velico Medical, Inc. is a private, pre-clinical medical technology company focused on applying proprietary technologies to improve the quality, availability and economics of platelets and plasma (human blood components) for transfusion.

Bill Skillman, President and CEO, joined Velico Medical in 2014. His 27 years of experience in the life sciences sector includes leadership positions with Johnson & Johnson’s Transfusion Medicine business (Ortho Clinical Diagnostic Systems), J&J’s Therakos division, and Genzyme Genetics. The talk will explore lessons learned.



Gloucester Biotechnology Academy

Gloucester Biotechnology Academy offers an intensive, hands-on training program to prepare students for careers as entry-level laboratory technicians. The Academy’s nine-month Biotechnology Certificate Program fosters a deep passion for science and technology by actively engaging students in the essential theory and bench skills required to work in a laboratory environment. Following the 6-month lab immersion program, students work a three-month paid internship with some of the most prestigious organizations in the greater Boston area and North Shore.

Website: www.gmgi.com


Registration, networking and lunch start at 12:30; Program
begins at 1 p.m.

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Pizza, salad, and soft drinks will be served.

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