3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, California 94304

Start: 05/20/2010 -6.00 PM
End: 05/20/2010 – 8.30 PM

Contact: Laura Weigant
Email: [email protected]

Location: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304

URL:- www.svase.org/events/bigs-life-science-gold-rush-%E2%80%93-healthcare-reform-bill-has-1b-grants-tax-credits-available

Life Science Gold Rush – The Healthcare Reform Bill has $1B in Grants & Tax Credits Available

The recent healthcare reform law includes $1B in cash grants and tax credits that can be awarded to qualifying emerging life science companies. There is a new program available to companies with no more that 250 employees performing qualified research and development during 2009 and 2010 can receive tax credits or actual cash grants.

Is that your company? If so, the gold rush is on. With only $1B in combined cash and tax credits, the competition will be intense. The Treasury Department will publish guidelines for the application process by May 21. Eligible projects referred as "qualifying therapeutic discovery projects" should include a host of clinical activities, diagnostic projects or therapeutic products, process, or technology.

Come and find out if there is money here for your company and how to get it. An expert panel will look at the questions around this windfall of available money. If the guidelines have been issued we will dissect them, and if they are still pending, we’ll discuss what to expect and how to respond.

•What companies qualify for the program?
•What are the requirements?
•What is the application process?
•How will the applications be evaluated?
•When and how are the funds released?
•What are the legal parameters?
•What are the resources for assistance with the grant application?

The Panel:

Moderator: TBD

When: Thursday, May 20
6:00 – 7:00 pm Networking and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 - 8:15 pm Panel discussion and Q&A
8:15 - 8:30 pm Additional networking

Location: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Pre-Registered Rates (All Rates Include Hors D’oeuvres):
Members - $20; Affiliates who advertise this event - $29; General Public - $49

Pre-registration closes at 9 PM the night before the event.
Walk-In Rates: Add $10.00 to the listed price

To reserve an Exhibit Table, please contact [email protected], $149 Members, $250 Non-members (Includes exhibit table, 2 tickets to the event).

Seating is limited, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment on the day.

This event is co-sponsored by:
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, www.cooley.com

Official Website: http://www.svase.org/events/bigs-life-science-gold-rush-%E2%80%93-healthcare-reform-bill-has-1b-grants-tax-credits-available

Added by svaseinfo on April 21, 2010

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