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New Meetup: Develop Business in China - Personal Experience

From: Cynthia
Sent on: Monday, January 12, 2009 11:34 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Triangle Area Chinese Language Meetup Group!

What: Develop Business in China - Personal Experience

When: January 22,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: On January 22nd, 2009, Dr. Xiaodong Wang, founder, Chairman and CEO of PharmaAdvance, Inc., and BioPharmaAdvance, Inc. will be presenting a seminar to NCCBA members and friends. Dr. Wang will focus on the business opportunities and environment, how to start a business and how to conduct business in China. He will also illustrate the business opportunities as well as issues and concerns people may have when they start or do business in China, using pharmaceutical industry and his personal experiences as examples.

The presentation will benefit not only people who are in the pharmaceutical and medicine field, but also those who are interested in doing or setting up business in China. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions towards the end of the presentation.

Seating is limited. Register now to secure your seat.

Date: Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Time: 6:00-8:30 PM

Location: MCNC, 3021 E Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Directions: Take I-40 to Durham Freeway Route 147

Take the Durham Freeway (Route 147) North, the sign reads "Exit #279B, 147 North, Durham."

Take the next exit (to the right), exit 6, marked "Research Triangle Park, Cornwallis Road."

At the end of the exit, turn right onto Cornwallis Road.

Continue through the first light (at the entrances to Glaxo Wellcome to both the right and left), and continue for about 0.2 miles - the entrance to MCNC is on the right-hand side, few hundred yards after the "CREE" sign at left hand side of the road. At the entrance, there is 3021 and a small triangle with MCNC. (If you get to the next traffic light which is at the intersection of Cornwallis and Alexander, you have just passed MCNC!)

Once you've turned into the MCNC driveway,

* Building #1 Auditorium will be on the left hand side lower white building

Visitors may park in any unreserved spaces available.


Pre-registration (closes at 12:00 PM on the event day or at capacity)
NCCBA Members: Free for NCCBA member
Non-members: $10

Students: $5 (current student ID required)

Members: $5
Students: $10 (current student ID required)
Non-members: $15

Click link


Light snacks and drinks provided.
If you plan to join or renew your membership onsite, we will accept cash or checks.

Speaker Bio

Prior to founding PharmaAdvance and BioPharmaAdvance, Dr. Xiaodong Wang has served in research and management positions at Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and Icagen, where he led drug discovery efforts in the areas of cardiovascular, anti-inflammation, anti-glaucoma, and pain diseases.

In 2006, Dr. Wang went back to China and found PharmaAdvance, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical technology service provider in the areas of synthetic, medicinal, and process chemistry. In 2008, he found BioPharmaAdavnce, Inc., a subsidiary of PharmaAdvance, Inc., providing services in biology and pharmacology. Under his leadership, PharmaAdvance and BioPharmaAdvance are becoming one of the leading integrated pharmaceutical CROs in China. Currently, PharmaAdvance and BioPharmaAdvance have 60 staff and research scientists and 50,000 sq ft state of the art facility, providing preclinical services for over 20 pharma and biopharma companies around world. Dr. Wang is also a co-founder of two other Chinese pharmaceutical technology companies including Wanlian and Changfeng, specializing in pharmaceutical formulation.

Dr. Wang received his Ph. D. in chemistry from Ohio State University in 1994.

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