1:1 Meeting Opportunities

Register today for Biocom’s DeviceFest & Digital Health Conference and apply for the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Illumina and/or Mr. Bakul Patel, FDA.

*Please note that you must be registered for Biocom’s DeviceFest & Digital Health Conference to be able to participate in a potential 1:1 meeting. Selected companies will be notified directly. 1:1 meetings are not guaranteed and are at the discretion of Biocom, Illumina and Mr. Patel.

Illumina 1:1 Meeting Opportunity

A global genomics leader, Illumina provides complete next-generation sequencing workflow solutions to the basic and translational research communities. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data. 

Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in the fields of oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, and forensic science.

Illumina is seeking to meet with research institutions, companies, and entrepreneurs at all stages to explore strategic partnerships, investments, and partnering opportunities.  

Illumina’s Areas of Focus: 

• Technologies related to genomics and their applications in agriculture, biotech, and health care.

• Applications of genomics including therapeutics, agriculture technologies, oncology, reproductive health, synthetic biology, direct to consumer, and diagnostics.

• Bioinformatics and data analytics approaches.

How to Apply: 

To apply for a 1:1 Meeting with Illumina at Biocom’s DeviceFest & Digital Health Conference, please send over a non-confidential deck or executive summary highlighting the program(s) you wish to discuss to Oscar Rodarte at orodarte@biocom.org for review as soon as possible. 


1:1 Meeting Opportunity with Mr. Patel

Bakul Patel is Associate Director for Digital Health, at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mr. Patel leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center in areas related to emerging and converging areas of medical devices, wireless and information technology.

Mr. Patel is interested in meeting with companies who would like to provide feedback and share their challenges with him. He is interested in learning from attendees and hearing what they want clarity on.

*If you would like to schedule a 30 minute meeting with Mr. Patel, please contact Ashleigh Farver at afarver@biocom.org.