Join Life Science Washington Institute, Life Science Washington and Baxter for the 2019 Venture Investment Partnering (VIP) Forum.


Please visit this link to RSVP for the Plenary Session and Networking Reception 

If you are interested in applying for a one-on-one meeting, please complete the application at the bottom of this page.

Venture Investment & Partnering (VIP) Forums bring investors and strategic partners to Seattle for a showcase of the most promising life science companies and research opportunities in Washington.

Why Washington?

Washington State has a robust life science ecosystem beginning with world-class research and a strong track record of successful commercialization. Life Science transactions total over $11.5B in 2018

VIP Forum Benefits

VIP partners receive

  • Fully coordinated visit to Seattle
  • Pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with WA’s most innovative startups and researchers based on the VIP partner’s priority interests
  • 2-hour informational plenary session with networking reception
  • Opportunity to discuss investment and partnering strategies over optional dinner with investors and other WA life science industry leaders

If you are interested in partnering with Life Science Washington Institute and Life Science Washington for a VIP Forum contact Ingrid Ruf, PhD at

Applications for 2019 VIP Forum with Baxter will open beginning June 5, 2019.