Animal Health Partnering Forum

Online Registration is Open

August 27-28
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
Kansas City, Missouri
Hosted by Kansas State University (KSU) and Auburn University (AU)

The AUTM Animal Health Partnering Forum is a unique opportunity to network with industry partners and take an in-depth look at animal health. Among the highlights are presentations from our industry partners focusing on technological areas of interest and how to best work with their companies; short panel sessions dealing with technology transfer topics relevant to animal health, including therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics and plenty of opportunities for one-on-one partnering.  
  • Kick-off the meeting over cocktails and networking at the Welcome Reception
  • Get smarter as industry experts share insights of the animal health industry and venture capital opportunities 
  • Gain knowledge about navigating challenges and roadblocks in the animal health space
  • Cap off the meeting at a Kansas City Royals baseball game (Limited tickets available, reserve soon!)
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Universities Attending
  • Auburn University
  • Colorado State University
  • CSU Ventures Inc.
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Louisiana State University A&M College
  • Michigan State University
  • North Carolina State University 
      College of Veterinary Medicine
  • NUtech Ventures
  • Ohio State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Arkansas-Division      of Agriculture
  • University of California Davis
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Maryland
  • Wisconsin Alumni Research            Foundation
  • WSU Office of Intellectual 
Industry Partners Attending
  • Bayer Animal Health
  • Biomin America, Inc.
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica
  • Ceva Animal Health
  • Dechra Development
  • Elanco
  • Huvepharma
  • Merck Animal Health
  • TechAccel
  • ThermoFisher
  • Zoetis
  • Zomedica
Others Attending
  • Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
  • Global Alliance for Livestock 
      Veterinary Medicine
  • McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC
  • Mountain Group Partners
  • National Pork Board
  • University Industry 
      Demonstration Partnership

View the more than 30 technologies being showcased at this event. 
View the Technologies

AUTM Innovation Marketplace
(formerly GTP)
The AUTM Innovation Marketplace (AIM) showcases university technologies available for licensing. With more than 19,000 available technologies in the database, AIM has more innovations listed than any portal of its kind. Learn more

Network Like a Pro
The Animal Health Partnering Forum features AUTM Connect, our partnering and networking app that enables users to create detailed organizational and personal profiles, search for other attendees, send and receive messages, and easily search for licensing and collaboration opportunities. Watch your inbox for notice of when the app is ready for download.

KC Animal Health Corridor
Make the most of your visit to Kansas City. The KC Animal Health Corridor hosts exceptional industry events during Global Animal Health Week each year (separate registration required). Learn more.

Sponsorship Opportunities
A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available for the Animal Health Partnering Forum. For details, email Madh Carson, AUTM Sponsorship and Exhibits Manager, or call +1-847-686-2362.

Questions? Email Lisa Aguado, Professional Development Coordinator, or call +1-847-686-2314. For registration information email Customer Service, or call +1-847-686-2244.

Gold Sponsors

McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC
TechAccel LLC
Boehringer Ingelheim

Silver Sponsors

CSU Ventures
National Pork Board
Merck Animal Health

Bronze Sponsors

Auburn University
Kansas State University