August 29, 2018
Purdue Research Park, West Lafayette, IN

2018 BPCR Conference

Biotech, Pharma, Cancer, and Research Conference
Sponsored by Akina, Inc.

The BPCR conference (August 29, 2018 9AM - 4PM) is a free, 1-day scientific networking conference hosted by Akina, Inc. which focuses on research companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical, and broader life-science fields. The conference is located at the Kurz Purdue Technology Center (KPTC), right in the heart of the Purdue Research Park, and is open to the public. This networking and scientific event allows for Purdue Research Park companies and start-ups to meet with potential customers, investors, and collaborators, as well as, to get to know one another.

Booth space in the exhibit hall is available and Soap-Box presentations slots are currently open. 8'x8' exhibit booths each include a 6' table and two chairs setup in the exhibit hall located in the conference rooms at KPTC. Soap-Box sessions consist of 30 minute slide presentations about your company and research. Presentations will be given in Conference Room A. Audio-visual support will be provided. Booth space and Soap-Box sessions are free of charge and an excellent way to gain extra exposure and promotion for your company and research. Space for each of these is limited, as there are a total of 23 exhibit booths and 12 speaker slots. Apply for booth space and register to attend here. Note that the Soap-Box speaker slots have been filled.

Akina, Inc.
3495 Kent Avenue 
West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 464-0390


John Garner

John Garner Akina, Inc

Akina, Inc. Research Products, Analysis, and Services


Anton Iliuk, Ph.D.Tymora Analytical Operations

The potential of biopsy-free cancer diagnosis


Rob HillHatch 51

Designing and Developing products to make a difference in people's lives


Kelvin T. Okamoto, Ph.D Gen3Bio, Inc.

Economical Algal Components for Pharmaceutical/Nutritional Use


Cedric D'Hue D'Hue Law, LLC

Patent law for cancer research


Kyle Lutes DelMar Software

Custom Software - From Idea to Application


Laura DowneyConcordance Health Solutions

Smart Med Reminder System for Improved Medication Adherence


Pete Kissinger BASi

Helping advance pharmaceutical research for 44 years with trusted measurements from mice to the clinic


Ardian Wibowo Helix BioStructures

Helix BioStructures, A Structural Services Company Built to Atomic Resolution


Joanne ZhangPhytoption

Enabling and Solubility - Enhancing Drug Excipients


William OomsBusiness System Solutions

Is your IP endangering your IP?


Doors Open/Setup

RegistrationPastries/beverages Provided

Booth Expo

Company displaysand promotional materials

Opening Remarks

John GarnerAkina, Inc.

Soapbox Presentations

Triclinic Labs9:00-9:30





D'Hue Law, LLC11:30-12:00

Lunch Break & Networking

Lunch providedfor registered attendees

Soapbox Presentations

Concordance Health Solutions12:30-1:00


DelMar Software1:30-2:00

Helix BioStructures2:00-2:30


Business System Solutions3:00-3:30

Akina, Inc.3:30-4:00

Open Networking


Registering early helps us plan a better conference for all.


  • Register to attend before
    August 22, 2018
    to receive free lunch.


  • Apply for one of the
    Soap-Box presentation
    time slots.
Applications Closed


  • Request one of the
    8x8 booth spaces,
    limited number available.
Request Booth


Constructed in 2009, the 105,000-square-foot Kurz Purdue Technology Center is Purdue Research Park's flagship incubator and home to the Purdue Research Foundation main office. The building features five conference rooms, including a 150-person capacity, multi-media conference room with a full complement of professional presentation equipment; an electronic pass card security system; a kitchenette; and a dock equipped with a scissors lift.

Kurz Purdue Technology Center
1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. 
West Lafayette, IN 47906



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