2023 SAPA 6th Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow

Welcome to the

2023 SAPA Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow

Dear SAPA Members and Friends,

The Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) is a prestigious global organization dedicated to cultivating entrepreneurship, facilitating healthcare investment, and promoting business collaboration in the dynamic pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. Throughout its existence, SAPA has consistently achieved remarkable success by facilitating synergistic alliances between numerous startups and esteemed investment institutions, fostering the formation of hundreds of mutually beneficial partnerships through the SAPA Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow every summer.

The highly anticipated 6th SAPA Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow is poised to deliver an exceptional in-person experience on July 8th, leveraging the power of direct and immersive interactions. This premier event boasts an impressive lineup of esteemed leaders, such as Jeff Bockman, PhD, EVP, Oncology Practice Head, Lumanity BioConsulting, David Ke, Managing Director, Investment Banking at J.P.Morgan, Peter Luo, PhD., the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adagene, and Jasmine Cui, PhD., Chairwoman & CEO, InnoCare Pharma Ltd., who will generously share their invaluable insights on entrepreneurship and investment trends. The program for this year’s event promises an array of captivating activities, ranging from enlightening plenary talks and engaging fireside chats to thought-provoking healthcare innovation roadshow presentations, exclusive one-on-one entrepreneur-investor meetings, invigorating entrepreneurship workshops, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

The selected projects will have the extraordinary opportunity to present their ideas to a broader audience on July 8th. Besides, an online roadshow will be held on June 30th, ensuring all registered projects have the chance to showcase their potential. While the focal point remains the in-person meetings on July 8th, virtual one-on-one sessions will also be available for entrepreneurs and investors on July 6th,7th, 9th, and 10th, ensuring maximum convenience and access.

Furthermore, this year’s entrepreneurship workshop is specifically designed to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit within scientists and equip participants with essential start-up knowledge and personalized advice.

Secure your spot NOW by registering for this exceptional event, and seize the opportunity to harness its full potential.

– Event Information –


  • Investment Forum and Reception: Saturday, July 8, 2023 EST
  • Online Roadshow:Friday, June 30, 2023 EST
  • Online one-on-one sessions:July 6, 7, 9 & 10, 2023 EST

Location: Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Please find the most updated agenda and speaker information in the 2023 SAPA HIFnR Program Brochure!


– General Audience Registration Information –

The forum warmly invites the general audience to register and stay updated on health industry VC trends while expanding their network through the event. To register, please click on the following link:

Register Here 


– Registration fee – 

Early Bird Registration


SAPA Member $60
Non-Member $100
VIP* $698
Regular Registration

(From 12:00 am EST on June 25

to 11:59 pm EST on July 3)

SAPA Member $80
Non-Member $120
VIP* $798
On-site Registration 

(July 8, 2023)

SAPA Member $120
Non-Member $160
VIP* $798
Reception Online Registration $65
On-site Registration $80

*VIP benefits include free reception and prioritized one-on-one sessions.

– Partial Confirmed Speakers and Panelists –
– Investment Forum Program –


– Project & Investor Registration Information –  

The deadline for both projects and investors is extended to June 15th, 2023

– Project Applications (Closed) –

Objective – The forum aims to offer entrepreneur presenters & speakers broader exposure, investor access and networking opportunities

Registration Package – All registered projects enjoy complimentary applications and a package of complimentary benefits, including:

  1. A 5-7 min Presentation to Investors (July 30 online, July 8 onsite)
  2. Entrepreneurship Workshop (July 8 onsite)
  3. Access to the Investment Forum (July 8 onsite)
  4. Private One-on-One Meetings with Investors (July 6,7,9,10 online, July 8 on site)

Project Inclusion Criteria – Companies in life sciences, including but not limited to: life sciences, biopharma, medtech, healthcare technology,  and digital health. Once your project is selected, we will contact you for more details.

Apply Now!

Each application will be thoroughly reviewed by the event investor committee members. Selected projects will be invited to pitch with investors and have the chance to present at the 2023 SAPA Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow. Enter your application here: 

US link 

China link

– Investor Partners (Closed) –

Objective – SAPA aims to help investors find new opportunities in healthcare innovation through exposure to innovative life science companies from various stages of development and fields, multiple roadshows, and networking with industry professionals. Investor partners get complimentary admissions to Forum and Roadshow, and access to One-on-One In-depth partnership meetings

Participate Now: Please register via the link HERE

Partial Investors at 2023 SAPA Healthcare Investment Forum & Roadshow
2023 SAPA HIFnR Virtual Roadshow Investor(1)

Call for Sponsors

Please contact the SAPA Fundraising Team at fundraising@sapaweb.org for more details.

– Highlighted Pitching Companies from 2020-2022 –

First place Second place Third place Audience’s favorite
2022 Part I Yiviva BoomRay Pharmaceuticals MERIT CRO Yiviva
2022 Part II AnHeart Therapeutics OnQuality Pharmaceuticals Microvascular Therapeutics SafeRx Pharmaceuticals
2021 Yiviva Zylö Therapeutics Alephoson Biopharmaceuticals Yiviva
2020 AnHeart Therapeutics Versapeutics Akeagen / Zennea Technologies Molecular Theranostics