The 3rd KSEA STEP-UP
Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Partners’ Upscale Program

Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT) and Healthcare in the digital era


Date: May 23~26, 2022 (US Eastern time)
Place: Courtyard by Marriott Edgewater NYC Area @ 3 Pembroke Pl, Edgewater, NJ 07020
Format: Hybrid (online conference with group on site)

Hosted by KSEA
Sponsored by 
KOFST, SK Holdings, KUSCO, PRIMER SAZZE, B.J. Kang Law. pc, Morgan Lewis
Supported by 
KITEE, KAPAL, KOCSEA T, SK Holdings, KUSCO

The Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) will host the 3rd Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Partners’ Upscale Program (STEP-UP) in New York (and ONLINE as a hybrid event) for 4 days from May 23th, 2022. Its mission is to promote and enrich the KSEA members’ entrepreneurship as well as to discuss the success of innovative companies, particularly in the domains of cell & gene therapy (CGT) and healthcare in the digital era. The main objectives of the event are following:

  • Increase the likelihood of KSEA members’ innovative businesses succeeding by providing them with the knowledge and expertise they need to launch new around on their original ideas and technologies in the domains of bio/healthcare.
  • Create a platform for small and medium-sized venture companies to share strategies and ideas for accelerating growth while reducing risk.
  • Encourage collaborations among KSEA scholars, scientists, developers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, marketers, and other experts in the fields of bio/healthcare to create a new ecosystem of Korean-American companies.
  • Provide entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized businesses from Korea in the fields of bio/healthcare with the opportunity to form partnerships with US partners from various experts including but not limited to academics, scientists, engineers, developers, professional managers, financiers, lawyers, and marketers.