IBD Innovate: Product Development for Crohn’s & Colitis™


In Person | April 26th, 2023 | Register


Join us on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 for IBD INNOVATE: Product Development for Crohn’s & Colitis! This unique event will showcase innovative product development programs in IBD and offer extensive partnering and networking opportunities.


Metropolitan Pavilion

125 West 18th Street

New York, NY 10011



About the IBD Innovate conference series

Program Overview

What is IBD Innovate?

IBD Innovate is an annual one-day event. The intent of the meeting is to build awareness and connections across the IBD product development ecosystem, with the aim to exchange knowledge and evaluate potential fit for new product development.


The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is committed to accelerating the discovery and development of novel products with the potential to address the unmet needs of patients with IBD. In pursuit of this objective, the Foundation launched IBD Ventures to directly fund product discovery and development.


Building on IBD Ventures, IBD INNOVATE: New Product Development for Crohn’s & Colitis™, showcases innovative product development programs in IBD. This event is an exceptional networking opportunity for all stakeholders dedicated to advancing innovative products to address the critical challenges faced by IBD patients.

Who should attend:

  • Startups and Innovators
  • Academic Researchers
  • Industry
  • Stage Investors

Attendees can expect:

  • Opportunities to connect with potential partners through in-person networking

  • An inspiring in-person experience that highlights new product development for IBD patients

  • Presentations from speakers successful at product development

  • Registration that includes full access to the technical program, 1:1 partner meetings, breakfast, lunch, and reception

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Questions? Contact us

Program-related inquiries:

Nicole Schwerbrock – [email protected]

Sponsorship-related inquiries:
Elise Ambrose – (646) 745-4738 or eambrose@crohnscolitisfoundation.org

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This program is generously supported, in part, by:

Our Silver Sponsors:


Takeda 2023

Our Starter Sponsors:

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