Learn all about how to be part of the Healthcare upstream research & development supply chain. Register now for the 2021 Healthcare Industry Spotlight Series.

The WBENC Healthcare Advisory Board, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck & Co. and Pfizer Inc., is looking for WBENC-Certified WBE suppliers that can address needs in the upstream Research & Development supply chain. Join the Healthcare Industry Spotlight Series in 2021 for two educational sessions for WBEs and a WBE showcase tengage corporate buyers and prime suppliers to fill gaps in the supply chain with women-owned businesses for both Tier I and Tier II opportunities.

Register now for the Healthcare Industry Spotlight Series to take advantage of both the education and the opportunities that will create a win-win for both corporations and WBEs who have products or services for Healthcare Research & Development. 

  • Session #1 | Understanding the Upstream R&D Supply Chain for Healthcare
    During the first educational webinar, gain insight into the upstream portion of the Research & Development supply chain. Join this webinar to learn the various components of the supply chain and the processes for managing relationships with suppliersunderstand critical areas, and identify diverse supplier gaps.This session will be held May 18 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT.  

Register for Session 1

  • Session #2 | Successful Contracting with Healthcare
    The second educational webinar, will focus on how to successfully contract with Healthcare companies in Research & Development. Join the webinar to gain an understandinof the specific requirements and certifications needed.
    This session will be held August 17 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT. 

Register for Session 2

  • The Healthcare Industry WBE Showcase is an invitationonly session that will allow selected WBE companies to present directly to corporate buyers and prime suppliers from the WBENC Healthcare Advisory Board. The five companies that make up the Healthcare Advisory Board (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck & Co., and Pfizer Inc) will select the WBEs that they feel can fill a sourcing need to be part of the WBE Showcase. To be eligible to participate in the WBE showcase, you must attend one or both educational sessions. 

    The Showcase will be held on October 12 & 1from 1 – 4 pm EDT.  
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About the WBENC Healthcare Advisory Board

The WBENC Healthcare Advisory Board is comprised of five companies:  BristolMyers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck & Co., and Pfizer Inc. The board focuses on supplier diversity and inclusion of women’s business enterprises (WBEs) in the Healthcare Industry supply chain

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