BATON Referral Network

The BATON Referral Network is a community of life science professionals committed to the growth of North Carolina-based companies.

These service providers and CEO candidates represent a vast array of business and technical expertise, and were prequalified by NCBiotech. Service providers pledge to contribute services or provide preferential pricing for referrals coming through the BATON network database.

There is no cost to qualified Service Providers to participate in the BATON program.  However, participating Service Providers are expected to offer some or all of their services for referrals coming through the BATON network database under one or more of the following terms: pro bono, discounted, at cost, deferred, fixed cost, service for equity.

Search our BATON database below.

Director of Medical Diagnsotics and Devices
Latham Biopharm Group
I have experienced in medical device and in vitro diagnostics product development, commercialization and regulations and expertise in helping identify, apply for and manage non-diluted funding opportunities.
Sales & Marketing, Technology & Product Development, Reimbursement, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, Grants & Technical Writing, Government Relations & Policy, Education & Training, Contract Research (CRO), Business Mentoring, Business Development, - CEO Candidate -, Compliance, Clinical Development, Quality Assurance & Control, Medical Writing
President and Managing Director
Human Resources
Director, Global Markets Team, Diagnostics
International healthcare
Technology & Product Development, - CEO Candidate -, Government Relations & Policy, Laboratory Space
Senior Manager
Impact Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
IMPACT is a CRO located in Research Triangle Park that specializes in medical writing and quality control, drug development consulting, regulatory affairs, regulatory operations, project/program management, and early-phase clinical trial management.
Clinical Development, Contract Research (CRO), Medical Writing, Preclinical Development, Quality Assurance & Control, Regulatory Affairs
Outsourced Vice President, Sales
Sales Xceleration Inc.
Waypoint grows funded startups and $3M-25M clients with sales issues by building the sales plan, instilling the sales infrastructure (e.g., comp plan, CRM, sales process) and right-hiring resources executed as a fractional VP of Sales 1 day per week.
- CEO Candidate -, Business Development, Business Mentoring, Information Technology, Business Plan Writing, Manufacturing, Market Research, Sales & Marketing
Ambrose Strategy
Government and military relations; strategic planning and project management; Former Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, State of North Carolina
Government Relations & Policy, Business Development, Business Plan Writing
Alliance Dynamics LLC
15+ years of Global Alliance management experience in Medical Device and Healthcare IT, including Program Management for Alliance related programs. Recently founded Alliance Dynamics, LLC to help companies realize value from their alliances.
Business Development, Technology & Product Development
Powered Research LLC
Powered Research is a preclinical CRO focused on efficacy, tox, and PK studies. Our specialty is fast turnaround non-GLP studies to accelerate discovery and research pipelines.
Contract Research (CRO), Preclinical Development
Carolina Piedmont Capital Inc.
Stuart Anderson founded Carolina Piedmont Capital, Inc. in 2008, driving commercial finance innovations that forever transformed how people view and think of equipment lease and commercial finance options.
Managing Partner
Ballentine LifeScience Partners LLC
Commercial, market & opportunity assessment and strategy development for pharma/biotech clients; Primary & secondary market research; Early stage valuation
Market Research, Business Development, Sales & Marketing
Barnes Law Firm PLLC
A boutique law firm focused on start-up & early-stage NC businesses. Houston Barnes combines real world executive experience with a life science start-up and serving as counsel for many entrepreneurial businesses in the greater RTP area.
Corporate Legal, Government Relations & Policy
Insight Accounting Inc.
Accounting services
On-Demand IT Services
At On-Demand IT Services we know fast growing companies spend a lot of time trying to hire quality IT talent, but based on competition and budget, they have a hard time filling those roles. That's why we created an On-Demand IT Services model that w
Business Development, Data Management, Information Technology, Technology & Product Development, Website Development
Fluency Corp
Language training team throughout the US, improving communications through improved speaking and writing skills in any language for global companies and individuals working with an international work force. Lessons available in person or via Skype.
Education & Training, Foreign Language Services
Counsel and Chair of the Life Sciences Practice
Potomac Law Group PLLC
I have handled hundreds of transactions for life sciences companies, including licenses and technology transfer, collaborations and joint development and clinical trials. I have also founded and sold a biotechnology business.
Bioinformatics, Clinical Development, Corporate Legal, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Information Technology
Senior Cell Processing Scientist
Terumo BCT Inc.
Gene and Cell Therapy, Medical Devices, R&D Director; Ex-Corning, Dyax; Product development, R&D, commercialization, cGMP manufacturing
Grants & Technical Writing, Technology & Product Development, Manufacturing
Medical device executive. Currently CEO of Infusion Pump/Set company. Recently President & General Manager of Specialty Division for Teleflex. Strengths are strategy, talent ID, team building and growing businesses at accelerated rates.
Business Mentoring, Board Development, Sales & Marketing, - CEO Candidate -
Managing Partner
Corralling Chaos LLC
Corralling Chaos is a future-oriented management consulting firm. We help our clients retain & entice great people, and grow healthy communities. We equip teams with learning agility and practical skills to create higher engagement and productivity.
- CEO Candidate -, Business Development, Business Mentoring, Contract Research (CRO), Education & Training, Human Resources, Operations, Preclinical Development, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Product Development, Bioinformatics
Owner, Consultant
AB Pretium Services
Strategy | Project Management | Leadership | Systems | Simulators
- CEO Candidate -, Administrative Support, Business Development, Compliance, Data Management, Education & Training, Engineering/Instrumentation, Information Technology, Market Research, Operations, Quality Assurance & Control, Regulatory Affairs, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Product Development, Website Development
Over 18 years of experience managing all phases of clinical development in multiple therapeutic areas including neurology, cardiology, oncology, ophthalmology, autoimmune and infectious diseases.
- CEO Candidate -, Chemistry, Clinical Development, Compliance, Contract Research (CRO), Data Management, Education & Training, Medical Writing, Operations, Quality Assurance & Control, Regulatory Affairs
Principal Engineer
Resolved Analytics
The commodification of computing power is enabling algorithmically driven product optimization using high-fidelity, multi-physics simulations We make that vision and others a reality for our customers.
Engineering/Instrumentation, Technology & Product Development
Director of Entrepreneurship
Council for Entrepreneurial Development
Visionary leader adept at driving growth through strategic planning, business development, product differentiation and marketing.
Business Mentoring, - CEO Candidate -, Business Development, Information Technology, Market Research, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Product Development
Director of Business Development
Sinclair Research Center
Sinclair is a preclinical CRO, we have animal efficacy models & IND enabling toxicology services. We are the expert in mini swine production & research. We have standing animal colony models in diabetes, wound healing & general PK.
Contract Research (CRO), Preclinical Development
Myers Bigel, P.A.
Patent counseling, preparation and prosecution in life sciences and agricultural biotechnology including expertise in procurement plant patents and plant variety protection; patentability, validity, freedom to operate, infringement analyses; trademarks
Intellectual Property
Strategic Advisor Laboratrory Service & Client Consultant
DOT Inc.
DOT Courier Services: Providing Courier Service for more than 20 consecutive years, our team with 75 years of combined expertise can work with you to determine the best solution for your requirements. For a consultation and quote call 1-855-933-6368
- CEO Candidate -
Smith Anderson
R&D collaborations, patent licenses, university IP licensing, M&A; agricultural biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, including genetic engineering, gene discovery, trait development, animal health, precision ag, biologics, devices and drug development
Corporate Legal, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property
Executive Director, Biotechnology Center of Excellence
Alamance Community College
Career includes roles in the lab, leading R&D, project management, contract research (CRO) for biopharma companies, sales, entrepreneur, consultant, investor, economic development, academia, innovation, translational medicine to develop new drugs/devices
Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Preclinical Development, Contract Research (CRO), - CEO Candidate -, Business Mentoring, Business Plan Writing, Education & Training, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Operations, Technology & Product Development
Member, Board of Directors
T3D Therapeutics Inc.
Professional board member (e.g., recent Chairman of a medical device company), mentor and consultant to emergent technology companies. Former CEO/COO and legal executive in the pharma, life sciences, medtech and contract research sectors.
Board Development, - CEO Candidate -, Business Mentoring, Business Development, Operations, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Corporate Legal, Bioinformatics, Clinical Development, Contract Research (CRO), Human Resources, Intellectual Property, Regulatory Affairs, Technology & Product Development
Clinical Research Manager
I have been in the pharmaceutical research industry for over 20 years as a Clinical Scientist, CRA and CRA Manager. During that time I developed a solid reputation for successfully managing phase II- IV trials from start up to conclusion.
Clinical Development, Contract Research (CRO), Technology & Product Development
Prinicpal, Senior Vice President
G&S Business Communications
G&S business communications is a full-service communications firm that inspires action, resulting in business growth for clients. With a rich history in technical fields, including biotechnology & biofuels, we market complex concepts to all audiences.
Sales & Marketing, Education & Training, Website Development