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Video from the Translation Medicine Alliance Forum now available
A convening of university scientist, former and current industry leaders, philanthropy, and government yielded deep-dive discussions regarding obstacles that must be immediately overcome if we are going to maintain and grow an industry that is a significant part of America’s GDP. Watch videos from the recent Translational Medicine Alliance Forum (TMAF) to understand the complexity of the problems and that leadership from all sectors MUST act to make changes to a broken system.
Taxpayer-funded research is not being advanced to market. The TMAF discussions presented in the videos address what we can do to make changes in the system, catalyze an industry, create jobs, and, most importantly, provide cures for patients.
Specialization led to market domination for this manufacturer of videogame accessories. To improve his company's overseas sales, he's reviewing marketing strategies and listening to local managers. Coordinating packing, shipping and back-office functions with its acquirer is also helping the business expand.
The founder of a placement agency recommends that entrepreneurs join various types of peer groups to piece together the support and contacts necessary to launch and build a company.
Universities and related organizations are major producers of patentable ideas. For entrepreneurs, the key is effectively working to license and commercialize these innovations. This article lays out a detailed strategy for entrepreneurs who want to commercialize licensed (and patented) technologies.
Many entrepreneurs rely on internal bench strength to provide for future leadership. You can help ensure long-term organizational viability and avoid a talent crisis by exploring the benefits of building a best-in-class succession plan.
Pharmaceutical companies are benefitting from partnerships with academic medical institutions, but can biotech companies do the same? Read more on clinician impact on medical device innovation.
This week, eMed will be providing coverage of Partnering for Cures, a conference bringing together leaders in biotech research to discuss the healthcare business landscape.
Swapping services between entrepreneurial ventures may not be new, but it is big -- with current reports showing 400,000 firms generating $9 billion of bartering activity in the U.S.
The recurring question I hear from so many people in business is: “Why aren’t more startups generated by the university system?” It’s not an easy question, certainly not one to be solved in a single blog post. As I considered the many facets of academia that influence the actions of its researchers such as government policies, university culture, funding agency metrics and so forth, I realized that the obstacles and challenges faced by professors are similar to those of most any startup.
In biotech research, the gathering and analysis of data takes a great deal of time. With portable legal consent, Sage Bionetworks aims to reduce data collection time for researchers so they can make their discoveries earlier.
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