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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.
Raiding the competition for the perfect employee might sound smart, but it can be very foolish and costly. This brief but helpful article explains why.
This article provides a comprehensive and clearly presented overview of the professionals required to renovate or build a commercial structure and what they do. Great information for entrepreneurs who love their location but not their building.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Trade Compliance Center (TCC) helps American exporters and investors overcome foreign trade barriers and works to ensure that foreign countries comply with their trade agreement obligations to the United States.
While restricted stock may be considered a useful incentive in startups, that approach has different legal and tax implications than others. Read this blog for a clear discussion of a cloudy topic. Plus reader postings.
Recruiting, hiring, managing, and retaining young employees (Generation X'ers and Millenials) means understanding what motivates them and how they think. This article offers up in a straightforward way the myths and realities of taking on this challenge.
Blogging on behalf of your company and its products can be an effective public relations tool. While some companies, including GM and Sun, have embraced blogging-from CEOs to staff-it's important to provide quality content that focuses more on conversations with customers than pure company promotion.
This guide is designed as a reference tool for individuals who are considering the path to small business ownership—and for those who have started the journey, but would like additional guidance. Remember that the information presented here is intended only as a starting point. The success of a business venture will require additional information and, most likely, professional advice beyond the scope of this guide.
How can you come up with innovations as a scientist would? You need to dream big, come up with an expansive set of goals, and then break your plan down into a series of simple steps. Also put in place the best possible team and be sure to develop your plan B.
This video excerpt features Roger Dawson discussing a common negotiations pitfall known as nibbling and shows how you can avoid falling into this trap before closing a deal.
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