The Networking Event Series – BioBusiness is a one-week comprehensive program aimed to promote entrepreneurship in the field of Biotechnology. It provides an in-depth understanding of what it takes to set up and finance successful biotechnology companies in Europe. Extensive discussions and case studies will emphasize the challenging issues that are critical to this market opportunity. Participants will be given guidance on how to take on leadership roles in their communities, to start and fund their own business, or play a more active role in investing in life-sciences ventures.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The program is tailored to the needs of individuals planning to create, finance or support successful biotechnology companies. Our target public includes:
• Scientists, medical doctors and engineers wishing to commercialize drugs and technologies
• Entrepreneurs and managers from pharmaceutical or biotech companies who wish to explore and gain an insight into the global biotechnology.
STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF THE PROGRAM
The program is organized in modules with emphasis on Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Venture Finance.
Participants will be trained on how to start and finance a BioBusiness. The teaching program also includes the mandatory regulatory and legal frameworks that are instrumental in the BioBusiness.
Working in teams, participants will be asked to design and develop a plan for developing new business concepts. Teams will tackle an eminently interdisciplinary project, requiring contributions from various disciplines and offering excellent
opportunities for knowledge and skills enhancement. Participants will prepare and pitch an executive summary at the end of the program.
Participants will be able to interact and network with biotechnology entrepreneurs and investors.
Lectures and seminars will be held by a world-class team of lecturers and instructors from industry, academia and venture capital.