UC Extension: The Business of Biotech for Bioscience Professions

Repeats every week until Fri Dec 07 2018 except Thu Nov 22 2018.
09/27/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
10/04/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
10/11/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
10/18/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
10/25/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
11/01/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
11/08/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
11/15/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
11/29/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
12/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
UC San Diego Campus - Extension Complex, Room 101
Event Description: 

Thursdays, September 27, 2018 - December 6, 20186:30pm - 9:30pm. UC San Diego Campus - Extension Complex, Room 101, Cost: $725. unexbio@ucsd.edu. Register

This course has two primary objectives. The first is to cover the essentials of biotech business operations and challenges. The second is to design a potentially successful startup venture based on bioscience and addressing the biotech and healthcare markets. A secondary objective is to enhance your communications skills. 

Topics include:

  • Disruptive innovation – Understand the accepted theory and how to make use of it
  • FDA regulation – Pathways and times to approval for drugs, devices and biologics
  • Spinouts & licensing – Creating intellectual property and licensing rights to fields of use
  • Financing – The basics plus bootstrapping, valuation, venture capital and acquisitions
  • Fast exit ventures – Creating a lean startup with the goal of being acquired within 3 years
  • Biotech business models -- Learn the 8 biotech business models and risk/reward of each
  • Business development – Analyze/value a license or corporate acquisition

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Excel in career interviews through your comprehensive knowledge of biotech business fundamentals and functions
  • Utilize potentially disruptive technologies for solutions to problems in new and unserved markets
  • Make professional and convincing PowerPoint presentations based on a written analysis of product/market fit and intellectual property
  • Choose between financing alternatives to funding a startup venture with new technology or emerging university research
For more information on this event, contact: 
UCSD Extension
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