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  Bioscience Business Development: Building Value

December 6-7, 2007


8:30AM - 5:00PM


UCSC Extension, Cupertino


UCSC Extension

Course details:  
Whether financing startup activities, trying to keep pace with the current burn rate, or moving a product into the marketplace, bioscience companies, both large and small, have a critical need for business development at every stage of their evolution.

This course provides an understanding of the critical roles that business development and licensing play in the commercialization of a new product and the development of a successful bioscience company. Through lectures and case studies, participants learn the importance of well-executed opportunity assessments, the hallmarks of viable business models and strategies, and the key financial vehicles for funding and maintaining companies.

The instructors and expert guest speakers offer insight into the importance of strategic deals in building value in bioscience companies. They discuss how to select and target potential partners; assess risks and current trends; determine value and when to deal; and maint+-ain patent integrity worldwide. Finally, the instructors examine the deal-execution process, including negotiating terms, reaching agreement and developing the contract provisions.

Marketing, business development, legal and scientific professionals working in the bioscience arena as well as potential entrepreneurs will benefit from this interactive course.


Fee:   $693 - $770
Additional information and/or registration:   Online registration required

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