Keys to Bioentrepreneurship (Claus per Bioemprendre)

Sharing the experiences of successful entrepreneurs in the healthcare arena helps raise awareness of role models for other researchers in the sector, encouraging them to choose entrepreneurship. This course shares the personal experiences of successful bioentrepreneurs who are running innovative international companies. These individuals will explain the keys to starting up your own business; the successes, failures, issues and satisfactions of bioentrepreneurship.

The course is geared towards graduates and undergraduate students in the life sciences, masters and PhD students and young researchers. It is possible thanks to the collaboration of Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and support from the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation.

3 sessions
April to May 2020 TBC
Price

Whole package: € 35

Venue

Centre Esther Koplowitz (CEK), Auditori Esteve (Planta Altell)

C/ Rosselló 149-153, Barcelona

Lecturers
Jordi Naval, Lluis Ruiz-Ávila, Marc Martinell, Christian Brander
Jordi Naval, Lluís Pareras, Laura Soucek, Clara Campàs
Jordi Naval, Ignasi Costas, Montserrat Vendrell, Marc Ramis

Bioentrepreneurship is essential to the development of biotechnology

Participants will discover how entrepreneurial spirit has spurred on the development of biotechnology; they will learn to detect new ideas in science and when and why it is worth starting a company with them; they will learn about the main business models for start-ups in biotechnology and how they have evolved over the years.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Lluis Ruiz-Ávila, Marc Martinell, Christian Brander

First steps: from idea to first rounds of funding

When is it a good time to strike out on your own? When can a science idea become a business? How do you come up with a successful strategy? How do you focus the first rounds of funding? How do you evolve over the first years? Participants will find answers to these questions from three entrepreneurs that have first-hand experience of the initial phases of a start-up.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Lluís Pareras, Laura Soucek, Clara Campàs

Life cycle of a biotechnology company: steps or partners accompanying us along the way

A biotechnology company is a tool to advance a technology and transfer it to market. Over the course of this process, different types of partners accompany the project in each step. This session shows how to align the interests of all your travel companions to ensure it is a successful business and technology project.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Ignasi Costas, Montserrat Vendrell, Marc Ramis

To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to lrogel@biocat.cat.

If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee.

If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee.