Monday, October 4, 2010
2:00 - 7:00 pm
Palace Hotel, Twin Peaks Room
San Francisco, California
The Technology Transfer Symposium, organized by BIO and the Technology Transfer Committee, will spotlights technology transfer policy trends in the biotechnology industry. This special pre-conference event will precede the 2010 BIO Investor Forum and will provide a unique occasion for dialogue among a diverse group of university, company, investor, and policy thought leaders on the opportunities and challenges of biotechnology licensing. The October symposium will focus around the theme "Navigating From the Lab to the Marketplace: Finding and Developing Successful Partnerships." Registration for this event is free, but prior registration is required. To RSVP your plans to attend the symposium, please contact Brandy Blevins at [email protected].
Review the Symposium program
Overview of Coulter Translational Research Partnership Initiative
Sue Van, President, W.H. Coulter Foundation
How to Ensure Innovative Lab Discoveries Get into the Commercial Process: A Multi-Player Process
A group of experts from the venture capital community, industry and various public and private organizations will discuss challenges and opportunities involved in moving laboratory discoveries through the commercial process.
- Dr. Steve Hall, Venture Partner, Lilly Ventures
- Don Joseph, Chief Operating Officer, BIO Ventures for Global Health
- Dr. Susan Molineaux, CEO, Calithera Biosciences, Inc.
- Arun Pradhan, Associate Vice President, Technology Transfer & Business Development, Oregon Health & Science University
- Dr. James N. Topper, General Partner, Frazier HealthCare Ventures
Creating Successful Collaborations: More than One Way to Get Married
This session will highlight successful collaborations and unique partnerships for spurring commercialization of innovative discoveries. Topics to be addressed include how the partnership was formed, prioritization and overcoming collaboration challenges.
- Larry Gilbert, Senior Director of Technology Transfer, of Caltech, the California Institute of Technology
- Ann Hammersla, Director of the Division Policy, NIH
- Dr. Barbara Handelin, President and Principal, BioPontis Alliance LLC
- Amy Toro, Partner, Covington & Burling
Click here for a more detailed Symposium program.
Join us for a networking reception from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
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