Life Tech Forum 2016
Join us for a 3-day conference jam-packed with panel discussions, workshops, and presentations dedicated to helping Scandinavian biotech, med-tech, and digital health companies navigate US market entrance. Learn from America's leading health tech investors, executives, and government officials the do's and don'ts of entering the US. Meet with other entrepreneurs, network, and learn what it is like to 'make it' in the world's leading life sciences innovation hub!
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Life Tech Forum 2016 program details below:
DAY 1 OCTOBER 11
Welcome to Life Tech Forum Boston 2016
Introduction to Life Tech Forum agenda and workshops
Attendees pitch their companies for 5 minutes and receive 3 minutes feedback/questions
Investor Panel: The US life sciences investment environment, what investors (angel to VC) look for in the US.
Success factors needed when entering the US markets as a life science company,what to consider once funding has been secured & corporate culture issues
Investor/Panelist Lounge: groups of 2-4 companies will sit down with panelists/investors in 15 minutes sessions
Short coffee/tea break
Scandinavian Succes Story
Networking session with refreshments
End of Day 1
DAY 2 OCTOBER 12
Operating a US business from a legal perspective
IP Validation Strategy
Short coffee break
Tour of Biogen
Workshop will be divided into 3 groups: 1) Medical devices, 2) Biotech companies, 3) Life sciences companies. Companies will be able to meet with experts individually for networking and feedback.
Understanding the grant application/proposal process: what resources are available to you and steps you need to start taking today. Presented by Mass Life Sciences expert.
By SACC New England
Dinner with participants, entrepreneurs, key holders, government representatives and investors by invitation only
Speech by Sweden's Consul General of New York Mr. Leif Pagrotsky
DAY 3 OCTOBER 13
9.25 AM - Meet at Brigham Women's Hub
9.30-10.15 AM - Tour Brigham Women's hospital and resources
10.15-10.20/25 AM – Small break
10.30-11.30 AM – Meet leaders of Innovation Hub. Each company will have the opportunity to pitch to Innovation Hub advisors, physicians, and researchers.
12.30 - 1.15 pm – Tour of Harvard Medical School's Athinoula A. Martinos Biomedical Imaging Center.
1.30 PM - Lunch at Pier 6 Restaurant and networking
2.30 PM - Discussion of lessons learned by companies