Starting, Managing, and Leading Biotech CompaniesEdited by
- Craig Shimasaki
As an authoritative guide to biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Management supports the international community in training the biotechnology leaders of tomorrow.
Outlining fundamental concepts vital to graduate students and practitioners entering the biotech industry in management or in any entrepreneurial capacity, Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Management provides tested strategies and hard-won lessons from a leading board of educators and practitioners.
It provides a âhow-toâ for individuals training at any level for the biotech industry, from macro to micro. Coverage ranges from the initial challenge of translating a technology idea into a working business case, through securing angel investment, and in managing all aspects of the result: business valuation, business development, partnering, biological manufacturing, FDA approvals and regulatory requirements.
An engaging and user-friendly style is complemented by diverse diagrams, graphics and business flow charts with decision trees to support effective management and decision making.
For grad students studying or interested in the translation of medical / life science research into applied products, commercialization of those technologies, and development of early stage companies. Associated professionals interested in business of biotech, or tangent issues of entrepreneurship and leadership.
Hardbound, 496 Pages
Published: May 2014
Imprint: Academic Press
1. What is Biotechnology Entrepreneurship?
2. Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
3. What are the Characteristics of Successful Biotech Entrepreneurs
4. Overview of the Global Biotechnology Industry
5. Technology Innovation: A Solution Seeking a Problem to Solve
6. Fundamentals of Building a Business vs. Managing a Product
7. What is the Productâs Value Proposition?
8. Licensing Technology and Pitfalls
9. Intellectual Property Protection Strategies
10. Biotech Products and Their Customers: Patient, Physician and Payor
11. Source of Capital for Biotechnology Companies
12. Market Strategies
13. Product Development
14. Building Financial Models
15. Strategies for Human Clinical Trial Testing
16. Regulatory Approval for Biotechnology Products
17. Biomanufacturing and Downstream Processing
18. IT, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics in Biotech Products
19. Company Growth Stages
20. Finding and Motivating Your Team
21. The Pitch: Investor, Partner
22. Why Partnerships?
23. Ethical and Societal Issues for Biotechnology