IP & Commercialisation Strategies for Medtech

21st April 2022

This 90 minute course will be delivered online in two parts.

Part 1 will focus on the innovation process, how to translate an idea into a viable product or service. Topics covered will include:

  • The innovation process, from idea to market
  • Proof-of-concept
  • Technology licensing
  • Creating spin-out companies
  • Funding support for innovators

Part 2 of the course will be delivered in partnership with a leading firm of European Intellectual Property Attorneys and will focus on IP strategy development.

Intellectual Property (IP) often plays a pivotal role in successfully commercialising inventions, spinning-out companies based on new technologies and spreading innovative ideas. This part of the session provides an introduction to IP and illustrates how IP is used. It is aimed at clinicians, researchers and the wider MedTech businesses community. No prior knowledge of IP is needed.

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING?

Career professionals such as:

  • NHS Research & Development Managers
  • Commercial Directors
  • Business Development Managers
  • Innovation and technology transfer leads
  • Innovators with an early-stage idea

COURSE FEES

Industry: £25 +VAT per participant

NHS staff: Free

Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Dr Karen Law, Head of Innovation, Health Tech Enterprise

Karen is an experienced IP and commercialisation professional having over 10 years’ experience of leading the identification, evaluation, protection, development, and commercialisation of innovations developed by research scientists. She has negotiated numerous licensing agreements for a diverse range of technologies including therapeutics and devices.

Dr Anne Blackwood, Chief Executive, Health Tech Enterprise

Anne has over 20 years experience in commercialising life science innovations and a proven track record in raising seed financing and investment for early stage technologies.

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