Knowledge and tools for building leading Israeli life science companies
Dr. Benny Zeevi, Prof. Simon Benninga, Mr. Steve Sammut, Mr. Brent Ahrens, Dr. Robert Goldberg
An Executive Program for Biotechnology and Medical Device Entrepreneurs and Managers.
The Faculty of Management of Tel-Aviv University, the Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), LAHAV - Executive Education at the Faculty of management, The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and International Institute for Biotechnology Entrepreneurship (a non-profit global contribution by Burrill & Company), announce the 8th program “Health Care Technological Innovation - From Idea to Commercialization.”
The four day program focuses on the critical elements in the formation, launch, and strategic and operational management of health-related technologies, with a particular focus on companies developing enabling technologies in biotechnology and medical devices used in human treatment and diagnosis.
This program is associated with a top tier Faculty of Management. The faculty members are top executives from the large medical device and Pharma companies as well as top attorneys, venture capitalists, regulators and academic professors from Wharton and MIT.
For information in Hebrew click here.
This program is aimed at individuals with outstanding potential for leadership in the health care sector who occupy positions requiring increased understanding of how health care innovations can be commercialized. This includes entrepreneurs and executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and health IT industries. The program will give the participants the knowledge and tools to build leading Israeli life science companies.
14th – 17th December, 2015, 8:00am – 6:00pm
▪ Lessons learned from our experience and practical tips: A panel of life science CEOs (Israeli and US).
▪ Designing and Conducting Clinical Trials: From Proof of Concept to Marketing Success (That includes demonstrating quality and value for consumers for reimbursement success).
▪ Emerging Markets – Opportunities for Life Science companies.
▪ Capitalization of a life science Venture( This session includes issues of value inflection points, alternative financing etc).
▪ Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device Licensing, Partnering and Strategic Alliances.
▪ Market Analysis and Competitive Analysis - Essentials of Marketing in Biotechnology and Medical Devices.
▪ Personalized Medicine.
▪ Intellectual Capital management.
▪ Incorporating Reimbursement in the Company Development Strategy.
▪ The Persuasive Pitch.
▪ HealthCare IT and Mobile Health.
▪ Case studies.
▪ Several key note lectures.
▪ Working with the board and building a management team.
** Changes may occur
5,300 NIS + VAT (18%). Tuition covers all teaching materials, refreshments, and luncheons.
The Leon Recanati School of Business Administration, Tel-Aviv University
The Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, is where academia meets business. The School brings together professionals and executives at different stages of their careers to acquire academic insight and business knowhow from scholars representing the diversity of management disciplines. Established in 1965, Recanati has, over the years, trained generation after generation of Israel's professional and business elite, adapting its curriculum to the needs of a global economy in constant change.
IATI - Israel Advanced Technology Industries
Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI) is the largest umbrella organization in Israel for the high tech and life science sectors. With around 500 members our mission is to strengthen the Israeli high tech and life science industries across the whole value chain while creating global, technological and innovational leadership.
We create business development and business opportunities for our members in Israel and abroad, by providing platform for communication and collaborations. Besides this, we present the “industry’s voice” and promote existing and new legislation through direct contact with government ministries and agencies.
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Lahav - Executive Education
Lahav Executive Education of Recanati Business School, Tel-Aviv University, is the leading developer and provider of executive education in Israel. Lahav's mission is to contribute to the development of organizational management resources and to talent management, as well as providing an academic home for managers for developing knowledge, skills and abilities throughout their career.
|IIBE - International Institute for Biotechnology Entrepreneurship|
|CMPI - Center for Medicine in the Public Interest|
Feedback and Participant's Remarks
Comments – Biomed #7, Dec. 2013
General - the program is just great, I participated in the 2nd program at 2008 and came back this year!! So much to learn each time, so many important items and interesting people.
The medteck sphere is changing fast and these 3 days gave an amazing screening on all aspects, and as so is a great and time efficient program for a busy manager.
I think the faculty was well picked, very experienced, wide angled and great presenters.
Participants - great mix of managers from the whole medteck sphere - very good to exchange ideas.
Just continue!! Next year I will tell my friends to come! Thanks!
Engineering & Process Manager
The program was very successful in presenting an up to date picture of the challenges that entrepreneurs face in today's healthcare industry. I learned a great deal and recommend it.
CEO / VP Business Development
NexGen Dialysis / Early Partners
There is not one CEO that I am aware of that has loop understanding in all aspects of the business. It was refreshing to get these fascinating presentations, covers almost all areas of running a company. Well done!
The program is Great! Very good environment to meet new great people. Well organized. The topics are well defined.
I thought it was very useful information. I made good contacts. Overall it was a very good program that I would recommend to others in the field.
The program provides very good insights about life science business ventures.
My benefits from the course were learn from the experience of others; get to know people from the industry and learning on different aspects of managing a company
I must admit that I was surprised as I experienced greater time than I expected and obviously expanded my knowledge while escalating networking.
It was refreshing to take a break from all daily tasks, stimulating my brain.
I wanted to warmly thank you for the opportunity to participate in the Health Care Technological Innovation class last week.
It was top notch. Highly interesting and very professional, both on the content side as well as the organizational point of view. The group of speakers was remarkable, and the participants were professional and constantly brought about an interesting discussion to the table. I truly appreciate this opportunity and thank you greatly.
The program opened my mind to new opportunities.
Just arrived from Brasil and wanted to thank you personally for giving me the opportunity of participating in this top level course.
I was very impressed by the Faculty as well as the organization level, not quite what we are used to have in Israel, kol hakavod!!!
Benny- Thanks for your allowing me to participate in your HC Innovation course last week.....amazing assembled group of folks....Hope to stay longer next year....
Peter J. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD
Director, Center of Cardiovascular Technology
Professor of Medicine & Engineering
Stanford University Medical Center
Thanks (again) to you and your co-directors for organizing The 7th course on Health Care Technological Innovation - From Idea to Commercialization.
Many thanks to the speakers and participants in this course and for all those who contributed to its success.
From what I heard, it was an exciting, inspiring and wonderful event.
Professor Asher Tishler
Faculty of Management
Tel Aviv University
Thanks once again for pulling everyone together and for hosting another successful course. Indeed amazing to think that it’s been going for so many years. And a big thanks to all of the other speakers who spent much time, effort, and money to help make the course a success.
As well, a huge thanks to Shiri for all of her efforts to pull everything together. Terrific all around.
I’m glad we were able to convince entrepreneurs like Ascher, Bill, Udi, Avner, and others to join us and to share their experiences. The attendees I spoke with found these perspectives to be invaluable and the sidebar conversations, where even small suggestions were conveyed, can be very helpful. After Bill’s keynote talk, he is fast becoming a legend – and deservedly so.
Cheers until then.
General Partner, Canaan Partners
Great faculty, great "students", interesting companies and good food. What a combination! It really worked well and touched on so many of the important issues facing our industries today. The more today's entrepreneurs know about the entire environment the better for us all.
Thank you Shiri and all the coordinators and conveners. I learned a lot!
PhD, MD, Former Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer of Medtronic
it was my first time and I was extremely impressed by the whole three days of rich content , great participants and faculty and as always in Israel the positive energy and drive - and all of that, thanks to you and your generous talent (or the other way round) and of course to Shiri!
Hope to see you again soon,
Partner, Global Pharmaceutical Sector Leader, Global Life Sciences Centre, EY
Dear Shiri and Benny,
I wanted to first thank you and congratulate you on the quality of the content and the organisation of this course.
Thank you also for having me as a participant, I really enjoyed it.
I would be happy to discuss with you to see how we could provide you with more content next year.
Patrick, thanks for your great insights on the industry and for your time.
Head of Life Sciences Advisory
It was hard to beat the level of previous years but you did !...
Well done - kol a kavod
Founder, Explorium Capital
Dear Benny, It’s amazing that this is the SEVENTH course you’ve done. The course has put the Faculty of Management on the map, and we thank you for all your hard work, intelligence, and smiling positive energy.
We are very proud of Shiri and our wonderful Lahav staff for their wonderful organizational skills and talent.
And of course, none of this would be possible without the astounding list of speakers and participants!
Bless you all,
Former Dean, Faculty of Management
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Max and Steffi Perlman Professor of Financial Economics
Visiting Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
I have already heard accolades from several of the students on the value of the course.
As a seven time participant, I can only wish that we go from כח לכח strength to strength.
All the best,
David S. Frank
MEDx Associates LLC
Thanks Benny, as well as my fellow speakers.
It was not only a pleasure, but also a great honor to have been part of this course. Fascinating, intense, educative, and very worthwhile.
Shiri: great organization. And the espresso guy, helpful girls at the desk, and the caterers: thanks for the service.
Food & drinks were top-hole. I would love to continue to be part and look forward to next year.
All the best,
Robert Barzelay, DSc
Marketing Consultants, Global Strategies
It was a tremendous pleasure to meet everyone.
Benny and Shiri-thank you for making it happen so beautifully and seamlessly.
Director of Strategy, Designit
Thank you Benny! I appreciate the opportunity to speak at the course and to be apart of this. I am humbled by the talent you have assembled and I look forward to next year!
And yes - many thanks to Shiri for making things run so smoothly!
Thanks Benny. It was really fun and also enlightening. And thank you again Shiri for making everything so easy!
Comments – 6th program, 2012
I came to this program to fill the gaps I have from my academic education to my current needs as an entrepreneur. I have gained a lot from this program and would definitely recommend it to others.
Dr. Sharon Garti- Levi
Chief Technical Officer
LDS, Drug Delivery Technologies
"A broad, in-depth overview of med-tech industry. Provides lots of "food for thought".
חשיפה לתחומים חדשים כמו E-HEALTH, הכרת מערכת הבריאות האמריקאית, סקירה של תחום ה LIFE SCEINER בארץ. קורס מצויין למי שנמצא בתעשיה כבר שנים, כאפשרות לרענון BASICS, ולהתעדכן לגבי תחומים חדשים.
Dr. Tamar Raz
VP Marketing and Strategy
Ramot at Tel-Aviv University
התוכנית חשפה אותי לכל המורכבות של עולם היזמות ב-M.C. לראשונה נגעתי באספקטים השונים בכללותם. נטוורקינג מצויין- אנשים מצויינים. עם זאת מעט מדי אנשים מהתעשייה, ציפיתי ליותר אנשים.
RAD Biomed Accelerator
Excellent program, gives you the respective of all players in the bio med arena.
Chief Business Officer
As a lawyer with experience in venture capital aspects and start up companies and as an MBA student focusing on innovation, this workshop was the ideal way to introduce me to the convergence of innovation and bio med industry in a short time and a stimulating environment. i am also grateful for the opportunity to meet current and future leaders of this exciting micro-cosmos of business.
"As an MBA student, this program was an incredible way to understand the health care innovation industry. It was inspiring to meet people from the field and to learn with them as they journey to make a difference in this world".
Great place to meet people in the field.
CEO & Founder
NHT Business process Management
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