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 'how-to' 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.
Section I: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship 1. Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology to Help Heal, Fuel, and Feed the World 2. A Biotechnology Entrepreneur's Story: Advice to Future Entrepreneurs 3. The Biotechnology Industry: An Engine of Innovation 4. What is Biotechnology Entrepreneurship? 5. Five Essential Elements for Growing Biotechnology Clusters
Section II: The Human Capital 6. Characteristics of Successful Biotechnology Leaders 7. Building, Managing, and Motivating Great Teams 8. Building Human Relationship Networks
Section III: The Technology 9. Understanding Biotechnology Product Sectors 10. Technology Opportunities: Evaluating the Idea 11. Commercialization of Bioagricultural Products 12. Understanding Biotechnology Business Models and Managing Risk
Section IV: The Emerging-Stage Biotechnology Company 13. Company Formation, Ownership Structure, and Securities Issues 14. Licensing the Technology: Biotechnology Commercialization Strategies Using University and Federal Labs 15. Intellectual Property Protection Strategies for Biotechnology Innovations
Section V: Biotechnology Market Development 16. Biotechnology Products and Their Customers: Developing a Successful Market Strategy 17. Biotechnology Product Coverage, Coding, and Reimbursement Strategies 18. Getting the Word Out: Using Public Relations Strategies to Support Biotechnology Business Goals
Section VI: The Financial Capital 19. Sources of Capital and Investor Motivations 20. Securing Angel Capital and Understanding How Angel Networks Operate 21. Understanding and Securing Venture Capital 22. Your Business Plan and Presentation: Articulating Your Journey to Commercialization
Section VII: Biotechnology Product Development 23. Therapeutic Drug Development and Human Clinical Trials 24. Development and Commercialization of In Vitro Diagnostics: Applications for Companion Diagnostics 25. Regulatory Approval and Compliances for Biotechnology Products 26. The Biomanufacturing of Biotechnology Products
Section VIII: The Later-Stage Biotechnology Company 27. Company Growth Stages and the Value of Corporate Culture 28. Biotechnology Business Development: The Art of the Deal 29. Biotech-Pharma Collaboration - A Strategic Tool: Case Study of Centocor 30. Ethical Considerations for Biotechnology Entrepreneurs 31. Career Opportunities in the Life Sciences Industry 32. Summary