Thursday, July 7, 2016

Medical Technology Commercialization Bootcamp

Medical Technology Commercialization Bootcamp

Sponsored by MN-REACH and MIN-Corps

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Program description
The immersion seminar provides an overview to the commercialization process for research innovations in health care.

Representatives from MN-REACH, the Office of Technology Commercialization, the Carlson School of Management and other relevant programs will conduct the session. The curriculum is drawn from the MIN-Corps, the NSF-funded education program to accelerate technology commercialization at the University of Minnesota.

Topics
·       MN-REACH overview
·       Identifying and defining a commercializable solution
·       Intellectual property & technology transfer
·       Product market fit:  customer segments & value proposition design
·       Market assessment
·       Healthcare landscape and reimbursement
·       Academic roles in commercialization
·       Medical Innovation ecosystem in the Twin Cities

Audience:
The seminar is open to University of Minnesota faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral associates who want to learn more about commercializing research designed to improve human health. The bootcamp will also help connect innovators with resources available to support bringing an innovation to market.  Individuals and teams interested in applying for MN-REACH funding are particularly encouraged to attend.

The bootcamp is free and open to the U of MN community. Online Registration is open at this time and we encourage you to register as space is limited.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at mn-reach@umn.edu with question.