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IGE Workshops

 

The Institute for the Global Entrepreneur in collaboration with the Altman Center and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI), is pleased to offer a 3-session workshop on the commercialization of medical devices.  Taught by experienced medical device experts and entrepreneurs, this workshop is a prerequisite for any individual looking to enter the medical device field.

Dates:  Wednesday Evenings - April 24th, May 8th and May 15th

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

About the Workshop

Two interactive class sessions, two 2-week periods for stakeholder interviews and mentor interactions, and a final session for team presentations of commercialization plan outlines.

 

Teams guided by expert mentors

  • Mentors with biomedical industry experience paired with teams for the duration of the program
  • Overview of the medical device industry
  • Regulatory and reimbursement issues

 

Instructors & expert speaker

  • How good ideas become products
  • Commercialization path and business model development
  • Funding resources
  • Stakeholder needs and market opportunity assessment

 

Instructors

Michael Collins

     Michael Collins

  •      Advisor, UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur
  •      Development and commercialization expert with 20+ years of experience in the medical device field
  •      Co-founder at DigiPrep Dental and Ortheus and consultants for companies in the medical device field
Mike Krupp

     Michael N. Krupp, PhD

  •      Advisor, UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur
  •      25+ years experience in Pharma industry in Business and Product Development roles 
  •      Founder – Neurgain Technologies, CEO – Xfibra LLC
Gioia Messinger

     Gioia Messinger

  •      Advisor, UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur
  •      A serial entrepreneur and executive with an extensive background in connected devices, robotics, and digital health
  •      Founder and Principal of LinkedObjects, Inc., a technology and business strategy firm
Lynette Tran

    Lynette Tran

  •     Specializes in Business Development, Strategic Planning, Product Development, Operations, and Market Access
  •     Leads business development for Abreos Bioscience, a precision medicine company spun out of UC San Diego

 

Partners:

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What To Expect

Most promising technologies will be eligible for up to 20k in funding, referral to the $50k National NSF I-Corps program and get on the fast track to $750k+ SBIR funding and become eligible for Triton Technology Fund.

  • 1:1 Mentorship from Mentors with experience in Medical Device Commercialization
  • 10+ hours of intensive training from experts
  • Tools you need to begin the process of commercializing your technology
  • A commercialization plan for your technology
Learn how cross-functional teams come together to commercialize medical devices.
Register now and join us on May 15th for our open session (case study and panel discussion).

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Contact the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur

Rob Piotrowski rpiotrowski@eng.ucsd.edu

(858) 246-3241