Life Science Business Development Workshop Series

1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
Monday, August 19, 2019
Harvard Innovation Labs - Classroom

Overview: This series of workshops is being held for early-stage life science founders from the Harvard Innovation Labs ecosystem and is being hosted by Troy Norris (see bio below) and Dr. Michael Fenn. We’ll focus specifically on business development, commercialization strategy, and product development strategy for life sciences and healthcare markets. Topics will include value hypothesis creation and testing, healthcare customer discovery and stakeholder value mapping, basic financial modeling & forecasting, elevator pitch prep, fundraising strategy development and much more.

What will you learn? Founders who attend will learn about various aspects of life science business development in both a didactic format as well as a group discussion and group activities. The end result will be an improved commercialization strategy, an elevator pitch, and several improved business development-related slides for their pitch deck.

Speaker Bio: 

Troy Norris is Managing Director of Valamont Advisors, a strategy advisory firm focused on innovation, transactions and new product commercialization to drive growth and value for life sciences companies and their investors. Troy has held senior positions in the life sciences practices of leading strategy consulting firms including McKinsey, EY-Parthenon, L.E.K. and Quintiles Consulting.  Over the past two decades, Troy has advised each of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, every major biotech company, and more than 100 other therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device and digital health innovators.

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Life Science Business Development Workshop Series
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