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Monday, June 13 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Licensing IP From UCSD and other Research Institutions

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San Diego is one of the "Hotbeds" of biotechnology and innovation in general. We have research institutions ranging from UCSD and Scripps through SPAWAR. Come learn about the opportuntites available in licensing technology and useful tips to consdier when entering negotiations. Come hear from individuals from the technology transfer office at the research institutions and also the perspective from an entrepreneur who licensed their technology through UCSD.

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Scott Forrest

Vice President, Corporate Development, BlackThorn Theraputics
Life science professional with extensive experience in corporate planning, healthcare partnerships and startup company launches. Leader with strong track record of building and managing teams and working closely with Boards to implement long-term strategies. Ph.D. pharmacologist with understanding of drug discovery process. | | Formerly Scott spent four years as the Vice President of Business Development with The Scripps Research Institute.
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Paul Roben

Associate Vice Chancellor, UCSD Office of Innovation and Commercialization
I have extensive experience in business development and management of cleantech and biotechnology start-up companies. I most recently managed a large portfolio of Irish State investments in the indigenous cleantech and biotechnology sectors, as Director of Biotechnology for Enterprise Ireland. I was a key player in the development and implementation of national policy for the biotechnology sector. Formerly, I founded Target Protein... Read More →
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Zachary Zimmerman

CEO and Co-Founder, Forge Therapeutics, Inc.
Zachary Zimmerman, Ph.D. has 15 years of biotechnology start-up experience holding various business and scientific positions at Forge Therapeutics, Arcturus Therapeutics, Regulus Therapeutics, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, and 454 Life Sciences. He brings both practical and strategic senior management experience, and is a proven and capable leader who builds and motivates teams to achieve great results. | | Dr. Zimmerman has successfully driven... Read More →

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Lab Fellows

LabFellows is a Digital Research Platform and Full Service Lab Concierge supporting BioTech companies through the Discovery and Development Phase. Industrial research is an extremely expensive and highly inefficient process. By leveraging sharing economy principles, deep understanding of scientific research, and our technology platform, we are able to save BioTech companies on average 30% on their capital expenditures while accelerating their... Read More →
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Sandhill Crane Diagnostics

Sandhill Crane Diagnostics is dedicated to increasing access to quality healthcare for rural U.S. populations through digital health products.

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