Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
4 - 9 February 2012
Short Course (WS1024)
Medical Imaging: From Concept to Market
Sunday 5 February 2012
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

FormatShort Course
Member Price Price Unavailable.
Non-Member Price Price Unavailable.
  • Course Level:
  • Introductory
  • CEU:
  • 0.35
This course provides attendees with key steps involved in commercializing a medical imaging innovation. It offers fundamental concepts in life cycle management of innovative ideas, translation and validation in clinical trials, financing and strategic partnership. It also covers topic related to securing and licensing of intellectual property (IP), formation of business entity, raising capital, regulatory pathways and market analysis. This course includes specific case studies highlighting key traces for success and failure. Additionally, specific tools for technology valuation for in/out licensing, merger/acquisition (M&A) and other transactions will be discussed. Specific areas of focus will be image-based algorithms/software, imaging modalities and instrumentations for diagnostics and operative applications.
Learning Outcomes
  • identify key stages of imaging product development
  • design and execute a business plan for moving an imaging concept through various stages
  • conduct IP/business valuation
  • identify the best pathways for financing R&D and growth, partnership, M&A and exit
This course is intended for those involved in design and implementation of innovative imaging concepts who intend to develop and validate clinical utility and eventually offer these as products in the medical market. This includes faculty members, researchers, technology transfer leaders, R&D and licensing groups from medical industry and investors. Basic knowledge in medical imaging and business concepts will be necessary.
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