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.
- 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