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As an authoritative guide to biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Management supports the international community in training the biotechnology leaders of tomorrow.

Outlining fundamental concepts vital to graduate students and practitioners entering the biotech industry in management or in any entrepreneurial capacity, Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Management provides tested strategies and hard-won lessons from a leading board of educators and practitioners.

It provides a ‘how-to’ for individuals training at any level for the biotech industry, from macro to micro. Coverage ranges from the initial challenge of translating a technology idea into a working business case, through securing angel investment, and in managing all aspects of the result: business valuation, business development, partnering, biological manufacturing, FDA approvals and regulatory requirements.

An engaging and user-friendly style is complemented by diverse diagrams, graphics and business flow charts with decision trees to support effective management and decision making.
Provides tested strategies and lessons in an engaging and user-friendly style supplemented by tailored pedagogy, training tips and overview sidebarsCase studies are interspersed throughout each chapter to support key concepts and best practices.Enhanced by use of numerous detailed graphics, tables and flow charts
Table of contents :
Front Matter, Page iii
Copyright, Page iv
Dedication, Page v
Preface, Pages xiii-xiv, Craig Shimasaki
Foreword, Page xv, Carl B. Feldbaum
Acknowledgements, Page xvii
Contributors, Pages xix-xx, Chris Allen, Jack M. Anthony, Norman W. Baylor, John F. Beeler, Dave Boclair, Arthur A. Boni, Craig C. Bradley, G. Steven Burrill, Lowell W. Busenitz, Robert J. Calcaterra, John Conner, Gerry J. Elman, Steven M. Ferguson, Toby Freedman, Susan Garfield, James C. Greenwood, Neal Gutterson, Phil Haworth, Uma S. Kaundinya, Donald R. Kirsch, PhD, Joan E. Kureczka, et al.
Chapter 1 – Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology to Help Heal, Fuel, and Feed the World, Pages 3-13, James C. Greenwood
Chapter 2 – A Biotechnology Entrepreneur’s Story: Advice to Future Entrepreneurs, Pages 15-20, Henri A. Termeer
Chapter 3 – The Biotechnology Industry: An Engine of Innovation, Pages 21-44, G. Steven Burrill
Chapter 4 – What is Biotechnology Entrepreneurship?, Pages 45-56, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 5 – Five Essential Elements for Growing Biotechnology Clusters, Pages 57-72, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 6 – Characteristics of Successful Biotechnology Leaders, Pages 75-81, Lynn Johnson Langer
Chapter 7 – Building, Managing, and Motivating Great Teams, Pages 83-97, Arthur A. Boni, Laurie R. Weingart, Gergana Todorova
Chapter 8 – Building Human Relationship Networks, Pages 99-109, Tom D. Walker
Chapter 9 – Understanding Biotechnology Product Sectors, Pages 113-138, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 10 – Technology Opportunities: Evaluating the Idea, Pages 139-148, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 11 – Commercialization of Bioagricultural Products, Pages 149-160, Neal Gutterson
Chapter 12 – Understanding Biotechnology Business Models and Managing Risk, Pages 161-174, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 13 – Company Formation, Ownership Structure, and Securities Issues, Pages 177-184, Craig C. Bradley
Chapter 14 – Licensing the Technology: Biotechnology Commercialization Strategies Using University and Federal Labs, Pages 185-206, Steven M. Ferguson, Uma S. Kaundinya
Chapter 15 – Intellectual Property Protection Strategies for Biotechnology Innovations, Pages 207-225, Gerry J. Elman, Jay Z. Zhang
Chapter 16 – Biotechnology Products and Their Customers: Developing a Successful Market Strategy, Pages 229-241, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 17 – Biotechnology Product Coverage, Coding, and Reimbursement Strategies, Pages 243-255, Robert E. Wanerman, Susan Garfield
Chapter 18 – Getting the Word Out: Using Public Relations Strategies to Support Biotechnology Business Goals, Pages 257-265, Joan E. Kureczka
Chapter 19 – Sources of Capital and Investor Motivations, Pages 269-284, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 20 – Securing Angel Capital and Understanding How Angel Networks Operate, Pages 285-291, Robert J. Calcaterra
Chapter 21 – Understanding and Securing Venture Capital, Pages 293-302, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 22 – Your Business Plan and Presentation: Articulating Your Journey to Commercialization, Pages 303-312, Lowell W. Busenitz
Chapter 23 – Therapeutic Drug Development and Human Clinical Trials, Pages 315-330, Donald R. Kirsch
Chapter 24 – Development and Commercialization of In Vitro Diagnostics: Applications for Companion Diagnostics, Pages 331-340, John F. Beeler
Chapter 25 – Regulatory Approval and Compliances for Biotechnology Products, Pages 341-349, Norman W. Baylor
Chapter 26 – The Biomanufacturing of Biotechnology Products, Pages 351-385, John Conner, Don Wuchterl, Maria Lopez, Bill Minshall, Rabi Prusti, Dave Boclair, Jay Peterson, Chris Allen
Chapter 27 – Company Growth Stages and the Value of Corporate Culture, Pages 389-400, Craig Shimasaki
Chapter 28 – Biotechnology Business Development: The Art of the Deal, Pages 401-414, Jack M. Anthony, Phil Haworth
Chapter 29 – Biotech-Pharma Collaboration—A Strategic Tool: Case Study of Centocor, Pages 415-426, Lara V. Marks
Chapter 30 – Ethical Considerations for Biotechnology Entrepreneurs, Pages 427-433, Gladys B. White, PhD
Chapter 31 – Career Opportunities in the Life Sciences Industry, Pages 435-444, Toby Freedman
Chapter 32 – Summary, Pages 445-452, Craig Shimasaki
Index, Pages 453-467


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