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Succeeding at Technology Transfer: Best  Practices for Industry-Academia Collaboration

October 17, 2023
Imperial Ballroom
With the majority of biological studies conducted in academic settings but nearly all innovative new drug clinical trials sponsored by industry, improving translational research success rates for commercialization is critical to bringing new treatments to patients.  Surveys of academic tech transfer offices and the biopharma industry executives working on such alliances cite as obstacles two highly controllable factors: disagreement about alliance performance metrics and misalignment of deal terms priorities.  This panel will foster conversation about best practices for removing such obstacles to accelerate more promising ideas into clinical development for patients. 
Hernan Bazan, CEO & Co-Founder - South Rampart Pharma
Douglas Crawford, Managing General Partner - Mission BioCapital
Kirsten Leute, Partner, University Relations - Osage University Partners
Matt Goldman, Partner - J2 Ventures