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THE ROAD TO COMMERCIALIZATION: A B-BIC Panel & Networking Event

By B-BIC | March 1, 2018

Join us for a moderated discussion with venture capitalists and scientific entrepreneurs about the steps to take your research from inception through to commercialization. Register Here March 29, 2018      4 – 6 PM Boston Children’s Hospital Karp Research Building, 1 Blackfan Circle 4th Floor Atrium, Boston, MA 02115     The Panel Includes: Jeffrey M.…

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Specialist Series: Defining Your Market 

By B-BIC | March 1, 2018

Contributed by John Randle, Phd B-BIC COACH PRINCIPAL, RANDOM WALK VENTURES, LLC COO, KANTUM BIO As you prepare to move your technology or product out of the academic setting towards commercial development, a key step is to define the market potential for your technology/product.  Prospective investors will assess the opportunity in terms of the potential…

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New Award: Congratulations, Dr. Jonghan Kim!

By B-BIC | February 26, 2018

RECIPIENT:  Dr. Jonghan Kim TITLE: Hydrogel-based nanochelator therapy for iron overload disorders TYPE OF AWARD: Drive TECHNOLOGY TYPE: Small Molecule CLINICAL AREA: Blood INSTITUTION: Northeastern & MGH DESCRIPTION: Iron overload, best represented by hereditary hemochromatosis (primary/genetic iron overload) and transfusional hemoglobinopathy (secondary/acquired iron overload), is a well-defined risk factor for several critical diseases, including heart failure, liver cirrhosis, arthritis,…

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FAST PITCH FOR FUNDING: FAQ

By B-BIC | February 5, 2018

Q:  Do I need to have slides?  A:  Pitches only need to address the suggested elements.  Use of reference materials or other visual elements is welcome if they help convey the product concept and can be shared using your laptop screen.  AV equipment will not be available. Q:  How formal will the pitches be? A:…

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TIPS AND TRICKS: Defining Your Competitive Landscape

By B-BIC | January 31, 2018

The first step in defining your competitive landscape is to identify and define the technology’s current competition and how they fit into or define current standard of care (SoC). An important step in the process is to forecast how is the SoC landscape may shift during your technology/product development. Identify other technologies/products in development that…

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Specialist Series: Defining Your Competitive Landscape

By B-BIC | January 31, 2018

Contributed by John Randle, Phd B-BIC COACH PRINCIPAL, RANDOM WALK VENTURES, LLC COO, KANTUM BIO The first step in defining your competitive landscape is to identify and define the technology’s current competition and how they fit into or define current standard of care (SoC).  List the products or substitutes that you would aim to replace…

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NEW AWARD: CONGRATULATIONS DR J. BRIAN MCALVIN

By B-BIC | January 31, 2018

RECIPIENT:  Dr. J. Brian McAlvin TITLE: A Novel Method To Treat The Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) TYPE OF AWARD: Pilot TECHNOLOGY TYPE: Therapeutic Device CLINICAL AREA: Blood INSTITUTION: Boston Children’s Hospital DESCRIPTION: We have developed highly-selective blood-filtering devices that are capable of filtering of individual, harmful molecules from the blood of patients rendered critically ill by the…

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EVENT: FAST PITCH FOR FUNDING

By B-BIC | January 17, 2018

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT COMMERCIALIZING YOUR RESEARCH? Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center, that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of experts on your research. You will receive immediate feedback with the opportunity to apply for our grant programs which can provide up to $350,000…

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Tufts University Joins Boston Biomedical Innovation Center With Goal of Advancing Health by Speeding New Technologies to Market

By B-BIC | January 5, 2018

B-BIC’s expanding network signals the importance of forming partnerships in effort to commercialize biomedical technologies and improve healthcare. January 2018 – The Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC), a National Center for Accelerated Innovation designed to stimulate the commercialization of biomedical technologies, today announced that Tufts University will join B-BIC as an Associate Core Member. Tufts…

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Tips & Tricks: Explaining Your Proposed Solution

By B-BIC | December 11, 2017

Understand the population you are targeting and why.  It may be preferable to define a narrower niche for your entry to the market. Consider where your device/drug will be administered and by what means.  This choice will greatly influence the preclinical and clinical development needs and strategies. Most investors will want to see proof-of-concept (POC)…

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