Succeeding at the Inventor's Business - Translating Scientific Invention into Product Success

Wednesday, February 27 2013
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This event was posted by Bentley University

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Dr. Fred D. Ledley

Location: Bentley University, LaCava Center, Danielson A/B

Join us on February 27th when the inventors of three groundbreaking technologies, which have created multi-billion dollar markets talk about the path from invention to product success.  Speakers will include:

  • Dr. David Fischell, whose invention of drug coated stents revolutionized the treatment of heart disease and created a >$4.5 billion market.
  • Dr. Frank Szoka, whose invention of liposome nanoparticles enabled improved targeting of cancer cells and created a >$2 billion market.
  • Dr. Michael Boss, whose method for producing monoclonal antibodies enabled a new class of drugs that has revolutionized the treatment of cancer and other diseases, and currently represent a >$20 billion market.

They will be joined by experienced entrepreneurs and business executives Dr. Allan Green and Mr. Bruce Leicher, Esq. who will lead a discussion of strategies for creating successful products and businesses from scientific invention.

Symposium – Bentley University, La Cava Center, Danielson A/B

1:00        Gloria Larson, President, Bentley University

                  Fred D. Ledley, Director Center for Integration of Science and Industry

1:30        Session #1          

2:30        Break

3:00        Session #2

4:00        Panel Discussion

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