MassBio members have an opportunity to come on a regular basis to network and learn more about their complex, ever-changing field through our robust roster of Forums. And for members who can't make it to Cambridge, we are now webcasting all presentations live and archiving the video for on-demand replay.
The Forum programs allow our members to discuss and share their ideas, advice and experiences with the numerous issues and challenges that life science companies face every day.
Each Forum is planned by our Forum Advisory Board and Forum Working Groups, volunteers from member organizations who help arrange timely programming featuring high level speakers and panels to address a wide variety of current topics. All Forums are open free of charge to MassBio members. Not sure if you’re a member? Search for your company in the Member Directory.
NEW FORUM SERIES FOR 2014!
The Future of Biotech: Defining & Building Value in Healthcare
October 7, 2014 - 8-10am
Creating Value from Cradle to Commercialization
Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies must be attuned to value drivers today more than ever. Stakeholders perceive value in a variety of ways and companies need to understand and balance the needs of all key stakeholder groups.
Learn more & register!
November 20, 2014 - 8-10am
Strategic Providers: Creating Value Through Accelerated Development & Optimization of Manufacturing Processes
By improving discovery and manufacturing processes, providers create value by speeding drug development and reducing R&D and manufacturing costs, essential in helping companies think strategically from the start about reimbursement for new therapies.
December 9, 2014 - 8-10am
The Value of Innovation at the Science/Business Interface
Now more than ever, it is vitally important to understand how to integrate stakeholders’ perspectives early, and think about approval and reimbursement in parallel with innovation and R&D.
The roster of Forum Working Groups:
- Biostatistics / Data Management / Clinical Trials
- Business Development & Finance
- MA CRO/CMO
- Drug Discovery
- Entrepreneur's University
- Formulation and Drug Delivery
- Human Resources
- Legal & Regulatory
- Marketing & Communications
- Informational Seminars
- Safety, Environmental and Facility Operations
- December 1, 2014 MLSC Life Sciences Milestone Achievement Program (MAP) Funding Info Session & Incubator Showcase
- December 1, 2014 Cafe Science
- December 2, 2014 Massachusetts Life Sciences Education Consortium Endorsement Event
- December 3, 2014 Genetic Rx at Harvard Med
- December 3, 2014 New England Drug Metabolism Discussion Group Winter Meeting
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