On February 27, 3013 three inventors of groundbreaking technologies which have created multi-billion dollar markets, talked about the path from invention to product success. Speakers included:
- 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.
- 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.
They were joined by experienced entrepreneurs and business executives Dr. Allan Green and Mr. Bruce Leicher, Esq., who spoke and lead a discussion of strategies for creating successful products and businesses from scientific invention.
Videos of each talk are availble by clicking on the corresponding links below.
Symposium: Bentley University, LaCava Center, Danielson A/B
|1:00||Welcome||Gloria Larson, President, Bentley University
Fred Ledley, Professor, Director, Center for Integration of Science and Industry
|1:30||Session #1||Bruce Leicher, Esq, Momenta Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Frank Szoka, University of California, San Francisco
|3:00||Session #2||Dr. Mike Boss, Summit plc
Dr. David Fischell, Angel Medical Systems
Dr. Allan Green, FDAregs.com
|5:00||Opening Reception||LaCava Faculty Staff Dining Room|