4th Annual Business of Biotech Symposium & Expo

Venue: La Costa Resort and Spa

Location: Carlsbad, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 30, 2003
Early Registration Date: Jul 25, 2003
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After 8 successful years of producing biotech conferences, the Strategic Research Institute will once again, bring together today’s most seasoned investors, prominent executives, expert advisors and deal-makers to address the critical concerns of financing and running a profitable biotech business.

Venue -
La Costa Resort and Spa
This year’s program will examine, analyze, update, debate, explore and discuss all aspects of this dynamic and important market. Through presentations, roundtable discussions, debates and workshops, we will address the most critical issues facing the biotech community today, including:

-Investors’ expectations in today’s climate
-Survival tips in a bear market
-Alternative ways to raise capital
-The changing nature of the CEO’s role
-Product marketing & sales strategies for competitive advantage
-Decreasing clinical trial costs
-Designing optimum licensing deals
-Enhancing your worth in merger, acquisition, and consolidation deals
-Outsourcing resources
-Maximizing deal value between biotech and pharma
-Trends affecting the future of drug development and commercialization
-Exit strategies
-Case studies from leading biotech firms

PLUS! Business Plan Showcase for Private and Public Biotech Companies Seeking Capital. To be considered for the showcase, please submit your executive summary to kjimenez@srinstitute.com.

Confirmed participants from the investment community include:
Forward Ventures
Lilly BioVentures
TVM Techno Venture Management
Sofinnova Ventures
Domain Associates
Castle Creek LifeScience Partners
California Techonology Ventures
Alta Partners
Ventana Capital Management
Orbimed Advisors
San Diego Tech Coast Angels
A. M. Pappas & Associates
HOTventures LLC
HamiltonApex Ventures