BIO Professional Development

Through a curated network of education alliance partners, BIO offers industry professionals executive training and development resources for accelerating career growth

06/01/2024  -  06/02/2024  |  8:00 AM  -  6:30 PM  EDT

Become a Biotech or MedTech Entrepreneur

Formerly known as Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, this course is for those who are interested in becoming a biotech or MedTech entrepreneur. It covers everything from starting a company to specific market tactics. Suitable for scientists transitioning to industry, early-stage companies seeking partners or investment, and individuals with product ideas. Learn from experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts, gain critical resources, and save time with a comprehensive course.

Who should take this course?

  • Scientists and investigators who want to transition into industry.
  • An early-stage company with technology and resources looking for additional investment or partners.
  • People who have an idea for a product and want to know what steps they need to take to bring it to life in the marketplace.
  • University technology transfer looking for entrepreneurs to take their spinouts.

Each year, faculty from the event’s host region bring fresh insights to the program, while a core faculty returns to present material that has proven effective throughout the years. The Become a Biotech or MedTech Entrepreneur course will be held in person for two days, June 1-2, 2024, in San Diego, Calif. Registration opens on January 23, 2024.

Interested in only registering for an in-person course in San Diego? For course-only registration instructions, email:

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  • Learn from experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts who have done it before.
  • Get access to all the critical resources and information you need.
  • Gain insight into the specific tactics that work in different market segments and situations.
  • Save time by learning from a comprehensive course that covers everything you need to know.

Download Course Syllabus

2023 Agenda: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

2023 Agenda: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Course Price:
$1,200 USD
BIO Member Price:
$960 USD
Course Length:
2 days (June 1-2, 2024: San Diego, Calif.)
Course Level:
Completion Period:
June 2, 2024
Course Format:
In Person

Certificate Requirements

  • Attend the entire in-person course
  • Complete course evaluation within two weeks of the course end date
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