Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

The Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp course is designed for anyone in government, finance law, insurance, or human resources. It gives participants the background knowledge on how pharmacoepidemiology is used to influence drug policy in the U.S. and how this policy affects pharmacoeconomics in this country.

Industry experts will explain the complex relationship between drug manufacturers, government policy, insurers, pharmacies, employers and patients that drives drug pricing and reimbursement decisions in the U.S.

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. This course will be held in person, June 12-13, 2022, in San Diego, Calif.

Topics covered in the “Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp” course include:

·       Assessment and qualification of technologies as a basis for a business startup

·       Reimbursement and pricing strategies

·       What every investigator must know about IP in Biotechnology startups

·       The R&D - Marketing interface

·       Building and working with the Board

·       The business plan and pit in the fund-raising process

Instructors (click photos to view bios)

Benjamin Chen photo
Benjamin Chen, PhD

Partner, Panacea Healthcare Venture


  • Achieve the skills needed to transform technology and invention into a viable company
  • Explore the broad range of issues faced by entrepreneurs from the managerial, scientific, and academic communities
  • Develop the insight and energy required for entrepreneurial success
Course Price:
$900 USD
BIO Member Price:
$720 USD
Course Length:
2 days (June 12-13, 2022: San Diego, Calif.)
Course Level:
Completion Period:
June 13, 2022
Course Format:
In Person
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