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Planning a research collaboration with industry?

Collaborations with industry are often crucial for translational life-science projects to succeed. However, they have to be taken with caution.

In this SPARK Europe Webinar "Collaborative Research & Development with Industry", Johanna Holldack, MD by training specialized in pediatric oncology with 30 years of experience in academia (university of Essen, Harvard, Freiburg) and the pharmaceutical industry (Behringwerke, Chiron, Medigene, etc), will illustrate with examples from her own experience the potential and the risk behind partnerships between academia and industry.

After this online lecture, you will have gained insight into the following questions:

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of such an endeavor?
  • How do you get industry contacts and identify the right partner?
  • What are the pit falls?
  • What are possible funding sources?

SPARK Europe Webinar Series

The webinar series is organized by the different SPARK sites all over Europe including Israel: SPARK-BIH, SPARK Finland, SPARK FLI, SPARK Poland and SPARK Tel Aviv.

The series covers topics from design thinking to challenges in selling complex high-tech products from top-quality speakers around Europe and the US.

The online lectures take place two times per month on Wednesday at 4-5 pm CET, and are open to all students and employees of SPARK associated organizations.

About SPARK-BIH and SPARK Europe

SPARK is an initiative created at Stanford University, to overcome challenges associated with translation of academic discoveries.

SPARK-BIH is located in Berlin and supports academic inventors with tailored education, mentorship and funding. The purpose of the program is to de-risk projects with high potential impact and accelerate the translation of academic inventions into outstanding medical products including drugs, diagnostics and medical devices. Spark-BIH

SPARK Europe is the joint network of SPARK sites all over Europe plus Israel: SPARK-BIH, SPARK Finland, SPARK FLI, SPARK Poland and SPARK Tel Aviv. It aims to fulfill SPARK’s mission of improving human health by uniting academics and industry experts around the globe to generate an efficient, effective and exciting pathway for the translation of academic discoveries and innovative solutions through education and project support.


Wer und was?
Johanna Holldack
“Collaborative Research and Development with Industry" (in English)

Mittwoch, 13. Oktober 2021
16 - 17 Uhr(CET)

via GoToMeeting
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Bitte melden Sie sich hier an.
Um vorherige Anmeldung zum Webinar wird gebeten Bitte registrieren Sie sich bis spätestens 12. Oktober 2021.