Webinar: The Art of Communicating Your Science and Startups

Join our panelists Otto Pohl of Core Communications and Lori Lennon of Thinkubator Media as they share their expertise. Otto discusses how to think about PR for your startup, from its strategy and purpose to creating a customer conversion funnel optimized to extract the maximum benefit of your media efforts. Questions answered in this session:…

Webinar: Patient Data Licensing, Part 2 | What can we do with the data?

Thank you for joining us for the second part in our Patient Data Licensing Series: What can we do with the data? The panelists, John Plummer of the Vanderbilt Medical Center and Gavin Foltz of Duke University, will review the transfer and protection of patient data via: • Clinical trial agreements • Non-clinical industry-nonprofit agreements…

Webinar: Life Science Term Sheets

Over the past year, tech transfer directors from Columbia, Duke, JHU, Penn, MIT, Stanford, and Yale worked with life science VCs from 5AM, Atlas, Polaris, OUP, RA Capital, and Venrock to create a common set of principles for university startup deal negotiations. These principles were captured in two documents: “Recommendations for Term Sheet Structuring”, covering equity, royalties, milestones, sublicensing, know-how royalties, diligence, and other recommendations for creating win-win outcomes; and “Recommendations for Process Improvements”, with recommendations for structuring the negotiation process itself to avoid unnecessary friction, gain buy-in early, and avoid overly long and painful negotiations.