Starting up Medical Device Companies: Thursday, April 9, 2015

  • 09 Apr 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • SiMT, 1951 Pisgah Road Florence, South Carolina 29502

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Top pros with decades of experience in medical device start-ups will guide small-group workshop sessions at the  beautiful $50 million Design & Prototyping Center at SiMT.

 Participants  can qualify for $10,000 in professional services through SCBIO QuickStart.

Bring your questions. They will drive the sessions.

This is for researchers, entrepreneurs and executives who are thinking about medical device development or in some stage 

of moving a technology to market.

Clear thinking about Intellectual property, legal issues, regulatory questions, corporate organization along with designing and developing prototypes. 

AGENDA
Overview:
Keeping your sanity or remembering where you lost it 

Steve Johnson, COO, Brookhaven Medical

Workshop 1: SiMT Tour

David McBride, SiMT Rapid Prototyping Center

Workshop 2: Patents/Organization/Accounting and Regulations

Andy Coburn, Wyche Law ; Ben Klosowski, Thrive-IP; 

Mike McGovern, Bauknight  Pietras and Stormer

Workshop 3: Engineering, Designing Prototyping

Becky DeLegge , CEO DeLegge Medical;  James Simmons, SiMT; Tom O’Hanlan, Sealevel; 

Bill Clark, Tri-Tech USA

Workshop 4: Regulatory Pathways And Marketing /Selling/ Reimbursement

Tom McLean, Vice President, Norgenix, Kathryn Cole, Translational Science Solutions

Fundraising: The pitch, the pitcher, the point  

Tom Strange, Director R&D , St. Jude Medical, Pickens

Seph Wunder, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd - Fundraising issues and securities

Mark Semler, MUSC-IAN – What you need to demonstrate for each funder

Charlie Banks, Executive Manager, Capital Angels – Visiting Angels Do’s and Don’ts

Derek Willis, SC Launch - Getting ready for takeoff 




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