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Biotech Startup School@KU 2019 - Course Material

 

Timing  Topic Assignments
Pre Course  

In Prep for Week 1:
DOWNLOAD ASSIGNMENT TEMPLATE
DOWNLOAD VALUE PROPOSITION CANVAS - This is the worksheet for Week 1 and subsequent sessions.
* Acquaint yourself with seminar materials, especially the SS @ KU workbook templates which you’ll complete and present each week.
* Watch Kauffman FoundersSchool video: The Lean Approach: Getting Out of the Building: Customer Development (duration 5:44)
* Prepare Value Proposition worksheet.
    (pg 8 of Assignment Template)
* Prepare list of stakeholders to be interviewed.
    (pg 9-10 of Assignment Template)  

Week 1

Identify the Potential Commercial Application via Value Proposition

Presenter Slide Deck

Preserve Your Patent Rights
SHARPhub Flow Chart

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In Prep for Week 2:
* Revise Value Proposition. (pg 8 of Assignment Template)
* Watch DOE Phase 1 Proposal Preparation Videos (Tutorial 21)
     Specifically watch - "Market Size - Demo" (duration 10:27)
     Next watch - "Financial - Demo" (duration 6:23)
* Read: Writing an SBIR Commercialization Plan
* Conduct secondary research to identify competitors, strengths/weaknesses, and opportunities for differentiation.

Week 2

Identifying Your Competitive Leverage

Presenter Slide Deck

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In Prep for Week 3:
* Refine Competitive Leverage assessment. 
     (pg 17 of Assignment Template)
* Update SS @ KU workbook.
* Watch Saïd Business School, University of Oxford video/podcasts - "How Can I Protect My Ideas?":
   Chapter 1 (duration 3:40)
   Chapter 2 (duration 11:35)
   Chapter 3 (duration 9:20)
   Chapter 4 (duration 24:47)
   Chapter 5 (duration 12:07)
   Chapter 6 (duration 2:44)
* Watch SciTech Lecture Series-IP Protection for Biotechnology Inventions (duration 51:54)
* Read - Fact Sheet - IP in Biotechnology
* Read - World Intellectual Property Office Handbook
* Read - IP Rights - Role in Biotechnology
* Read - IP: Powerful Tool to Develop Biotechnology Research
* Consider/prepare basis for Intellectual Property.
   (pg 19-20 of Assignment Template)

Week 3

Intellectual Property Position and Strategy

Presenter Slide Deck (updated)

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In Prep for Week 4:
* Construct outline of IP opportunities.
* Update SS @ KU workbook.
* Read Chapter 4 Influence of Standards Organizations and Regulatory Agencies.
* Watch Fast Forward Medical Innovation Videos:
   Part 1: FDA Regulations and Medical Device Pathways to Market (duration 28:20)
        NOTE: If you are familiar with basic regulatory classifications and quality systems requirements then skip this video (Part 1).
   Part 2: FDA Regulation of Medical Device Software (duration 17:48)
        NOTE: Watch Part 2 only if it is appropriate for your specific device.
   Part 3: Innovator Implications - FDA Regulation of Medical Device Software (duration 28:21)
* Prepare plan including milestones and funding plan for addressing regulatory requirements.

Week 4

Regulatory Pathway and Reimbursement

Presenter Slide Deck

SHARPhub Slide Deck

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In Prep for Week 5:
* Refine regulatory plan.
* Prepare preliminary revenue model (licensing targets, licensor revenues, likely licensing terms).
* Complete SS @ KU workbook, prepare final presentation and reflect mentor feedback.

Week 5

Revenue Model

Presenter Slide Deck (updated)

Startup Pitch Deck

SHARPhub Cohort Info Slide Deck

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In Prep for Week 6:
* Acquaint yourself with SBIR application process available here.
* Watch Week 6 Videos – Note: When you click on the link, you will be asked to register at the SHARPhub website.
    Austin's Elevator Pitch Video
    NIH Overview by Andrea
Prepare elevator pitch for your company that can be used with Program Officers.

Week 6

NIH SBIR/STTR Program

Presenter Slide Deck

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In Prep for one-day intensive SHARPhub NIH SBIR training in March:
* Prepare SHARPhub Cohort Application available here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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