The Surgical Entrepreneur: Innovation and Investment Strategies - non CME
For practicing surgeons, trainees, students and innovators of any background, this course will provide insight, advice and instruction on how to bring your ideas and inventions into meaningful clinical practice, advise means of obtaining necessary financial support for product development, and reinforce the perseverance required for success. In addition, attendees will learn about investment strategies used by venture capitalists to identify promising opportunities both for those seeking investment capital and those seeking investment opportunities. Finally, course attendees will be the first to receive instruction on the SAGES Investment Network Collaborative (SINC), an opportunity to actually invest in developing technology. As an added bonus, course attendees will receive a ticket to be exclusive audience voters for the SAGES Shark Tank competition and exclusive reserved seating for that event (RSVP required). Additionally, course attendees will be given access to Varia Ventures investment opportunities.
- Organize device commercialization opportunities into successful enterprise for the benefit of patient care.
- Recognize opportunities to move intellectual property into the clinical realm.
- Appraising opportunities for the purpose of harnessing resources for development.
|Introduction and Objectives||2:00 pm - 2:05 pm|
|Owning your Idea: Developing and Protecting Your Intellectual Property||2:05 pm - 2:20 pm|
|How to Get Companies to Build Your Ideas||2:20 pm - 2:35 pm|
|Selling Your Product: How to Pitch Your Company to a Business Competition||2:35 pm - 2:50 pm|
||Panel Discussion||2:50 pm - 3:00 pm|
|Failing Forward - Innovation Requires Perseverance||3:00 pm - 3:30 pm|
|No Assignment Needed
||Exhibit Hall Break||3:30 pm - 4:00 pm|
|Monetizing Your Innovation||4:00 pm - 4:20 pm|
|Investing like a Venture Capitalist: A Nuts and Bolts Introduction||4:20 pm - 4:40 pm|
|An Introduction to the SAGES Investment Network: What? Why? And How?||4:40 pm - 5:00 pm|
||Panel Discussion||5:00 pm - 5:30 pm|