Biomedical Entrepreneurship Summer Course

***In response to the unprecedented public health challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the I-Trep 2020 Summer Course has been canceled. Thank you for your patience and understanding.***


Want to be a beta tester and help us pilot our virtual training program?  We are excited to offer virtual training tailored to the needs of selected participants the week of August 17-21, 2020.


Interested?  Fill out the short application and email it to tina.thornton@uvm.edu by July 20.  

This intensive biomedical entrepreneurship course is designed to bridge the gap between biomedical researchers and the mainstream customer by providing a practical understanding of what is required to bring products to the marketplace and the roadmap to get there.  This course is free for selected applicants.  Travel and housing are covered for out-of-state participants.  

2019 Seminar Series--public seminars that are open to all that accompany the course!

DateTitlePresenter 

June 14

HSRF 300

12-1PM

Designing and Building CARs for TherapyCharles Sentman, Ph.D., The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth CollegeBio

June 17

HSRF 300

12-1PM

Learn how FDA Regulation Applies to Your InventionDavid McMillan, Ph.D., FDA ToxicologistBio

June 18

HSRF 300

12-1PM

Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Start-UpsDanial Kolker, Ph.D., Supervisory Patent Examiner, USPTOBio

June 19

HSRF 300

12-1PM

First Steps to Turn Your Idea into a Start-UpSarah O'Connell Kalil, CEO at CoreMap, Inc.Bio

June 20

HSRF 400

3-4PM

Experiences of a Life Science EntrepreneurJerry Williamson, Ph.D., CEO at NanoView Biosciences Bio

2018 Seminar Series

DateTitlePresenter 

June 15

HSRF 300

12-1 PM


Intellectual Property: What? How? and Why?

Matt Beaudet, Senior Legal Counsel, Novartis

Bio 

June 18

HSRF 400

12-1 PM

Do we Need a Biopharmaceutical Industry?- a 20-year Perspective.

David Meeker,

Former President & CEO, Genzyme

Bio 
June 19

HSRF 400

12-1 PM

Regulation of Drugs and Biologics by the Food and Drug AdministrationSandra Heibel, CSO, BIOPHARMA GLOBAL, Inc.Bio 

 

June 20

HSRF 300

12-1 PM

A Day in the Life of a Startup

Patrice Milos, 

President and CEO, MEDLEY GENOMICS

 

Bio 
June 21

HSRF 300

12-1 PM

 

Venture Capital in the World of Biomedical Startups

Amita Shukla, Founder & CEO, Vitamita

Bio

 

2017 Seminar Series

DateTitlePresenterInformation

June 19

 

 

Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Start-ups

Daniel Kolker, Ph.D.,

Supervisory Patent Examiner,

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Bio 
June 20

 

 

Innovation Pathways

Phil Weilerstein,

President & CEO, VentureWell

Bio 
June 21

 

 

Venture Capital and the World of Biopharmaceutical Start-ups

Tim Shannon, M.D.,

Venture Partner, Caanan Partners

Bio 

 

June 22

 

 

A very Long and Winding Road...to Sucess

Randolph Noelle, Ph.D., 

Co-founder of ImmuNext,

Professor, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Bio 
June 23

 

 

Disrupting Healthcare

John Abele, 

Co-founder of Boston Scientific

Bio

 

2020 Course Resources

 

*Online Event Application

*Deadline July 20

 

2020 Course is CANCELED

2019 Course Schedule

2018 Course Schedule