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What you will learn from this workshop:

This workshop will address the growing business of global health. Groups such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, BioVentures for Global Health, the Novartis Vaccines Institute for Global Health, Intercell, the Wellcome Trust, and Merck have all made strategic investments in the development of vaccines and therapeutics against infectious disease targets. However, the question still remains whether there will be the commercial or political appetite to commercialise products which have low margin, even if the target populations range in the billions. Speakers for this workshop will discuss the financing, development, and commercialization strategies, opportunities, and hurdles experienced working in this space.

Key reasons to attend:

  • Gain an understanding of the global health space
  • Discover market opportunities
  • Learn from some leading figures in the area

 

 

About the workshop leader:

Jennifer Hannesschlager, Ph.D., focuses on biodefense and public health preparedness. Specific areas of interest include emerging infectious diseases, advanced purchase agreements and global health markets, the Select Agent and Toxins regulations, and dual-use technologies.


Dr. Hannesschlager has more than 12 years of research experience with companies, universities and nongovernmental organizations in London, Peru, Trinidad, Venezuela, and the United States. Most recently, she was a senior researcher with Thomson Medstat, a national health care intelligence and research company. While there, she was involved in the implementation and evaluation of
epidemiological studies. Dr. Hannesschlager has extensive experience working in the areas of infectious disease control and policy, vector/virus interactions and viral transmission patterns.

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Workshop programme

13:30 Registration and Coffee

14:00 Welcome and introduction

14:20 Market incentives and opportunities

15:20 Afternoon Tea

15:40 Commercialisation strategies and disease indications

17:00 Wrap-up and close of workshop

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CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

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