Start Date: 07/12/2016
End Date: 09/12/2016
Venue: Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1RQ, United Kingdom
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences
Contact: Scientific Conferences team
This course will focus on the specific knowledge required to translate and commercialise genomics research, for example the type of IP (e.g. database rights, software copyright vs more ’classical‘ patent rights), the history and culture landscape (e.g. navigating the complexities of open source licenses for the benefit of innovation), and the use and sharing of human genetic data, including ethical and policy considerations.
This course is designed for a range of professionals involved in exploitation of technologies, such as knowledge transfer/technology transfer professionals, business analysts in the investment community, innovation funders or senior researchers actively involved in translation. As the course has a specific emphasis on highlighting business models and developing spin outs as an exploitation route, it will also be useful to aspiring entrepreneurs. Through this course we aim to help build a community of professionals working in the translation of genomics and informatics.
The programme will be delivered by entrepreneurs, investors, industry users and technology transfer professionals. The content will be delivered through lectures, discussions, case studies and group work. Each session will start with an introduction to the the session followed by discussions of real life examples, relevent case studies and group work. We aim to provide an immersive and engaging experience for participants.
Sessions will include:
- Commercial opportunities arising from data aggregation
- Exploiting bioinformatics tools
- Externalising bioinformatics pipeline
- Translating biomarkers, genetic signatures or gene panels
This is a residential course. All participants are requested to stay onsite for the full duration to benefit fully from discussions and interactions with the faculty and other students.