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HST 973
Evaluating a Biomedical Business Concept

Term: Fall

Course Director(s): Richard J. Cohen
Time:
W 2:30-5:30pm
Location:
MIT: E25-119
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
None
Restrictions:
Enrollment limited
MIT Units:
3-0-6 (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
N/A
Involves critical analysis of new biomedical business ideas. Inventors or principals of early stage companies present their ideas to the class and provide background material including scientific papers and patents. A team of students is assigned to evaluate each business idea. The students develop a series of analyses concerning the critical issues that each business idea would face. Company and student presentations supplemented by topic-specific lectures and presentations by biomedical entrepreneurs.