Course Details

Careers in Bioscience Entrepreneurship: Finding Your Place in a Biocluster

This course is designed to follow Dr. Arlen Meyers’ “Bioscience Entrepreneurship” course for biomedical scientists and engineers at all stages of their careers who are interested in learning more about the various career opportunities in bioscience entrepreneurship. Dr. Meyers starts off the first part of this course by explaining the concept of bio-clusters and how to research them. He also explores the fundamental questions of Where you want to go: finding your place in the cluster; Where are you now: doing a self-assessment and filling in the gaps and How do you get there: implementing your plan. In the second part of the course, Dr. Meyers leads a panel of scientists and engineers in various roles in private sector, who discuss their own career paths and how they got to where they are today.

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Course Author

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Instructor: Arlen Meyers

Dr. Arlen Meyers is the president and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) and is a professor emeritus of otolaryngology, dentistry and engineering at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health. A serial bio-entrepreneur and consultant, Dr. Meyers has created several medical device companies with his primary research in biomedical and health innovation and entrepreneurship and life science technology commercialization. Dr. Meyers consults for and speaks to companies, governments and colleges and universities internationally on bio-entrepreneurship, bioscience, health care, health care IT, medical tourism, new product development, product design and financing new ventures. He is a former Harvard-Macy fellow and completed a Fulbright at Kings Business, the commercialization office of technology transfer at Kings College in London and was named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives.

Course Overview

Duration: 1 hour

  • How to prepare for a bio-science entrepreneurial career track
  • Researching and finding your place in the bio-cluster
  • Doing a self-assessment and filling the gaps
  • Developing and implementing your plan
  • Panel discussion with experts working in various positions in the field

Certificate of completion

  • Earn 1 PDH

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