Next Chapter For Biotech? Many Say 'Convergence' With Data Science

by WBUR June 8, 2018- So far, the digital revolution has mostly been a disappointment in health care. Doctors stare at their screens instead of us. Specialists and emergency rooms still don’t have all our records. But artificial intelligence, big data analytics and deep learning are converging on health care in a big way, information…

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Case Closed: Taking the Mystery Out of Start-Ups and Venture Capital Funding

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Medical innovation often gets its start incubated inside a start-up company that receives needed financing from venture capitalists. The fifth Symposium Series session, held at Simches on February 28th, focused on how to leverage venture capital financing to translate and commercialize medical research inside of a start-up company. The event featured two sessions: a fireside…

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Case Closed: Taking the Mystery Out of Start-Ups and Venture Capital Funding

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Medical innovation often gets its start incubated inside a start-up company that receives needed financing from venture capitalists. The fifth Symposium Series session, held at Simches on February 28th, focused on how to leverage venture capital financing to translate and commercialize medical research inside of a start-up company. The event featured two sessions: a fireside…

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Navigating Healthcare IT: Winning Strategies to Commercialize Your HIT Invention

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The opportunities and challenges of commercializing Healthcare Information Technology, or HIT, are different from those in licensing other patent-protected technologies. The third Symposium Series session, held on December 7th, took up that challenge and focused on the many activities Partners is engaged in to facilitate development of cutting edge HIT tools to support patient care.…

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IP Protection: Safeguarding your Research for Commercialization

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The journey of taking a great new idea and advancing it to improving patient care can be long and often includes solving problems inventors have not previously faced. Understanding and navigating how the intellectual property (IP) behind an invention can be protected is among the more daunting of these challenges. Fortunately, with the development of…

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IP Protection: Safeguarding your Research for Commercialization

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The journey of taking a great new idea and advancing it to improving patient care can be long and often includes solving problems inventors have not previously faced. Understanding and navigating how the intellectual property (IP) behind an invention can be protected is among the more daunting of these challenges. Fortunately, with the development of…

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IP Protection: Safeguarding your Research for Commercialization

Partners WEB Blog Graphics 171013 1032 SYMPOSIUM 150

The journey of taking a great new idea and advancing it to improving patient care can be long and often includes solving problems inventors have not previously faced. Understanding and navigating how the intellectual property (IP) behind an invention can be protected is among the more daunting of these challenges. Fortunately, with the development of…

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Patent 101: Learn the importance of patents…and how to protect your invention.

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What: In the United States, a patent gives the inventor an exclusive right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the claimed invention. Many people unfamiliar with the patenting process mistakenly believe that patents protect ideas when in reality it is the invention that is protected. Think of an invention…

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Patent 101: Learn the importance of patents…and how to protect your invention.

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What: In the United States, a patent gives the inventor an exclusive right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the claimed invention. Many people unfamiliar with the patenting process mistakenly believe that patents protect ideas when in reality it is the invention that is protected. Think of an invention…

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Filling The Gap: Translating Your Research Via Disease Foundation Support

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An energetic audience gathered on September 19th at The Brigham to attend the Partners Innovation Symposium Series in which the focus was “Filling The Gap: Translating Your Research Via Disease Foundation Support”. The session was focused on developing strategies for obtaining translational research funding from disease focused foundations and was the first of five Symposium…

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