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The course is a well-balanced blend of fundamental management know-how and cutting-edge practises relevant to the industry. It has been designed to enable managers to successfully lead a corporation in a highly complex business area. Its main finalities are:

  • Assisting managers to acquire relevant knowledge
  • Enabling them to make the best decisions in risk-laden situations
  • Have a market-driven approach
  • Make the right R&D policy changes
  • Ensure the best match in selecting the financing source
  • Determine strategic direction particularly in view of the fast-changing regulatory environment
  • Understand the challenges of technology transfer and licensing
  • Plan for the best intellectual property protection
  • Manage the ethical issues.

Participant Profile

It is targeted to graduates from the Life Sciences looking to specialize in the management of corporations active in biotechnology.

Course Content

  • Definitions and History of the Biotechnology Industry
  • Common Laboratory Techniques
  • Fundamental Research in Biotechnology
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • R&D Management
  • Product Development in Biotechnology
  • Financing in Biotechnology
  • US Biotechnology Companies
  • Biotechnology Clusters
  • Supply Chain and Logistics in Biotechnology
  • Risks of Biotechnology
  • Medical Applications in Biotechnology
  • ISO Norms, IVD Directives, CE Marks
  • Clinical Trials, Regulatory Affairs
  • Product Management and Business Development in Biotechnology
  • Marketing Strategies for Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Manufacturing Bioprocesses in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Information Technology in the Biosciences
  • Applied Research, Methodology and Management in the Biotechnology Industry
  • Biotechnology in the Agriculture Industry
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Biotechnology in the Food Industry
  • Manufacturing Bioprocesses in the Food Industry
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Industrial Applications in Biotechnology
  • Biosafety and Regulatory Affairs
  • Marketing of Biotechnology Innovation in the Agri-Food Industry
  • Management of Biotechnology SMEs
  • Competitive Intelligence in Biotechnology
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Scenario Planning Workshop
  • Ethics in Biotechnology