Oct. 11th – Marcadia Biotech: Launching and operating a virtual life sciences company
Kent Hawryluk talks virtual life sciences with IBEN. Kent was co-founder and VP of Business Development for Marcadia Biotech, before it was purchased by Roche. Reports state the deal could be up to 537 million dollars based on performance, only four years after it’s founding.
As technology and the market evolves, running a life sciences company virtually is becoming a popular strategy. Join us for this rare opportunity to discuss these strategies and the Marcadia story with one of their founders.
Co-founder/VP, Business Development & Finance at Marcadia Biotech, Inc.
Partner at Twilight Venture Partners
President at Tall Ship Capital Company
When: Oct 11th, 2011 5-7pm
Where: Riley Outpatient Center
This event is at Riley Hospital at the IU Medical Center. There is an attached parking garage just south of the building. After exiting the parking structure at ground level on the north side (past the elevators), entering the main hallway, there is a stairway down about 100 feet on the left hand side (a protective gate is at the top) to the auditorium. This stairway is past the information desk.
The Indiana Biomedical Entrepreneur Network (IBEN) strives to enable entrepreneurship in life sciences and medicine throughout Indiana. This is achieved through social networking, education and events featuring experienced entrepreneurs.
IBEN is open to all who play a role or have an interest in biomedical entrepreneurship, from academics to product.
IBEN is made possible by Ice Miller, the IURTC, and The Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)