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Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences

Leveraging External Partnerships and Internal Collaborators to Cultivate an Innovation-Centric Culture

30 Nov-1 Dec 2016
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Boston - Cambridge, Boston, MA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences

By attending the Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences Conference, delegates will receive practical knowledge and tangible tactics from leading innovation, product and business development, and R&D professionals on how to establish innovation-first and centric culture, develop external partnerships to boost project potential, and curate winning projects that will garner a market advantage.

Key Topics

  • Dissolve innovation silos to foster innovative thinking throughout the organizational structure
  • Promote ‘greenhousing’ to isolate ideas and eliminate potential interference to capture full project opportunity and market value
  • Forge strategic partnerships to drive industry change and development
  • Assess risk and reward to appropriate resources and achieve maximum ROI
  • Institute key milestones to evaluate project validity and maintain time and budget constraints
  • Previous Attendees Include

    US Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson, GE Electric Company, AstraZeneca, Wipro Technologies, Philips Healthcare, Integra LifeSciences, Covidien, Zimmer Dental, Abbott Laboratories Inc., Shire Pharmaceutical, Merit Medical Systems, St. Jude Medical, Stryker Instruments, Bayer Healthcare, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly and Company, Medtronic Inc., Boston Scientific, Baxter International

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    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

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    Practical Insights From

    Paul Fischer
    Chief Innovation Officer
    W.L. Gore & Associates

    Chandra Ramanathan
    Vice President and Head, East Coast Innovation Center
    Bayer Healthcare

    Adam Keeney
    Global Head of External Innovation

    Sanjoy Ray
    Director, Strategic Alliances and Healthcare Innovation

    Irena Cantrall
    Director of Innovation, R&D

    Houdad Javidnia
    Director of Workforce Digital Innovation
    Johnson & Johnson

    Gati Dharani
    Senior Associate Director, Pipeline Strategy and Payer Collaborations
    Boehringer Ingelheim

    Cristin Moran
    Head, Front End Innovation

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Good conference with a wide range of topics discussed. Very good speakers with very extensive knowledge & experience." Candence Pharmaceuticals
    • “Great content & speakers, wonderful networking opportunities, enjoyed discussion sessions.” DePuy Spine
    • "Overall excellent selection of speakers. They were very knowledgeable & credible." Sanofi-Aventis
    • “Information pitched at the right level-great real life examples applied.” Stryker
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Amanda Pink

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6310
    Fax: 312-540-3000 Ext: 6327