Activate is a collaborative mentorship program that facilitates the creation of Harvard-based life sciences companies.
If there is a technology that you want to commercialize, Activate will help you get off the ground by connecting you with the expertise, resources, and structure required to build a life science company.
Based on your startup's needs, each scientific group will pair up with a Harvard Business School MBA student and receive hands-on coaching from 2-3 mentors through MassBio throughout the duration of the program. In addition, teams will meet during deep-dive session and receive advice from industry experts in IP, operations, and business strategy, and feedback from top-tier investors
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Enable scientists and business students with the tools and expertise to start new ventures
Spark new intellectual communities and build bridges across Harvard schools & Boston biotech ecosystem
Increase quality, volume, and efficiency of spin-outs from Harvard labs that aim to solve pressing biomedical challenges
RECEIVE MENTORSHIP FROM ACTIVATE PARTNERS AND ADVISORS ON IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF COMMERCIALIZATION
APPROVAL FROM PI
WELL DEFINED TECHNOLOGY
CLEAR IP AROUND THE TECHNOLOGY
CLEAR POTENTIAL TO APPLY THE TECHNOLOGY
TEAM INTENDING AND WILLING TO ‘SPIN-OUT’ IN THE NEAR FUTURE
HANDS-ON COACHING FROM 2-3 MENTORS THROUGH MASSBIO
•ADVICE FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS IN IP, OPERATIONS, & BUSINESS STRATEGY
•FEEDBACK FROM TOP-TIER INVESTORS
TICKETS TO 2019 MASSBIO ANNUAL MEETING
TICKETS TO 2018 MASSACHUSETTS LIFE SCIENCES INNOVATION DAY
RIDE-SHARING TRAVEL CREDIT
$5000 PRIZE FOR WINNING PITCH
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