Healthcare Innovation: Market Opportunity & Securing IP - Part 3 of 10

Learn the overall process for systematic innovation & frameworks.

Do you have a healthcare idea or existing startup that you want to bring to market? Then this series is for you! Join us to learn from experts and entrepreneurs while gaining experience working on real projects that can become investment-ready ventures.

This is a year-long monthly series where participants will learn from experts and entrepreneurs and gain experience working on real projects that have the potential to become investment-ready ventures. You will learn systematic approaches to anticipate and solve entrepreneurial problems on the road to launching an investable startup. Whether you have an idea, a prototype, an existing healthcare startup, or if you have clinical or academic expertise and want to bring your healthcare ideas to market, this series is for you.

Apr 14 - Market Opportunity & Securing IP
Defining and articulating market opportunity in terms of TAM, SAM, & SOM. We'll cover how intellectual property & defensibility relate to market opportunity & why some patents are much more valuable than others.

May 12 - Business Model
We will take you through the components & types of business models, give you real-life examples, and a sense of how investors evaluate them.

June 9 - Go-to-Market Strategy
What it means to go to market, common mistakes startups make, why that can lead to failure in the commercialization stage/securing an investment.

July 14 - FDA Processes & Business Regulations
The basics you need to know to get you ready to deal with regulatory issues/questions.

Aug 11 - Clinical Trials Overview
The basics and help determine when and how to navigate this space.

Sep 8 - Basics of Finance & Funding Sources
We will focus on the basics, investor expectation, & evaluating your team

Oct 13 - Financial Projections & Investor Perspectives
We will walk you through the parameters, obtaining the data, & prepare you for doing financial projections yourself.

Nov 10 - Pitch Decks
We will be building, practicing, & evaluating the main points in an investor pitch deck.


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The SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation is a resource for any high-technology, high-growth, scalable venture from both the Orange County and UCI ecosystem that needs assistance with business planning, business development and funding-readiness. The center hosts several VC and Angel investors on site, as well as various ecosystem partners and industry professionals who work closely with the entrepreneurs.

Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Whether you’re looking for guidance with starting your new tech venture, obtaining angel or venture capital, or looking for SBIR/STTR assistance, we're here for you!

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