The MedStartup Workshops will provide opportunities for learning more on how to address the North American market. They are designed for those who are actively involved in their American expansion and wish to understand the legal & funding challenges in the Medtech/Biotech & Life Science Marketplace & Eco System as well as to gain experience from entrepreneurs that have succeeded entering the US market and working with US partners.
08:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
08:20 AM WELCOME REMARK
James Rosener, President, European American Chamber of Commerce® New York
PROGRAM I – 08:30 – 09:55 AM | ca. 90 mins with Q&A
Legal Issues to consider when entering or operating in the US market
Intellectual Property: trademarks, copyrights: What are you protecting?
Mark, goodwill, market share, technology; Patents and trade secrets in the U.S
What you should know about license agreements
Export rules for companies in regulated industries
Specific legal considerations for companies engaged with the U.S. Healthcare industry
US FDA approval process / Other relevant certifications/licenses
Privacy regulations: The divide between U.S. and Europe
Regulatory & compliance overview (major differences) – how to keep your legal expenses down.
PROGRAM II – 10:00 -10:45 AM | 45 mins with Q&A
Types of investors available: venture capital, private equity, public markets, strategic [equity, R&D partnerships, licensing, M&A]
Identifying the best source of financing that fits your business
The landscape of funding in the US
What US investors are looking for (business & legal aspects)
Working with US investors – the funding process
PROGRAM III – 10:55 – 11:45 PM | ca. 50 mins with Q&A
Understanding The U.S. Medtech/Biotech & Life Science Marketplace & Eco System
Introduction to the US Medtech and life science market
Federal & State Incentives available for Medtech/Biotech/life-science Companies
Challenges & Opportunities for European companies: Common Mistakes (business & legal aspects)
Briefing on US governmental & regulatory regimes for foreign companies entering the US
Engaging US Partners: What non-US companies need to consider when entering into joint ventures or other forms of partnerships
PROGRAMME IV – 11:45 – 12:30 PM | Ca. 45 mins
Meet & Greet with other med/bio-tech start-ups that have succeeded entering the US market and working with US partners.
MEDSTARTUP CLOSING LUNCH
DATE October 28th 2016 : 01:30pm – 02:30pm
VENUE : Consulate General of France, 934 5th Ave, New York, NY 10021
ATTENDEE S : 60 French Executives from the Medtech, Biotech & Digital Health industries & Medias