Join us with UHN’s Mark Taylor and Rotman’s Will Mitchell on "Overview of the MedTech Sector" on Jan. 24!

Presented by the Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy in partnership with the University Health Network Office of Technology Development & Commercialization, this session is one in a series whose goal is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies. Participation will involve focused pre-readings, together with active engagement in discussions during the sessions.

SPEAKERS:

  • Prof. Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization; Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Managment, University of Toronto; and

  • Mark Taylor, Team Lead - Licensing & Commercialization (UHN-TDC), Director of Commercialization, University Health Network (TECHNA)

DATE: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

TIMING: 6:00-6:30pm registration check-in; 6:30-7:30pm presentations, discussion and Q&A; 7:30-8:00pm reception

PLACE: Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 105 St. George Street, Toronto (Classroom 1065, Main Floor, South Building)

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 + HST per person (includes 1 seat at the presentation and light reception) - register to attend all 4 sessions for $75.00 plus HST

Inviting Clients, Colleagues or Friends: if you know others who might be interested, please forward.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Questions: events@rotman.utoronto.ca, (416) 978-6119

 

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ABOUT THE MEDTECH MODULE: 

Presented by the Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy in partnership with the University Health Network Office of Technology Development & Commercialization, the goal of this series is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies. Participation will involve focused pre-readings, together with active engagement in discussions during the sessions.

For those who register and attend all four sessions in the MedTech Module, you may be eligible for a Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Series Certificate of Completion.

Click the below links to sign up for MedTech Sessions 1-4 before the event date:

• January 24, 2018 - MedTech Session 1: Overview of the MedTech Sector

• February 14, 2018 - MedTech Session 2: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy

• February 28, 2018 - MedTech Session 3: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy

• March 14, 2018 - MedTech Session 4: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy

For more information on Link and Learn Series Certificates and Modules visit the Centre for Health Sector Strategy Website.

 

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: 

Will Mitchell serves as a Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman, where he holds the Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization. Will studies business dynamics in developed and emerging markets, investigating how businesses change as their competitive environments change and, in turn, how business changes contribute to ongoing corporate and social performance. Will teaches courses in corporate strategy, emerging market strategy, entrepreneurial strategy, and pharmaceutical and other health sector strategy. He serves as a board member of Neuland Laboratories, Ltd. (Hyderabad).

 

Mark Taylor is the Director of Commercialization for the Techna Institute. He joined UHN's Technology Development and Commercialization office to look after engineering and related commercialization activities for the hospital. Since Mark joined UHN, there has been a significant increase in the UHN commercial activity in the medical device area with commercial transactional deal flow arguably in the top tier of North American institutions. Mark's primary interest is in accelerating and increasing commercial outcomes of the local research community based on real results and by example. Mark holds one issued patent, several refereed journal publications, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.