Manage and implement commercial strategy of intellectual property generated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, including disclosure identification and evaluation, patent strategy, licensing and commercialization.
???Commercial Strategy & Planning Assess the commercial potential of high value and impact disclosed technologies and develop a strategy and product plan to advance those programs to a value inflection point and commercial exit (license to existing company, new venture formation, etc.). Work with researchers, clinicians, internal, and external advisors to ensure plan is scientifically, clinically, and commercially sound.
???Product Development Execute on the product development plan and funding strategy to accelerate the assets towards a commercial endpoint. Actively participate and lead the project, aligning stakeholders along the way, to ensure project is hitting milestones.
??? Business Development / Market Insights Build knowledge of and relationships with appropriate partners and industries for effective partnering- industry feedback, research collaborations, licensing, etc. Develop and manage synergistic partnerships and collaborations with stakeholders to advance projects.
???Project Management Participate in due diligence, negotiations, and agreement development/management to ensure the interests of the institution are upheld. Liaise with internal and external counsel when appropriate. Create a project-specific funding strategy. Identifying and applying for commercially-relevant funding opportunities (non-dilutive) to support the product development. Source funding opportunities from the institution, state programs, federal programs, foundations, philanthropists, pharma/biotech companies, and venture funds. Explore and develop creative funding strategies to advance projects.
???Patent Portfolio Strategy Participate in patent strategy by providing technology and commercial insight so the Patent Manager can consider and lead implementation of overall strategy to ensure highest value patents.
???Bachelor's degree in a related field ???Advanced Degree in a related field ???5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline
MBA and/or PhD
Relevant industry and/or entrepreneurial drug development experience
Experience working in a large biomedical research institution
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