And the Winners are...
4th Annual Biotechnology Conference & Case Competition
We are excited to announce the winners of this year's case competition, who presented compelling solutions to a real-world business case from lead sponsor Boston Scientific.
First Place ($10,000 prize) - Johns Hopkins University
Second Place ($5,000 prize) - Wake Forest University
Third Place ($2,000 prize) - University of Florida
Honorable Mention Awards ($500 each):
Northwestern University - Best Document
University of California-Berkeley - Best Targeting Strategy
University of California-Los Angeles - Best Partnership Proposal
University of California-San Diego - Best Analysis of Given Data
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill - Most Creative
In addition to the student teams, we want to thank our 2013 Biotechnology Conference & Case Competition Co-Chairs, Advisors and Sponsors:
Galen Price, Jeanelle Feimster, Monica Cu, Maria Bahawdory
Faculty Advisors: Len Preslar- Executive Director of Biotechnology Conference & Adjunct Professor
Scott Shafer-Professor of Management
Sponsors: Boston Scientific, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Banner Pharmacaps, Benefit Advocates, BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina, Bourne Partners, Cornerstone Health Care, Covidien, Merz Pharmaceuticals, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Sanofi and TransTech Pharma.
We also wish to thank our keynote presenter Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, President, Piedmont Triad Research Park and Chief Innovation Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and our panel members who contributed to an engaging evening of discussion on the challenges and opportunities of life science business development.
To view video of the Biotech Conference keynote address and panel discussion, click on the link below.
Wake Forest Schools of Business Biotech Conference Keynote and Panel Discussion - 2/8/13 from WFU Schools of Business on vimeo.com.