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NE Chpt: How and Why Companies and Institutions are Collaborating
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NE Chpt: How and Why Companies and Institutions are Collaborating

Collaborations come in many forms. Alliances are continually evolving to include not just the classic corporate business to business partnerships, but increasingly public-private partnerships, as well as business and academia partnerships. According to a 2018 Harvard Business Review article by Kenneth Lutchen, “in the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of research deals between companies and universities.”

3/28/2019
When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
101 Main Street
13th floor (10th floor for registration)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Michelle Gardner


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How and Why Companies and Institutions are Collaborating: IBM & MIT for Artificial Intelligence, and Sanofi & Partners Healthcare for BioPharma Innovation

Collaborations come in many forms. Alliances are continually evolving to include not just the classic corporate business to business partnerships, but increasingly public-private partnerships, as well as business and academia partnerships. According to a 2018 Harvard Business Review article by Kenneth Lutchen, “in the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of research deals between companies and universities.” In our own backyard we have some very exciting and interesting examples to learn from.

At this event we will discuss Best Practices from Business and University Alliances with IBM and MIT, as well as Sanofi and Partners Healthcare.  We will have a facilitated panel discussion to learn from the unique characteristics of these partnerships, with focus on collaboration-related themes such as those listed below.

 

Strategic Alignment

  • Balancing commercial objectives with scientific objectives
  • Cultural differences

Defining, Measuring and Communicating Value

  • Expediting innovation and time to value

Partnering Capabilities

  • Alliance management best practices applied to / tailored for these collaborations
  • Talent and skill development and sharing

Mitigating Risks of Partnering

  • Business model/operational differences and safety nets

Panelists

Lisa Amini, PhD |  Director | IBM Research Cambridge

Seema Basu, PhD | Market Sector LeaderPartners HealthCare

Amita Joshi, PhD | Director, Alliance Management  | Sanofi

Moderator

Jan Twombly, CSAP | PresidentThe Rhythm of Business

 The ASAP New England chapter would like to thank Alnylam Pharmaceuticals for hosting this event.

For more information email us at info@strategic-alliances.org or call +1-781-562-1630