Innovation Symposium Series

Navigating the Innovation Lifecycle:
Bringing New Ideas to Healthcare

The Symposium Series is a complimentary, invitation-only gathering that encourages innovation and recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of our research community. It is open to any PHS-affiliated investigator, clinician and administrator working on, or considering, research that will enhance the care continuum, improve the patient experience and increase positive outcomes.

Each Symposium session is richly designed to provide the education, tools and real-world examples needed to help commercialize your research, including:

Introducing the Symposium Series: Attend One, Attend All

Tuesday, September 19
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
BWH Bornstein Family Amphitheater

Tuesday, October 17
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MGH Simches Research Center Auditorium, CR 3110

Thursday, December 7
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BWH Bornstein Family Amphitheater

Wednesday, January 24
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MGH Simches Research Center Auditorium, CR 3110

Wednesday, February 28
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MGH Simches Research Center Auditorium, CR 3110

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Join us and learn how to pave a pathway to commercialize your research:

  • Position your ideas and market them to Industry
  • Manage your intellectual property
  • Negotiate research and material transfer agreements
  • Develop agreements for commercialization of intellectual property
  • Provide guidance and network for start-up opportunities

Sponsored by Partners HealthCare Innovation, the Symposium is a five-part speaker series focused on navigating the innovation lifecycle. Attendees will hear from Innovation staff, HIT experts, investors and deal-makers from industry, venture, government and academia.

Each session will also include a networking event with refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.

Committed to Innovation
Every day—in research labs across eastern Massachusetts—investigators, doctors and nurses at Partners HealthCare are working to discover new treatment options, medical devices and technology to improve the lives and outcomes of patients. Partners HealthCare Innovation works directly with researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital and Spaulding Hospital to commercialize their innovations. It is our mission to enable commercialization through the best route for a given technology, and ensure that technologies can benefit patients.