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Make, License, or Buy?

Dominique Freeman (Vice President, Business Development, Ximedica)

Martha Najib (Vice President, Business Development, Ximedica)

Location: 210B

Date: Thursday, February 7

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Track: MD&M West: Product Development & User-Centered Design

Vault Recording: TBD

With rapid advancements in technology, medical device companies are experiencing financial pressure to quickly expand and innovate product portfolios. In this competitive environment, it's essential to act quickly and make decisions based on the anticipated direction of the healthcare industry to remain relevant. In this session, you’ll learn how to apply advanced techniques for more accurately calculating return on investment when developing a product, licensing intellectual property, or buying a company.

Topics covered include:

  • Best practices for comparing product development timelines for clinical build
  • Determining the market value of licensed intellectual property
  • Performing due diligence in conducting technology assessments to answer the question of whether to make, license, or buy