Phacilitate WEBINAR SERIES: Funding, Commercialisation and Market Access for Advanced Therapies

WEBINAR SERIES: Funding, Commercialisation and Market Access for Advanced Therapies

This webinar series has been co-organised by Phacilitate and Biotech and Money/LSX

Welcome to the three-part webinar series dedicated to the funding, commercialisation and market access for advanced therapies. It is designed to take you through the advanced therapies journey addressing the main barriers to commercialisation along the way and solutions to get treatments to the patients that need them.

You can register for one, two or all three webinars.

 

Part Two May 22nd, 2018: Overcoming the scale-up challenge and the role of tech innovation and financing in commercial success

The second session tackles the scale-up challenge faced en masse by our industry. You will focus on solutions to overcome barriers to commercialisation of advanced therapies, including the role of tech innovation and financing.

Rodney Rietze, Senior Investigator, Exploratory Immuno-Oncology group at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research will be sharing his extensive automation experience, as well as providing a framework to ensure your capital investment in automation technology delivers the anticipated ROI.

Ron Philip, Head of Global Commercial, Spark Therapeutics will explore the challenges of commercialising a novel, one-time treatment for an ultra-rare disease. Ron will also remark on establishing the right service model within very limited parameters, i.e. a limited patient pool and the specific skill sets needed for the practitioners and surgeons.

This session will discuss:

  • How does scale-up impede commercialisation of advanced therapies?
  • Understanding automation and the lifecycle of an automation project
  • Developing a robust automation strategy; when and where do you begin? 
  • Commercialising a novel, one-time treatment for an ultra-rare disease
  • Ensuring your capital delivers the anticipated return on investment (ROI)
  • The impact that the right investor partner can have on commercialisation

 

Moderator: Duncan Mackay, Head of Regulatory Affairs, ERA Consulting

Speaker: Rodney Rietze, Senior Investigator, Exploratory Immuno-Oncology group at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Speaker: Ron Philip, Head of Global Commercial, Spark Therapeutics

Speaker: Anna French, Associate, Qiming Venture Partners

Speaker: Gbola Amusa, Managing Director, Director of Research, Head of Healthcare Research, Chardan Capital Markets

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Part Three June 26th, 2018: Gaining market access in a challenging European environment

The final webinar completes the commercialisation story, homing in on the approaches to gaining market access in a challenging European environment, as well as how to price your product and the lessons learnt from other pricing strategies.

 

This session will discuss:

  • Defining the terms and timelines of a 'curative' product and the impact on pricing and reimbursement
  • Drug product vs. service provision, do we need a new business model?
  • Costs don’t equate to market value, how to price your product
  • The payer perspective on reimbursement

 

Moderator: Marc Matar, Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

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(NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND) Part One April 19th, 2018: Funding sources for advanced therapies

The first webinar examined the various funding sources for the advanced therapies industry, providing a guide to ensuring you secure the right capital for long-term, sustainable growth. World-leading experts from Credit Suisse, 4BIO and INKEF Capital shared their experience, including advice on how to position yourself as an attractive investment opportunity.

This session will discuss:

  • Understanding the various funding sources and when to access them
  • Ensuring access to capital for long-term growth
  • How to position yourself as an attractive investment opportunity

 

Moderator: Vamil Divan, Analyst, Credit Suisse

Speaker: Dmitry Kuzmin, Managing Partner, 4BIO Capital

Speaker: Lucas de Breed, Director, INKEF Capital

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