Non-commercial Partnership ôCenter of Modern Medical Technologies ôTEMPOö announces the Biotechnology Entrepreneurial Competition. We invite representatives of TEMPO-member organizations and other organizations involved in joint project development with members of the Partnership to participate in the Competition.
The main purposes of the Competition:
Enhancement of participantsĺ knowledge level in scientific developmentsĺ commercialization
Stimulation of interest of business structures to the most prospective developments in biotechnology and medicine
Attraction of investments
According to the ôRules of the Competitionö we accept applications related to developments in a field of biotechnology, biomedicine, medicine, and production of biotechnological and pharmaceutical preparations.
BioIndustry Initiative Program of the U.S. Department of State http://www.biistate.net/
U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation http://www.crdf.org/
The Prize Fund of the Competition is $ 50 000. The winners will be announced and awarded during Awarding Ceremony in Moscow on 5 April 2006.
The Competition will also include educational component - Round Tables will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Novosibirsk. The Round tables will be devoted to a procedure of venture investment, recipes to develop a business plan and make a product presentation; process of bringing a product to the market, searching and contacting potential investors, Intellectual Property Protection issues, etc. Leading Russian and foreign businessmen, venture capitalists, and top managers will participate in the Round Tables as lecturers and consultants.
To receive any additional information, please, look through the website http://www.nptemp.ru/ or contact Natalia Popova, a coordinator of the Competition, by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +7 (095) 246 11 30.