MTEC Webinar Series

The 2021 MTEC Webinar Series will provide monthly events to help our members learn about a broad array of topics to help them develop and commercialize their technology. We will include a 4-part series on how to work with our military. Other parts in the series will include insight on how best to manage an award, how to negotiate agreements, and how to get on the procurement list. We will also cover cybersecurity, investment preparation, regulatory and exit strategies.

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DATE

TOPIC

January 26th

Understanding the Military Customer Part 1: What does a good proposal look like?

What is the military looking for in proposals and how do you put together a strong one? Key challenges among proposers and key factors for determining success.

February 23rd

Cybersecurity:

Federal Marketplace Update – “CUI, NIST and CMMC”

March (TBD)

Collaboration Opportunities with Military Laboratories:
Showcase of several military laboratories with opportunities for collaboration with the MTEC network.

Showcase the military sponsors and MTEC mission in light of the OTA – how do we work and how does MTEC benefit members?

April (TBD)

Understanding the Military Customer Part 2: How do I manage an award?

You’ve won an award, now what?  A look into contract management and understanding the OTA requirements compared to other vehicles like Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) or CRADAs.

May (TBD)

An Introduction to Medical Technology Investment

Overview of investing in medical technology (med-tech) from dilutive and non-dilutive sources, including the budget process and accounts, key timelines, sources of government funding, ways to access decision-makers, advocacy tools, case studies, rewards and risks of venture capital investment, including screening and due diligence, terms sheets.

June (TBD)

An Introduction to Medical Technology Investment

Overview of investing in medical technology (med-tech) from dilutive and non-dilutive sources, including the budget process and accounts, key timelines, sources of government funding, ways to access decision-makers, advocacy tools, case studies, rewards and risks of venture capital investment, including screening and due diligence, terms sheets.

July (TBD)

MTEC Venture Corps: Advanced commercialization support services for the MTEC network

A look into MTEC’s venture corps service based on feedback on key areas of support surveyed from membership, including financial management and forecasting, business modeling and value proposition for the med-tech developer, cybersecurity and IT support, regulatory and compliance services.

August (TBD)

Understanding the Military Customer Part 3: Building blocks of value

How to work with the military to negotiate agreements: NDAs, options, licenses, CRADAs.  What technologies does MRDC have available for licensing?

September (TBD)

Understanding the Military Customer Part 4: Transitioning your company from technology development to sales

How do you get on the military’s procurement list?

October (TBD)

Managing Board and Stakeholder Communications in a Digital World

Communications planning and execution for the med-tech developer.

December (TBD)

Regulatory Strategy 

Regulatory strategy and required interactions with the FDA for devices, drugs, and biologics; Risk assessments that lead to regulatory plan development.

November (TBD)

Chasing Unicorns and Zebras: How to create inflection points of value for your start-up exit

Chasing unicorns and zebras: How to create inflection points of value for your start-up exit.