Emerging companies find it increasingly difficult to reach the right person when seeking funding and/or partners. Through the “Meet with…” Series, we provide emerging companies with greater access to partnering and/or financing opportunities.
In this session, members of Genentech Partnering’s Business Development organization will talk to potential licensees to first explain what they are looking for in a company.
After the presentation, each attendee will be granted a private meeting
with Anna Williamson
, Senior Manager of Business Development at Genentech, Inc., and/or Peter Condon
, Associate Director of Business Development at Genentech, Inc.
Registrations are subject to approval of application.
For this session, we accept applications from the following areas, at any stage of development between research and clinical proof-of-concept: oncology, immunology, cns, ophthalmic diseases, microbial pathogenesis, metabolism, acute cardiovascular diseases, opportunistic areas, technology.
Application & Costs
Attendees must apply and be approved to attend. To apply, please send your Executive Summary by October 9 to Aurélie at [email protected].
The Review Board will then meet to consider your application. You will be notified on October 15 if your application is accepted or rejected. Registration must be completed upon approval to secure your meeting slot.
• Application fee: FREE
• Registration for one: $100
• Registration for two: $175
• Registration for three: $225
• BioCenter Members: Free
*All registrations include lunch*
About Genentech's areas of interest
Developing alliances has been one of Genentech's key strategies for success from its inception. Several marketed products and products in clinical development have arisen from successful collaborations. Genentech considers collaborations wherever there is excellent science and the potential for a good strategic fit. Genentech is dedicated to bringing considerable resources to the alliance, and is open to different collaboration structures.
Genentech Partnering’s Business Development accepts applications from the following areas, at any stage of development between research and clinical proof-of-concept: oncology, immunology, cns, ophthalmic diseases, microbial pathogenesis, metabolism, acute cardiovascular diseases, opportunistic areas, technology.
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Anna Williamson, Senior Manager, Business Development, Genentech Inc.
Anna Williamson is a Senior Manager in the Business Development Department at Genentech. Anna's responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating, and in-licensing research technologies and therapeutic products. While at Genentech, Anna has developed strategic collaborations with academic institutions and with companies such as Curis, Sangamo, Abbott and Symphogen. Prior to joining Genentech in 2004, Anna worked at the University of California Office of Technology Transfer where she was responsible for managing and out-licensing a portfolio of life sciences inventions from multiple UC campuses. Anna holds a BA in Natural Sciences and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge, UK, and carried out post-doctoral research at the University of Colorado and the University of California, San Francisco.
Peter Condon, Associate Director, Business Development, Genentech Inc.
Peter Condon has worked at Genentech since 2000. Peter holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School, and has an undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard University. At Genentech, Peter began his career in the Market Development group where he conducted the launch planning efforts for Xolair and led the market research and forecasting activities for Genentech's specialty therapeutics group.
In 2003, Peter joined Business Development in the Oncology licensing group and has successfully completed a number of research and product licensing transactions. Prior to Genentech, Peter worked as a consultant to health care companies in the Health Care Group at Booz Allen & Hamilton.
The San Jose BioCenter
5941 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138
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