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Acorda Therapeutics
Bayer HealthCare
Biogen Idec
Daiichi Sankyo
Emergent Biosolutions
Integrated Project Management
Janssen Diagnostics
Johnson & Johnson
Merck & Co.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
Novartis Oncology
Osage University Partners
Partners HealthCare
PortaScience, Inc.
Princeton Univ
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Threshold Pharmaceuticals
University of Pennsylvania
Vantage Partners

Strategic Alliance Management Congress

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Save the Date! The 11th annual Strategic Alliance Management Congress will be held May 5-7, 2014 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, PA.  

Now in its 10th year, Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Strategic Alliance Management Congress is the life science industry's preeminent event, bringing together alliance management, business development, technology transfer and licensing professionals, to network, share experiences, discuss case studies, and trade insights into the components that cultivate successful partnerships. Join us in Philadelphia, as we meet the challenges of collaboration with a decade of advancing alliance management!

Why Attend? 

Within the pharmaceutical industry there is a growing emphasis on alliances and collaboration with external organizations driven by the need to access innovation, fill product pipelines, and develop companion diagnostics. While alliances are not new to industry, increasing efforts to forge partnerships with diagnostic companies, venture capitalists, government and academic research centers, present unfamiliar challenges for creating operational harmony. The alliance management function operates as a central driver for value generation between partnering organizations; alleviating perturbations, while striving to meet alliance goals.

Delegates will gain strategic insights, proven tools, methods and skills to create successful, harmonious alliances, while addressing common alliance issues.

Event features include:

  • 100+ Attendees with Dedicated Networking (View Partial List of Participants) 
  • 20+ Expert Presentations and Panel Discussions
  • Roundtable Discussions on Overcoming Today's Alliance Challenges
  • Interactive Workshops for In-Depth Training
  • Real-World Case Studies and Co-Presentations

Agenda at a Glance 

Monday, May 6



Tuesday, May 7




Wednesday, May 8


Short Courses*



Partial List of 2013 Participants

Acorda Therapeutics, Dir Alliance Mgmt
Alcon Labs, Head
Alcon Labs, Analyst
Amgen, Sr Alliance Mgr
Amgen, Senior Management
AstraZeneca, VP Strategic Partnering & Bus Dev
AstraZeneca, Alliance Dir
Aveva Drug Delivery Systems, VP Bus Dev
Aveva Drug Delivery Systems, Dir Alliance Mgmt 
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Dir Alliance
Biocodex USA, Bus Dev Assoc
Biogen Idec, Sr Dir Alliance Mgmt
Celgene Corp, Sr Mgr
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Ctr, Mgr
Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Dev, Dir Alliance Mgmt
Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Dev, Sr Dir
Dr Reddys Labs, Assoc Dir Alliance Mgmt
DuPont Pioneer, Program Mgr Collaborations
Emergent BioSolutions, VP Strategic Alliances
FujiFilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, Dir Dev
FujiFilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, Site Head
Genzyme, Dir Alliance Mgmt
GlaxoSmithKline, Alliance Dir
GlaxoSmithKline, Dir Payer Strategy & Planning
Horizon Pharma, VP Alliance Mgmt
Hospira, Program Mgr
IgDraSol, CBO
ImmunoGen, Sr Dir Alliance Mgmt
Institut De Recherches Servier, Project Dir
Institut De Recherches Servier, R&D Alliance Mgr
Integrated Project Mgmt Co, Operations Dir
Janssen R&D, Scientific Dir
Johnson & Johnson, Exec Dir Bus Dev
Johnson & Johnson, Dir Alliance Mgmt
Les Laboratories Servier, Dir
Les Laboratories Servier, Alliance Mgr
MacroGenics, Assoc Dir Project Mgmt
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Scientist
MedImmune, Dir AM
MedImmune, Dir Business Process Mgmt

MedImmune, Dir Business Process Mgmt
MedImmune, Sr Dir External Alliance Mgmt
Merck & Co, Dir Research Contracts Mgmt
Merck Brazil, Regional Alliance Mgmt Head
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, Dir Alliance Mgmt
MorphoSys AG, Alliance Mgr
Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Assoc
NIH OD, Dir Technology Dev & Transfer
Novartis BioMedical Research, Exec Dir
Novartis Oncology, Dir Strategic Alliance
Novartis, Exec Dir Strategic Alliance
Novartis, Dir Strategic Sourcing
Novartis, Exec Dir Global Licensing
Novartis, VP Alliances Oncology
Novo Nordisk AS, VP
Ohio State Univ, Deputy Dir
Osage Univ Partners, Managing Partner
PAREXEL Intl Corp, Global Marketing Dir
Partners Healthcare System, Exec Dir Ventures
Pendopharm, Alliance Mgr
Pfizer Inc, Assoc Dir Strategy & Operations
PharmaConnections Worldwide LLC, CEO
PortaScience, GM
PPD Inc, VP Alliance Mgmt
Princeton Univ, Dir
Quintiles, Dir Alliance Mgmt
Quintiles, Exec Dir Alliance Mgmt
Russian Corp of Nanotechnologies, Head
Sanofi Grp, VP Alliances & Partnerships
Sanofi Aventis Grp, Sr Dir Partnering
Sanofi Aventis Grp, Expert
Sanofi Aventis Pharma R&D, Alliance Mgr
Seattle Genetics, Associate Dir
SR One Ltd, Partner
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Sr Program Dir
Takeda Russia CIS, Head Alliance Mgmt
Threshold Pharmaceuticals, VP Corp Dev
Univ of Pennsylvania, Dir Alliance Mgmt
Vantage Partners, Principal
Vantage Partners, Founder & Partner
VirtualScopics, Dir Bus Dev

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Jay Mulhern
Manager, Business Development
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-1359
E: jmulhern@healthtech.com