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MARCHMONT Business LAB 2012
21 - 23 November 2012
Obninsk
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Training program

November 21, 2012

Day 1

Official venue: Obninsk, Prospect Lenina 129, The House of Scientists

As part of the Obninsk Innovation Forum "FARMEVOLYUTSIYA"

10.00 – 12.00 Plenary session "Territories of innovation development as the basis for the development of innovative pharmaceuticals: Russian and international experience"

14.00-17.30 Session ¹ 1. The development of pharmaceutical clusters. Experience in projects in the region (with the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia) conference room, third floor

Moderators:

Ivan Bortnik - Executive Director of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia.

Roman Bulgarian - Executive Director of Nonprofit Partnership "Kaluga pharmaceutical cluster"

Topics of discussion:

• The cluster approach in the development of medical and pharmaceutical industry: the specificity of the pharmaceutical cluster in Russia;

• innovative regional clusters and the competitiveness of the regional economy;

• Regional clusters and national and international technology platforms

• Sector strategies and international innovation programs;

• Cooperative communications and process chains in the clusters, the integration of small and medium-sized companies

• For joint projects;

• Competition for talent: how to solve the problem in the region.

• What causes a cluster of investors, development institutions, and strategic partners;

• Cooperation pharmaceutical clusters in domestic and international level, for and against.

Trainers and consultants:

- Kendrick White - Founder and Managing Partner, "Marchmont Capital Partners"

- Dmitry Akhayev - PhD, CEO of Biotechnology Incubator, Moscow State University

- Andrey Ivashchenko - Chairman of the Board of directors of "ChemRar", a member of the Council for Development of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Industry of the Russian Government

- Gregory Kazmin - representative of the committee on development of innovation and entrepreneurship Administration of Tomsk, a representative of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia's Tomsk region.

- Michael Kirpichnikov - Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Dean of the Faculty of Biology of Moscow State University. MV University, co-chair of the technological platform "Biotech 2030"

- Dmitry Kolobov - Deputy General Director of JSC "Russian Technologies-Biotechprom"

- Oleg Baskets -CEO-Profit Partnership "Biopharmaceutical cluster" Northern "

- Dmitry Kravchenko - Ph.D., President and General Director of JSC "Chemical Diversity Research Institute"

- Alexander Rats - head of the territorial department of the Federal Agency for Management of Special Economic Zones in the Moscow region, the director-Profit Partnership "Dubna"

- Elena Rumyantseva - CEO-profit partnership "Promoting biotechnology cluster Pushchino"

- Tiras Kharlampi - PhD, Head of Research and Education Center, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Pushchino State University rector - "The educational aspect of biotechnology cluster - version Pushchino"

- Vsevolod Tkachuk - Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Medical Sciences, Dean of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine Faculty im.M.V University, Co-technological platform "Medicine of the Future"

- Natalia Epstein - d.farm.n, head of the pharmaceutical and radiopharmaceutical chemistry branch of the National Research University "MiFi" - "Training for the pharmaceutical and high-tech cluster cluster nuclear medicine NRNU" MiFi ".

Zona 2

11.00 - 14.00 Training on the selection and evaluation of innovative projects: the consistent presentation of the projects panel of experts conducting individual counseling participants in round tables

Chairman of the Expert Council: Kendrick D. White, founder and managing partner, Marchmont Capital Partners

November 22, 2012

Day 2

Office venue: Obninsk, Kiev highway, 3, Company "Medbiopharm"

10.00 – 10.30 Opening session. Welcoming words

Trainers and Consultants:

Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners

Rahimdzhan Roziev, director of "SPC" Medbiopharm "Scientific and Production Company" Medbiopharm "

Vitaly Vinogradov, Co-Founder and CEO, i-Accelerator, deputy Director of "Innovation Center of the Higher School of Economics", Moscow

Sergei Mitrofanov, Director of Strategy SOCIALIST Company; Partner BRANDFLIGHT "

10.30 – 11.30 From the Russian innovations to global markets

Trainer:

Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners

Topics for discussion:

• The key innovative sectors and global target markets

• Barriers to the commercialization of Russian scientific innovation

• Venture Industry of Russia and trends of innovation economy

• Internal market drivers of innovation in Russia

11.30 - 12.30 Workshop  “From the Lab to the Market - Building a Team which can succeed in raising Seed & Start Up Capital”

Trainer : Sergey Mitrofanov, Director of Strategy SOCIALIST Company; Partner BRANDFLIGHT ", specialized in developing marketing, branding and sales strategies for Russian enterprises seeking to expand domestic and international market share. Has built extensive practical experience during the past 20 years in business development, using an academic foundation in economics &engineering together with an MBA from the Stockholm School.

Topics for discussion:

• Building an effective team to lead product development and market intro

• Who Should Lead the Venture Management Team?

• The role of executive education in training venture management leaders

• Success stories and Lessons learned in building teams

• The Role of mentors in preparing Start Ups for the Real World

12.30- 13.30 Dinner

13.30 – 15.00 Workshop ”Market Driven Technology Commercialization - Global Best Practices in IP Protection & Licensing”

Trainer:

Vitaly Vinogradov, Co-Founder and CEO, i-Accelerator, deputy Director of "Innovation Center of the Higher School of Economics", Moscow

Topics for discussion:

• Intellectual property types and their transfer

• Formulating the strategies for IP protection / IP rights

• The difference between patents and know how

• International patenting process in Europe and North America

• Intellectual property valuation

• University R&D Commercialization - Does FZ 217 work? If not , how to fix it?

• Incubators and accelerators, types, status, goals and tasks

• Terms of cooperation with i-Accelerator and other such support programs

• Y Combinator, Tech Stars, Plug & Play and other mentoring and offsite incubation programs

• Competitions, test crash programs and other such survival “battles”

15.00 – 15.30 Networking

15.30 – 17.00 Master Class «Entrepreneurs Support Programs»

Trainer:

Vitaly Vinogradov, Co-Founder and CEO, i-Accelerator, deputy Director of "Innovation Center of the Higher School of Economics", Moscow. A pioneer in creating an innovative approach to cultivating and developing new enterprise start-ups. A professional lawyer & linguist by training, specializing in business development with both international (Big 4) consulting experience as well as banking and private equity fund management.

Topics for discussion:

 • Incubators and accelerators, types, status, goals and tasks

• Terms of cooperation with i-Accelerator and other such support programs

• Y Combinator, Tech Stars, Plug & Play and other mentoring and offsite incubation programs

• Competitions, test crash programs and other such survival “battles”

17.00 – 18.00 Master-class “Corporate R&D Investing - building Russian innovation market”

Trainer:

Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners. 20 years of successful venture capital , private equity and corporate finance investing and advisory work in Russia

Topics for discussion:

• Global Trends in Corporate R&D investing – questions of licensing and technology transfer

• Global best practices in technology commercialization, tech transfer and tax law formulation

• Case Study about Corporate R&D investing in Federal Express (FedEx)

18.00 – 18.30 Master-class “UK 40 years on the way of modernization. Historical aspects of the venture capital”

Trainer: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners

Topics for discussion:

Culture as a major factor determining the development of the economy

Zone 2

11.30 – 17.00 Training on the selection and evaluation of innovative projects: the consistent presentation of the projects panel of experts conducting individual counseling participants in round tables

Chairman of the Expert Council: Kendrick D. White, founder and managing partner, Marchmont Capital Partners

November 23, 2012

Office venue: Obninsk, Kiev highway, 3, Company "Medbiopharm"

Day 3

10.00 – 12.00 Round table

 “Innovation Community Drivers: Government, Business & Academia – Who Leads? Why Follow?”

Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners

• The importance of establishing an efficient tax & legal framework specifically designed to reduce systemic business risks and increase private sector investments into modernization;

• How RF institutions and federal programs can support the commercialization of both academic science and private sector High Tech Innovation ideas – the POC as a systemic catalyst;

• Regional innovation cluster development strategies - success stories and lessons learned;

• Can Russia create an effective 21st century bottom up driven innovation economy - in spite of its historical top down administrative and cultural barriers?

12.00 – 13.00 Dinner

13.00 – 15.00 Yaroslavl Roadmap

10-15-20 "Road Map" of building an innovative economy: international best practice and lessons for Russia

Trainer:

Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Partner, MARCHMONT Capital Partners. 20 years of successful venture capital , private equity and corporate finance investing and advisory work in Russia

Topics for discussion:

• Significant differences between the Russian innovation system

• Elements of modern eco-system

• Public and quasi-public financing of innovation

• 15 chances to build the innovation system

• 20 major warnings for Russia

15.00 – 15.30 Networking

15.30 – 18.00 Innovation project presentations to Experts Panel

A team of project evaluation experts of between 2-5 people will be formed and work from 10.00 to 19.00. This team will review individual project presentations, up to 10 minutes per presentation plus 10 minutes of feedback for each project team. The team of experts will review between 15-20 individual projects during the day, which will have been pre-selected by the local technopark partner. The experts will make commercial viability assessment on each project anâ discuss the results with each team and provide immediate feedback. The experts will select the top 5 projects which will qualify for the one-on-one consultations during Day 3. For up to one hour of individual consultations. Based on the results of the consultations, certain projects may be invited to join more intensive training and consulting assessments and support from MARCHMONT Business Lab in Nizhny Novgorod.

Contacts:

Alena Ryabinina, Manager, PR & Events Department, +7 831 419-45-65 (130), a.ryabinina@marchmont.ru

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General partner(s)
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«Medbiofarm» Innovation Company

Official sponsor(s)
The Imperial Tailoring
Strategic Partner
Russian Venture Company (OJSC)
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