Our inaugural boot camp was offered in the summer of 2017 and it was a huge success (http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/ppa/publicat/supervisor-solis-commends-la-biostart-graduates-cal-state-la-event).
Some activities of the boot camp can be found on our website (http://www.calstatela.edu/LABioStart/news).
We are accepting applications for Winter 2018 boot camp, which will start Jan 16 and end Feb 15, 2018. The deadline for application was extended to December 29, 2017. Attached please find a schedule of 23 sessions over five weeks. Please check out the website for details (http://www.calstatela.edu/LABioStart/bootcamp), summarized below:
o Five weeks, intimate, intensive training/mentoring program (12 teams/cohort; a team may include up to four partners);
o Three suites: Business Fundamentals, Leadership Skills and Bioscience Business;
o No cost to attend, with complimentary food and parking for all participants;
o We welcome all applicants: early-stage entrepreneurs, emerging entrepreneurs (scientists, physician-scientists, faculty, engineers, postdoc fellows and graduate students);
o Applications accepted from individuals or teams of partners;
o Six full-day sessions; the rest are half-day sessions, with two sessions on Saturdays;
o An exceptional line-up of bioscience CEO, executives and experts who have confirmed to work with boot camp participants;