Prescience is dedicated to accelerating the commercialization and global adoption of science and technology. With industry expertise in the future of life science and technology markets, Prescience creates and manages centers of excellence, produces world-class executive education programs and investor forums, and delivers bottom-lined focused consulting and business development strategy.
CENTERS OF INNOVATION
"Big Company Advantage"...
Janssen Research & Development (JRD) has created Janssen Labs in La Jolla, Calif. to provide state of the art space and equipment in order to help companies further develop their business more efficiently. Janssen Labs is designed as a flexible lab environment for start-up companies pursuing new technologies and research platforms to advance medical care.
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“We are excited about opening Janssen Labs because we believe it's a model that may help overcome some of the traditional barriers to discovery and development faced by many small life science companies. This new venture underscores our commitment to advance novel science and quickly and efficiently carry scientific discoveries from the bench to the patient bedside."
The San Jose BioCenter
The San Jose BioCenter provides state-of-the-art lab facilities, specialized equipment, and world class laboratory and business support services to give early stage biotech and cleantech companies the "Big Company Advantage" to commercialize their technology. The San Jose BioCenter was named NBIA's Incubator of the Year in 2009 and CNN recently announced the Biocenter as one of the 7 top incubators in America
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“What we want to do is worry about our business. We don't want to worry about facilities. By setting up shop in the BioCenter, we can continue to focus on growing value early and not worry about infrastructure."
environmental business cluster
The Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) is an award-winning cleantech incubator located in the heart of the Silicon Valley that provides commercialization support and facilities for emerging cleantech companies. The EBC’s suite of services includes expert coaching and strategic counsel, focused educational and networking programs, targeted access to investors, strategic partners and industry networks, attractive furnished office space, equipment, conference rooms and training facilities. Named Incubator of the Year by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), in 2006, the EBC was rated the #1 clean energy incubator in the world based on the number of technologies that it has successfully brought to market.
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“EFT choose to establish its west coast office at the EBC because of the visionary leadership and commitment to execution of the Prescience organization. The EBC is recognized nationally and internationally as an innovation hub and EFT is excited to write one small chapter of the EBC story."
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS
UC BERKELEY BIOEXEC INSTITUTE
Produced by Prescience, the UC Berkeley BioExec Institute at the Haas School of Business brings together executive leaders in the life sciences from around the globe to address strategies that will help manage business issues of bringing innovative science—within a highly regulated and competitive industry—to the marketplace. The Institute offers attendees six-days of interactive programming delivered by industry specialists from the Deloitte Life Science Practice, UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education and Prescience. The BioExec Institute provides participants with the platform to discuss and debate the strategies and tactics of business leadership within biopharma.
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“The BioExec Institute is one of the most well received programs at the Haas Center for Executive Development. Its success to date is based largely upon the format design, the faculty recruitment and the strategic marketing executed by the Prescience team.”
UC BERKELEY Cleantech Exec
The Cleantech Exec is a two-day executive education course designed to advance commercialization of clean technologies by converging a dialogue between the key triad: Economics, Innovation and Policy; facilitating knowledge building and action taking to make the system work better; and creating a network that continues "action learning". Participants will gain the networks and know-how necessary to catalyze the industry into achieving its potential.
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“I've been in this business for a quarter of a century, but there was a lot of new material and a way of connecting the dots that I hadn't seen before. i found it a great networking opportunity to meet people in the public utilities commission and the university who I wouldn't normally meet.”
NCI SBIR INVESTOR FORUM
Prescience produces an Investor Forum series with partnering organizations, such as the National Cancer Institute, that give a valuable opportunity to connect with the biotech investment community, discuss collaboration opportunities, and potentially secure the necessary funding to advance your technology to the commercialization stage. In 2010, the National Cancer Institute Investor Forum was a huge success and of great value to the presenting companies. One-third of the presenting companies have already been successful in leveraging Investor Forum contacts to complete large-scale deals with investors or strategic partners.
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“Your vision, strategic planning, creativity, and persistence were all key to making this event a big success…You and your team are the best kind of partner that we can have. I'm really looking forward to continuing to work together on next steps.”
Prescience International creates and manages world-class entrepreneurial events for the life sciences and cleantech industries. These programs feature networking opportunities, quarterly Industry Panels focused on best practices for getting funded in today's economy, the renowned "Meet with..." Series to connect entrepreneurs and investors or large companies with partnering opportunities, and our Lunch and Learn Series designed to provide an in-depth review of the tools and processes required to making a venture fundable, presentable and defensible.
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The key to strategy formulation is in the focused assessment of the goals, the industry issues and the community's strengths and opportunities. It is also in the experience of executing and delivering financially sustainable projects. The Prescience team has ‘been there, done that' to formulate a high impact, achievable strategy. To gain an accurate understanding, identify the right solution, get consensus and see the project through to completion, business development clients have entrusted Prescience to develop crucial mission-critical strategies.