Commercial Biotechnology - BABS3071

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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NOTE: Up to Session 1 2010 this course was offered as BIOT3071. From Session 2 2010 it has been changed to course code BABS3071.

This course is an introduction to the commercialisation of biotechnology. It covers important aspects of biotechnology that are critical in the industry. This includes funding for biotechnology R&D (corporate and government), intellectual property (IP), commercialisation strategies and regulatory issues. Expert speakers who work in the biotechnology industry present most of the lectures. Assignments include a stock market game and detailed case studies on Australian biotechnology companies, including those that are developing new drugs, diagnostics and devices.

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