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Fundamentals: Crossborder Collaboration
Starting May 2022
Starting May 2022


Course will be held May 2022

Enrollment to be open soon

About the Course

Course Overview

This is a three-module introductory course on working collaboratively in the biotech industry across international borders. While science knows no borders, this collaboration also brings challenges linked to the diversity of scientific and legal environments. This course will provide an overview of cross-border collaborations in key areas of biotechnology R&D and what companies should know to navigate them successfully. 

The course will cover the need for cross-border collaboration in the biotech sphere, the benefits and pitfalls of cross-border collaboration, the types of cross-border collaborations that biotechnology companies generally engage in, and what companies should know when engaging in cross-border collaboration. 

The course will focus on early-stage research cross-border collaborations between companies and universities, between universities and universities, and between companies and companies. The course will also focus on downstream cross-border collaboration in developing a biotech product including clinical trials and manufacturing.   

The course is intended for biotech/pharma business development and licensing executives, academic researchers, legal teams, technology transfer teams. 

Course benefits

Unique course: A topic that is rarely covered but is increasingly necessary for a global industry, the course is newly developed for EBD Academy 

Experienced instructor: learn the ins and outs of collaborations in a rapidly changing industry from a seasoned instructor with 30 years of experience in the international life science industry 

Global reach through digital delivery: Accessible from anywhere in the world with on-demand modules that allow you to learn at your own pace. 

Specifically for biotech: This course addresses how to navigate issues specific to life science collaborations, including data sharing, regulatory considerations, and legal frameworks  

What you will learn

The types of collaborations that involve parties from different countries

The regulatory and legal frameworks that govern international collaborations in different jurisdictions

How regulatory and legal frameworks are changing

The areas directly relevant to cross-border collaborations such a data sharing, IP, and clinical trial frameworks

Specific case studies that illustrate the pitfalls and successes of working in international partnerships

Starting May 2022


Brought to you by EBD Group, EBD Academy courses enhance key skills and competencies that enable you to successfully navigate biopharma business development. With virtual course offerings in 2021, EBD Academy gives you the ability to conduct courses from anywhere in the world by accessing training materials and subject matter experts online. Our courses are developed and delivered by EBD Group’s expert network. EBD Group specializes in bringing people together, whether face-to-face at one of our life science partnering events or virtually through our online community of dealmakers and thought-leaders. Over the past two decades, our products and services have grown to become the heart of a highly networked ecosystem of industry collaborators. EBD Academy offered in-person pre-event courses at some of EBD Group’s flagship partnering conferences like BIO-Europe and BIO-Europe Spring. As EBD Group is able to bring our community together in-person again, we will consider the ability for us to run in-person trainings alongside the partnering events as well. Until then, we look forward to providing you with industry-leading business development training virtually.