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September 16 - October 21, 2024

Delivered Digitally

The complete guide to Biotech and Pharmaceutical Licensing

Gain a complete overview of pharmaceutical and biotech licensing, with a focus on the out-licensing process.

Delivered Digitally

BIO-Europe attendees

Access a €200 discount to any course if you are already registered for BIO-Europe 2024. Please reach out to Ellie Farr to receive the discount code.

About the course

Course overview

This course will give you a complete overview of pharmaceutical and biotech licensing, with a focus on the out-licensing process. Moving through a series of on-demand modules and three live sessions, including a case study, this course will enable you to make successful deals for your company.

This course is designed for those new to life science business development and licensing, someone who encounters licensing on a regular basis and would like to learn more, or someone considering a move into life science business development.

Benefits of course

  • Accelerate your learning: This fundamentals course provides a comprehensive overview of the licensing process with a focus on out-licensing.  
  • Ease of access: Save on travel costs and access the course virtually from around the globe. All course content will be offered on Moodle and live sessions are conducted on Zoom.  
  • Networking opportunities: Work one-on-one with other business development professionals through the live Q&A sessions and Moodle discussion board.

Hear from the instructor

Instructor Carlos Velez, Founder & Managing Partner at Lacerta Bio, gives a quick overview of the course and what to expect.

What you will learn

Licensing processes

Learn the basics of in- and out-licensing, partnering models, and fundamental deal types.

Asset Presentations

Examine the core presentations that will enhance your outreach strategy.


Learn how to run a successful outreach campaign.


Understand what a patent is and the patent process.


Learn the basics of product and transaction valuation.

Term Sheets and Contracts

Understand the legal elements of licensing. 


Learn the essentials of negotiation and participate in a group case study to synthesize learnings from the course. Students will negotiate terms between a Licensor and a prospective licensee.


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September 16 - October 21, 2024

Delivered Digitally


Brought to you by EBD Group, EBD Academy courses enhance key skills and competencies that enable you to successfully navigate biopharma business development. With a combination of in-person and online courses throughout the year, 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 sciences 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 offers in-person, pre-event, courses at some of EBD Group’s flagship partnering conferences like BIO-Europe and BIO-Europe Spring as well as virtual courses alongside the partnering events. We look forward to providing you with industry-leading business development training.