April 21, 2017

TIKTOC Interdisciplinary Forum: "Accelerating Biomedical Innovation and Commercialization to Improve Patient Impact at Michigan Medicine”

9:15 am to 10:45 am

Location: Bob and Betty Beyster Building, Room 4941, College of Engineering (North Campus, 2260 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109). (Please note room change.)


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Connie Chang
Connie Chang

Ms. Connie Chang helped form, launch and now leads the Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI) team, a unit of the University of Michigan Medical School’s Office of Research. FFMI helps biomedical faculty and clinician researchers, trainees and students across U-M campus and statewide, providing innovation, commercialization and entrepreneurial support via industry partnerships, education, mentoring and funding services. Innovations span all biomedical verticals across the realms of therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, and healthcare IT. Ms. Chang joined the University of Michigan in 2009 after a 15-year career in business in Boston and New York, including 12 years in the pharmaceuticals industry where she worked in the commercial business functions of marketing and sales as well as consulting.

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Fast Forward Medical Innovation offers resources and support to world-class biomedical researchers at the University of Michigan, and across the state. Our groundbreaking funding programs, dynamic educational offerings, and deep industry connections help biomedical researchers navigate the road to successful innovation and commercialization, with the ultimate goal of positively impacting human health.  The website is  http://innovation.medicine.umich.edu/