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31 August 2011 - Ania Knap, NEPA Principal, signed on as a lecturer in Northeastern University's Pro­fes­sional Sci­ence Master’s pro­gram in Biotech­nology.

The course, entitled: "The Business of Biotechnology", teaches core principles of business management in the context of the biotechnology industry. Topics include innovation management; intellectual property; strategic entrepreneurship and business planning; capital formation and corporate finance; government regulation; general management; marketing; and mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances. Teaches each area as it exists in the unique context of the biotechnology industry. Exposes students to a broad spectrum of business concepts and issues that are common to biotechnology companies and helps create a greater understanding of and appreciation for the business and legal aspects of science, technology, and research in the biotechnology context. Prereq. Biotechnology students only.