Key Considerations in
Healthcare Product Development

An overview of the essential steps and key considerations


Thursday, March 2, 2023

from 8h45 till 17h00


2 Bridge offices

Rodendijk 60 X
2980 Zoersel, Belgium


€ 750 per participant

This price includes all course materials and catering. With the use of ‘KMO portefeuille’ you can get a reduction of max 30% on the registration fee. Our number is DV.O214140.

A one-day course – 2nd March, 2023 at 2 Bridge office, Zoersel

The healthcare sector is an ever changing environment. All elements in this ecosystem are constantly on the move: new insights in science and technology are only accelerating, leading to a vast number of innovations as never seen before; the image of how a ‘total healthcare solution’ will look like, is becoming more and more concrete; regulatory bodies are reconsidering their regulations, trying to keep pace with the speed of the evolutions; private and public health care insurers are looking for new models; patients and patient communities claim their role as active stakeholder; Life Sciences companies are seeking for a new position in the playing field, faced with an expanding number of new entrants, competitors and collaboration partners, …

At the same time some essential characteristics of the healthcare sector stay unchanged: the high risk but also high gain, the length of the development cycle, the large number of players and amount of expertise involved to bring a product to the market, the challenge of closing the gap between promising science/technology and a new patient solution, the still increasing budgets, …

This whole context condenses into taking into consideration the right elements in each step of the industrial healthcare development cycle. So a thorough understanding of those considerations (which ones, when at play, why they have to be taken into account, what are the implications, …) is key to maximize the chances of success.

Therefore 2 Bridge offers a one-day course on the essentials of healthcare product development, with particular attention to the key take-away messages in each phase.

The deadline for the registration is the February 17, 2023.


After this course you will gain a clear insight into:

  • the current landscape of stakeholders that are involved in discovery/ development of healthcare products
  • how the stakeholders impact the development path
  • the key processes that are involved in drug development
  • the requirements that should be fulfilled, and should be taken into account as from the initiation of the development process

After this course you will:

  • know how your expertise connects to the other disciplines involved in healthcare product development
  • have a better appreciation of the challenges in healthcare product development
  • identify crucial go/no go decisions in your development path


Our trainers guide you along the complex road of healthcare product development, which will be presented as a dynamic flow of processes that should be tailor-made to each specific healthcare solution. Practical examples will illustrate the need for clear go/no go decisions.

The number of participants will be limited to 25, as to allow for interaction during the course.

There is no specific pre-knowledge expected.


  • From idea to valorization – the patient in the centre
  • From idea to product – the overall picture
  • From idea to product – a bumpy road
  • From idea to product – the drug development landscape

Target audience

  • Entrepreneurs or employees from Start-up companies in the healthcare industry
  • Employees of biotech/biomed/pharma companies and associations
  • Academic researchers
  • Staff of Tech Transfer Offices of universities
  • Business developers in the healthcare field
  • Venture capitalists and investment fund employees

Cancellation Clauses

  • In case of a cancellation up to 15 calendar days prior to the course there will be a full refund of the registration fee.
  • From the 14th calendar day until the day prior to the course there will be a 50% refund.
  • Substitutions are possible at any time with no extra charge.
  • A cancellation must be received in writing at the latest the day before the course by email in order to receive the refund.
  • Non-attendance does not constitute cancellation and in case on non-attendance there will be no refund.
  • If, for any reason, 2 Bridge decides to cancel or postpone this course, the registration fee will be fully refunded. In case of cancellation 2 Bridge is not responsible for covering airfare, hotel, or other travel costs incurred by attendees.

Contact us

For more questions, please send us an email at One of our colleagues will get back to you shortly.

Meet the trainers

Leen Thielemans

Managing Partner, Chief Scientific Officer

Nancy Van Osselaer

VP Early-Stage Development & Innovation

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