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Challenges Facing Global Health Entrepreneurs

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2014 Diagnostics by Design Workshop Day Hosted by the PoCDx IdeaLab (http://pocdx.org), Tekla Labs (http://www.teklalabs.org), and the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (http://cend.globalhealth.berkeley.edu/) "Challenges Facing Global Health Entrepreneurs" Amy Lockwood, Chief of Staff to Director of Research, UCSF Global Health Sciences Talk abstract: In this interactive discussion, Amy Lockwood presents some examples of entrepreneurial efforts in global health as miniature case studies and then opens the mic up to the audience to discuss the challenges relevant to their work. About the DxD Workshop: The Diagnostics by Design workshop is an interdisciplinary forum for discussing the challenges and lessons learned in developing and implementing global health technologies, specifically at the point of care. Through interactive talks, a panel discussion with experts from industry and academia, and a hands-on build session, workshop participants will explore the challenges associated with translating technologies beyond the lab. Funding provided by the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (http://cend.globalhealth.berkeley.edu/)