An introductory, step-by-step guide to entrepreneurship in the life sciences.
Click here for the PDF version of the Startup Guidebook 2023 (updated April 2023)
The Guidebook provides entrepreneurs with a proven process and critical elements to get to a Proof of Concept product with specific focus on Planning for Success.
All early-stage Washington life science entrepreneurs. While the guidebook is focused on medical device development, it is applicable for digital health and biotech commercialization as well.
Confidentiality and Invention Agreement Template
Regulatory Questions – Biopharma
Regulatory Questions – Med Device
Regulatory Questions-Digital Health
Testing Your Assumptions Template
The advice presented in this document has been curated from the vast experience of respected Mentors and Serial Entrepreneurs within the Washington life science community. Accordingly, sections of this Guidebook provide general advice about the law and federal guidelines. However, laws and guidance documents change frequently and can be interpreted differently by different people. Please consult with a lawyer or consultant with domain expertise for specific information related to your company or situation.