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Catalyst BioConsulting

Catalyst BioConsulting (formerly PICO – Postdoc Industry Consultants) is a business consulting group comprised of highly trained scientists that provides a broad range of business consulting services for the many challenges faced by start-up and established firms. We offer pro-bono services geared towards the sustainable development and growth of innovative biotech and health technology companies in Wisconsin and beyond.

About

Catalyst BioConsulting (formerly PICO – Postdoc Industry Consultants) is a business consulting group comprised of highly trained Biomedical PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Catalyst provides a broad range of consulting services for the many challenges faced by start-up and established firms. We offer pro-bono services geared towards the sustainable development and growth of innovative biotech and health technology companies in Wisconsin and beyond.

Our mission is to provide research-based, actionable business recommendations for biotechnology, health technology and pharmaceutical firms. We leverage our analytical skills and scientific expertise to tackle strategic and economic problems to elevate a company’s performance.

Using a team-based approach, Catalyst Bioconsulting provides short term consulting services for the complex challenges faced by start-up and second stage firms. Postdocs and PhD graduate students are highly skilled in conducting rigorous research and filtering through complex issues to formulate objective, research-based recommendations. Each team is made up of 2-3 consultants that will address the needs of your company. Projects are typically completed within 2-4 months with each team member committing 5-10 hours per week. There is no fee for our services. Past projects have included:

• Business plan drafting
• Company valuation
• Competitive benchmarking
• FDA regulatory assessment
• Identification of in- and out-licensing partner companies
• Market research analysis
• Price sensitivity analysis
• Product commercialization
• Product packaging
• Targeted surveys
• SBIR grant preparation

Services

Accelerators, Incubators, and Hubs

  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Events and Community Building

  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars

Marketing and Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Mentoring

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactJulie Tetzlaff
Address8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone(414) 955-5894