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Escaping the Bench part 3

The third and final part in BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt’s editorial on graduate students and post-docs moving outside science titled “A Flood of Life Scientists: The Practical Guide to Escaping the Crowd by Escaping the Bench” has been posted on PostDocsForum today. The editorial, which is broken up into multiple parts, frames the issue of the relative lack of quality life science jobs compared to the number of trainees then goes on to explain ways to build and execute a strategy for moving away from bench science. This final part focuses on gaining the relevant skills that scientists will need to transition into their new career path while still in their current roles. You can read the post in its entirety on PostDocsForum.

The first two part of the editorial series can be found here: Part 1 Part 2.

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Expansion of Services

BioBM Consulting has announced the latest expansion of its life science business and marketing services with new distribution management and online reputation monitoring services.

Distribution management services are available as a consulting or outsourced solution and are aimed to improve global life science distributor performance by improving communication, distributor motivation, training, and support through implementation of best practices in distribution management. Online reputation monitoring services allowing a company to efficiently and inexpensively guard its reputation through alerts and tracking of online sentiment via active monitoring by BioBM’s Internet Services division.

Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt gave the following statement to commemorate the additional services:

Statement from Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt

The new distribution management and online reputation monitoring leverage BioBM’s existing skills and capabilities to further expand our service offerings to clients. By taking advantage of existing competencies, these valuable services will be able to executed efficiently and as such we will be able to offer them at relatively low costs to both new and existing clients.

BioBM Consulting maintains a strong focus on providing a broad portfolio of business and marketing services, delivered at low costs, to create unmatched value for our clients. Our distribution management and online reputation monitoring services strengthen that focus, and we remain committed to developing new service and consulting offerings that create high value opportunities for life science products manufacturers.


Both services are currently offered. To learn more about our distribution management services, please view our business services page. To learn more about our online reputation monitoring services, please view our internet services page.

Escaping the Bench part 2

BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt has written an editorial for PostDocsForum on graduate students and post-docs moving outside science titled “A Flood of Life Scientists: The Practical Guide to Escaping the Crowd by Escaping the Bench”. The editorial, which is broken up into multiple parts, frames the issue of the relative lack of quality life science jobs compared to the number of trainees then goes on to explain ways to build and execute a strategy for moving away from bench science. The second part in the series has been posted today and you can read it in its entirely on PostDocsForum. This post focuses on figuring out if you will be successful as a scientist and how to choose an alternate but related career as well as determine what skills you will need in your new career path.

The first post, which frames the problem of there being too many aspiring life science PhDs and post-docs and the need for self-driven career mobility and professional development, can be found here.

The third part will be posted next week. We’ll let you know when it is.

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Escaping the Bench part 1

BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt has written an editorial for PostDocsForum on graduate students and post-docs moving outside science titled “A Flood of Life Scientists: The Practical Guide to Escaping the Crowd by Escaping the Bench”. The editorial, which is broken up into multiple parts, frames the issue of the relative lack of quality life science jobs compared to the number of trainees then goes on to explain ways to build and execute a strategy for moving away from bench science. The first part in the series has been posted today and you can read it in its entirely on PostDocsForum.

The first post frames the problem while subsequent posts will focus on figuring out what career path is right for you, gaining the requisite skills, and other issues pertinent to academic life scientists who want to change careers. We’ll let you know when the other parts are posted.

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Benchfly: Innovation 3 of 3

The third post in life science innovation in the laboratory has been published on Benchfly. In this final post in the guest blogger series by BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt he discusses some considerations regarding intellectual property and options for commercializing and realizing revenues from a life science invention. You can read the post on Benchfly here.

The first post, encouraging and discussing ways for life science inventors to act on their ideas, can also be read on the Benchfly blog. The second post, on ballparking the value or revenue potential of an idea, can also be read on Benchfly.

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Benchfly: Innovation 2 of 3

The second in the BioBM / Benchfly series on laboratory innovation for life scientists has been published on Benchfly. In this post, BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt discusses a “back-of-the-envelope” method for life scientists to ballpark how much their ideas or inventions could be worth to them. You can read the post in it’s entirety here.

The first post, encouraging and discussing ways for life science inventors to act on their ideas, can also be read on the Benchfly blog. The final post will be on discussing ways to take your idea from concept to commercialization and will be posted on Benchfly in the coming weeks. We’ll update the news section when it gets released, so feel free to subscribe to our RSS feed if you’d like to stay updated.

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BioBM Launches Subsidiary Management Services

BioBM Consulting has announced the launch of its new Subsidiary Management Services for international life science tools companies looking to establish a United States / North American presence. In conjunction with the launch of this novel service, BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt has released the following statement on behalf of the company:

Statement from Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt

With this new service we will be able to offer our clients excellent access to the U.S. and Canadian life science markets while both ensuring that their North American operations get the attention and high-quality management they deserve and providing services that are readily scalable to dynamically match clients’ needs. This service will allow our international clients to reap the benefits of having a U.S. subsidiary without the need to hire full-time staff. By instead leveraging BioBM’s capabilities, they can take advantage of a broader array of skills and capabilities while simultaneously controlling costs. Furthermore, as we grow this service we will realize significant economies of scale for our clients as well as ourselves, allowing us to provide high-value services at low cost, as is always our goal.

BioBM Consulting is dedicated to providing innovative and valuable services for life science companies, and our new subsidiary management service continues that trend.



Subsidiary management services are available immediately. For more information, see: http://biobm.com/services/subsidiary-management/

BenchFly: Innovation 1 of 3

BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt has been given the honor of writing a three-part series on innovation for life science inventors that is being featured on laboratory technique and advise site BenchFly. The first post focuses on different ways to realize the value of ideas – from small to groundbreaking. Read the post in it’s entirety here.

Subsequent posts will focus on determining if your idea has commercial value (and ball-parking how much) and ways to realize profits from your innovations or inventions. We’ll update the blog as these posts are released, so be sure to subscribe to our blog feed if you would like to stay updated.

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BioBM Launches Inventor Services

BioBM Consulting is pleased to announce the launch of its new “Inventor Services” division, offering commercialization services to life science inventors and others who wish to commercialize intellectual property with a life science research focus. Celebrating the latest in BioBM’s expanding and innovative service offerings, BioBM Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt gave the following statement:

Statement from Principal Consultant Carlton Hoyt

BioBM recognizes the massive creative capacity of life science researchers and simultaneously realizes that inventors in life science laboratories may lack access to key business and marketing experience necessary for effective and profitable commercialization of such inventions. With BioBM’s unique positioning, we recognize the value we have to offer life science inventors and can help them commercialize novel biotechnology innovations in a variety of ways. We strive to help life science inventors meet their commercial goals while expediting the development and marketing of advancements in life science tools and processes that will forward the sciences and, ultimately, human health. BioBM looks forward to fruitful collaborations with inventors from all areas of the life sciences.


The Inventor Services division of BioBM is already taking inquiries. For more information on how BioBM Consulting works with inventors, click here. For more information on the portfolio of services offered to inventors, click here.