HudsonAlpha Institute

Kirchner Group’s affiliation with The HudsonAlpha Institute will lead to several important joint ventures. The Kirchner Group will serve as an in-house resource to the scientists and entrepreneurs at The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in the context of commercializing intellectual property and mentoring early stage companies. The HudsonAlpha Institute serves as the headquarters for our Health and Life Sciences Team.

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama, is the cornerstone of the Cummings Research Park Biotechnology Campus. The campus hosts a synergistic cluster of life sciences talent – science, education and business professionals – that promises collaborative innovation to turn knowledge and ideas into commercial products and services for improving human health and strengthening Alabama’s progressively diverse economy. The non-profit institute is housed in a state-of-the-art, 270,000 square-ft. facility strategically located in the nation’s second largest research park. HudsonAlpha has a three-fold mission of genomic research, economic development and educational outreach.

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HMP Communications

Kirchner Group has partnered with HMP Communications to launch a new venture, The Business of Wound Care (BWC). This initiative will provide information, education, and networking support for entrepreneurs, scientists, and investors within wound and diabetes care. BWC resources include a microsite, a webinar series and a one-day meeting co-located with the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall (SAWC Fall) program. To view some 2013 BWC Annual Meeting presentations click here.
HMP Communications is the foremost authority in wound care communications. HMP publishes four journals: Ostomy Wound Management, WOUNDS, Today’s Wound Clinic, and Podiatry Today. Monthly readership of these publications exceeds 60,000 wound care clinicians and decision-makers.

The initiative is built on a foundation created by the synergies of HMP’s communications platform, educational vehicles and expertise along with Kirchner Group’s wound and diabetes related content and equally formidable expertise relevant to intellectual property as well as fixing, selling and investing in businesses in health and life sciences.


The complimentary Business of Wound Care (BWC) Webinar Series has been developed to provide information and services for entrepreneurs, companies and investors in the wound and diabetes care field. Stay tuned for new webinar topics.

Current recorded webinars are:
Crystallizing the Value of Intellectual Property in Wound Care
Emerging Technologies/Services in Wound Care

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