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We’re Recruiting for GapSummit 2018!

If you have a flair for design or a knack for IT, we’re looking for you to join in bring together GapSummit 2018! Get your application in by the 5th March. Position descriptions are available here:… Read more

The State of Biopharma Funding

The Funding Gap is one of the gaps in the biotech industry that we'll look to explore at GapSummit 2018. It's been a staple topic of discussion at our events, as funding in biotech remains a crucial gap towards passionate people translating their great ideas and research into change, particularly for young entrepreneurs looking to shape the future of the sector. This funding gap is particularly felt in pharma. We've put together some… Read more

GapSummit 2018: Something New, Something Borrowed and Something Blue.

  GapSummit is GBR's flagship event - a global conference addressing the challenges faced by the bioeconomy. With a new organising committee charged with delivering the event yearly and the field of biotechnology in constant motion, each iteration evolves from its predecessor. The successful elements of each GapSummit are… Read more

Academia to Industry - The First Step

The Road from Academia into Industry is a journey that many PhD students and early career researchers will ultimately take. We've put together some information on where students are looking to take their life science skills, and what employers are looking for. Many of our Leaders of Tomorrow are exploring an array of career paths, and have themselves noted the need for ways to streamline the pathways between academia and industry. We'll be… Read more

Catching Up with LoT 2016 - Andreas Laustsen

With less than three months to go to until the launch of GapSummit 2018 in historical Cambridge, UK, we wanted to catch up with our alumni on their journey after attending a previous GapSummit and share tips to this year's Leaders of Tomorrow. It is an immense pleasure to see our talented Leaders of Tomorrow follow their passion and pursue even greater career heights. Today, we had a chance to chat to Dr Andreas Laustsen, a serial… Read more

Meet the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow (Part 1)

GapSummit 2018 is now less than two months away, with this year’s attendees currently hard at work on their proposals for the Voices of Tomorrow competition. GapSummit never fails to bring to light many great ideas generated by the global community of young biotechnologists, and the passion and drive displayed by these young leaders should serve as a source of inspiration for new and established professionals alike. We would like to take… Read more

Meet the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow (Part 2)

GapSummit 2018 is underway this week with 100 Leaders of Tomorrow converging at the University of Cambridge from over 40 countries. They will be inspired and challenged by world leaders from the biotech and pharmaceutical industry themed around 7 gaps including Digital Health, Sustainability, Drug Affordability and Funding. Today we would like to… Read more

GapSummit 2018 – A New Trajectory via Biotechnological Advances

With GapSummit2018 one month behind us, Cecilia Johansson, one of the 100 Leaders of Tomorrow and an industrial engineer based in Sweden with interests in business technology and corporate sustainability, wrote an inside perspective on what she took home from this year’s four-day event. Cecilia identified the key challenges of biotechnology and outlined the key trends, including precision technology, plant science, molecular… Read more

Voices of Tomorrow Competition 2018

  Voices of Tomorrow is a global bioinnovation competition with a twist. 20 teams of 4 to 6 Leaders of Tomorrow from across the globe were formed and each team developed an innovative idea to tackle one of the key challenges in the biotechnology ecosystem, corresponding to the key discussion points at… Read more