Show Me the Money: Funding Alternatives – Finance Online

Professor Alan Barrell is the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He has spent more than thirty years in senior executive positions in technology-based industries, mainly Healthcare and Medical Products, and has been CEO and Chairman of private and public companies in UK, other European nations and China. Alan was a GapSummit 2016 speaker, and was kind enough to share some insights into how to go about financing your biotech venture. Finding Funding for the new business is as much a challenge for the…Read more

Q&A: Adina Mangubat, CEO & Founder, Spiral Genetics (Part Two)

Adina Mangubat is the founder and CEO of Spiral Genetics. She was named one of Forbes ’30 Under 30′ in 2013 for Science and Healthcare, and one of the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s Women to Watch in Life Science. Adina has twice been a speaker at the GapSummit and a mentor for the Voices of Tomorrow Competition. We were fortunate to get some time to catch up with Adina and get her thoughts on the GapSummit, careers and career development in biotech, and being a young biotech entrepreneur. This is part two…Read more

Interview with Leader of Tomorrow 2016: Dr. Sandhya Sriram, Research Fellow at A*STAR & Director of the virtual newsroom Biotechin.Asia

Leader of Tomorrow and GapSummit 2016 attendee Dr. Sandhya Sriram is currently a Research Fellow at Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), A*STAR, working on stem cells from fat and teeth. She is the Vice President of the A*STAR postdoc society (A*PECSS) as well as the co-founder, director and assistant editor of the online virtual newsroom Biotechin.Asia. Q: Sandhya, thank you very much for joining us today. What was your motivation to apply for the GapSummit? Sandhya: I am an active member/Vice President at the A*STAR postdoc society (A*PECSS) in Singapore. A*PECSS is a volunteer…Read more

Discovering antibiotics is the easy bit – Why new antibiotics never come to market

Marooned at the bottom of Lake Michigan, around 15 feet below the surface, lies the 167 year old wreck of a cargo ship called the James McBride. The McBride sank in December 1848 on the way back from a voyage transporting salt from the islands off Canada’s Atlantic Coast to Chicago. Like most of the estimated 1500 shipwrecks dotted somewhere among the twenty two and a half thousand square miles spanned by Michigan, little is known about the circumstances which eventually condemned it to its current watery grave. But more than a century…Read more