CV-Eye is looking for talent!

CV-Eye is a smart idea out to save and improve lives. It's being developed by an ambitious group of our Leaders of Tomorrow, having been one of the winners of the Voices of Tomorrow competition. They're on the lookout for someone with the tech-savvy and drive to help them achieve their mission. CV-Eye technologies aspires to help stroke patients around the world, protect them from disabilities and enable them to live without fear. About CV-Eye: We are an ambitious team of scientists and engineers who are brought together by the wish to tackle…Read more

The Future of Biotech in India

The past not turning out to be what one wanted, does not mean that the future can’t be better than one imagined. India is one of the most competitive countries to thrive in, but it does have plenty of opportunities if one is passionate enough to explore and seize them. The Past (A funding crunch and brain drain) Funding: A business without a funding source will flounder under the weight of its own debt. Funding is the fuel on which a business runs and the Indian biotech industry has always run out of…Read more

Leader of Tomorrow’s Novartis BioCamp Experience

Adam was a Leader of Tomorrow at GapSummit 2016 and has continued to Grow, Connect and Challenge through global events. He shared with us his recent experience attending the Novartis International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp), a 3-day event that gives 60 select students an in-depth look inside the company. I am always looking for ways in which I can acquire more knowledge on the inner workings of the biotech industry being an aspiring biotech leader myself. After I arrived in the UK for my Masters, I was lucky to be chosen to attend…Read more

LoT Sandhya Sriram writes about her GBR experience on Nature’s Trade Secrets

I first came across the GapSummit in November 2015. The meeting was organized by Global Biotech Revolution and was to be held April 2016 at Cambridge, UK. Looking at the agenda, I noted the Voices of Tomorrow competition, which aimed at getting all the participants to form groups and come up with possible solutions for the ‘gaps’ in the biotech sector, found in research and innovation, funding, future health, future resources, people, bioethics, and public perception & education. I applied to attend as a leader of tomorrow. This required me to write an…Read more

ThABI’s GapSummit and VoT Experience

The Beginning The ThABI team brought together by the GapSummit 2016 hail from two African countries with Adam, Dapo, Lukman and Voke from Nigeria and Nani originally from Senegal but working from Tanzania. Dapo is a PhD student at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Adam an MSc Student at the University of Glasgow, and an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, Voke a PhD candidate at University of Lagos, Lukman, the managing director of inqaba biotec West Africa and Nani a molecular biologist at Africa…Read more

Sneak peak for GapSummit 2016 Sunday Pitch Workshops

This special blog post is sneak peak for the GapSummit 2016's Pitch Workshop on Sunday 3rd April 2016. Aiming to be "Pitch Perfect" CONGRATULATIONS to ALL who have made the last leg – as finalists – of this wonderful GAP SUMMIT. You have done wonderfully well. And others who made the journey but didn’t quite get to the final stage – WELL DONE ALL. It is not primarily about winning or losing – ALL have achieved a great deal. But there are a few who have been judged special enough to meet the…Read more

Voices of Tomorrow Competition Finalists Announced

The Voices of Tomorrow business plan competition is an opportunity for our Leaders of Tomorrow to put their minds and skills towards tackling the Gaps in biotech. We're excited to announce the ten finalist teams selected from the 21 entries. They will present their entrepreneurial proposals for helping to improving an aspect of the bio-economy at the GapSummit 2016 receiving feedback from an expert panel. The VoT 2016 finalists are: IPP-SB An educational agenda engaging teachers, journalists and creative thinkers to improve public acceptance of synthetic biology. ABIP A business incubation platform in…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

Meet Victor – A GapSummit 2016 Leader of Tomorrow

GapSummit 2016 is fast approaching. GBR is pleased to introduce you to Victor Bustos, one of the 100 bright young Leaders of Tomorrow who will converge on the University of Cambridge this April. Victor obtained his B.Sc. in Biology at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá. Directly afterwards, he was accepted to the International Max Planck Research School with a fellowship to pursue a Master's degree in Molecular Biology in Göttingen, Germany. Due to his keen interest in ageing research, upon completion of his M.Sc. he joined the laboratory of Prof. Linda…Read more
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