Innovating for Sustainable Growth

Updated Bioeconomy strategy for Europe Europe’s  Bioeconomy Strategy  has been updated in order to accelerate the deployment of a sustainable European bioeconomy. Europe’s 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy  focusses on the production of renewable biological resources and their conversion into vital products and bio-energy. The major aim of the strategy is to pave the way to a […]

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Small ventures driving pharma innovation

Over the last 5 years, no less than 63% of all new prescription drug approvals originated at smaller ­outfits (reported by HBM Partners). The main reason: pharma giants rarely conduct early scientific research anymore. More and more, big pharma companies let the “risky” early development phase over to start-ups to later acquire or license their drugs. […]

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Make room for error

Successful startups know that one good project can take months of tinkering and trial and error. We all know that the process and effort are just as important as the result. As Thomas Edison said on his path to inventing the light:  “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”. 3 […]

Workshop in London: Outgrow the startup mentality to become a Gazelle

Why attend this course? The 2 day Masterclass in Growing a Life Sciences Company is an interactive course focused on taking a start-up to the next stage and successful funding. We will explore the do’s and the don’ts, drawing on a combination of real-life, personal experience and your own case studies. Over the two days, […]