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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… Read more

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

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… Read more

ThABI’s GapSummit and VoT Experience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN3BiUEToyo 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… Read more

Q&A: PHILIP HEMME, CEO OF LABIOTECH.EU – THE START-UP THAT’S REFRESHING EUROPE’S BIOTECH

Philip Hemme (@PhilipHemme) is the Co-Founder and CEO of GBR’s partner organisation Labiotech.eu. Recently, we had a chance to do a short Q&A with Philip to find out how Labiotech is helping to improve the European Biotech… 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… Read more

Catching Up with Leader of Tomorrow 2014: Evelyn Linardy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNjy53kC-vc With GapSummit 2016 just over the horizon, the GBR Team thought it would be great to reflect and catch up with some of our alumni from the inaugural GapSummit, and we’re planning to make this a regular feature going forward. Dr Evelyn… 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… Read more

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… 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… Read more

Enabling research for development: Indonesia

Low investment in research and development (R&D) remains a challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Indonesia, for instance, spends less than 0.1% of its GDP on R&D.  A new grant scheme, the Indonesian Science Fund (ISF), was launched earlier this year to encourage more research in priority areas such as biotechnology. The ISF has at its disposal almost 80 billion IDR (about 60 million USD) to fund around 200… Read more