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Global Biotech Revolution with Key Supporting Partner Biotechin.Asia Launches Singapore Leaders of Tomorrow 2016

An opportunity has arrived for youth in Singapore to learn from and meet some of the most influential leaders in the biotechnology and healthcare sector. If you have a passion for biotech and want to have a go at solving some of our biggest problems through innovation then this event is for you. Global Biotech Revolution, a not-for-profit organization based at University of Cambridge, UK is bringing the… Read more

BioBeat Movers and Shakers & BioBeat16

This year’s BioBeat 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness has just been released and among them are a bevy of leading women in biotech with strong connections to GBR, including: Kate Bingham (GapSummit 2014 Speaker) Jackie Hunter, CBE (GapSummit 2016 Speaker) Emma Sceats (GapSummit 2016 Speaker) And our own Ipshita Mandal, President and Co-Founder of GBR. The full list of this year’s… 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

Meet Wen Chiy – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

In the last of our introductions to this year’s cohort of Leaders of Tomorrow, we’re pleased to meet Wen Chiy Liew. Wen Chiy is a fourth year PhD student at the National University of Singapore. Wen Chiy describes the value of going beyond just education in the path to a career in biotech and her… Read more

UMB President Perman to Leaders of Tomorrow: “We Can’t Wait To See What You’ll Do”

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Dr Jay A. Perman delivered a keynote address at GapSummit 2017, here are some of the key takeaways posted on UMB News. Dr Jay Perman and UMB grads LoT Ben Portney, and organising team members Dr Kamalika Saha and Dr Andong Nkobena. Diversity and interprofessionalism were among the key… Read more