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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

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

Catching Up with GapSummit 2014 Speaker Liaison: Rebekah Scheuerle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwmQ5Le6xgk Rebekah Scheuerle was part of the GapSummit 2014 team serving as the Speaker Liaison. A Gates Cambridge Scholar, at the time she had only recently begun her PhD at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.… Read more

LifeImmune – Leaders of Tomorrow turn their Idea into a Business

Innovation challenges like the Voices of Tomorrow Competition can be the start of great things. This year’s finalists can take some inspiration from LifeImmune: LifeImmune is a medical device company set up to disrupt the field of allergen testing. Our goal is to provide point-of-care diagnosis of antibiotic allergies from a single finger… Read more

USA Election 2016: What it means for science and innovation

Hillary Rodham Clinton is in the final stage of her bid for the presidency of the United States of America. As the Democratic candidate, she is continuing the mission of promoting science education, research, and innovation that has been a hallmark of the Obama administration. On her website, you can see a host of issues and… Read more

Science Globalization: A U.S. Perspective

I look upon ourselves as partners in all of this, and that each of us contributes and does what he can do best. And so I see not a top rung and a bottom rung – I see all this horizontally – and I see this as part of a matrix. And I see every human being as having a purpose, a destiny, if you like – the destiny that exists in each of us – and find ways and means to provide such opportunities for… 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

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… Read more

Meet Oliver – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

We’re only a month away from GapSummit 2017. In the third of our introductions to GapSummit 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow, we’re pleased to meet Oliver Degerstedt as he takes us on, in his own words, a “whistle-stop tour” of his hometown of Luxembourg. Hear Oliver talk about his journey into… Read more

Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2017

Our friends at the Cambridge Rare Disease Network are holding their 3rd annual International Rare Disease Summit. The Network was co-founded by one of our Leaders of Tomorrow, Dr Tim Guilliams. The CRDN International Summit 2016 was selected as a finalist for the Communiqué Awards for Excellence in Communications via a Live Event or… Read more