Miranda Weston-Smith

Founder, BioBeat

Miranda helps early stage biomedical businesses attract investment and develop their business strategy.  She founded and runs BioBeat, a programme to inspire the next wave of bioentrepreneurs and business leaders. Miranda has worked with many entrepreneurs and is experienced in fundraising, business planning and technology transfer.   She is a long standing Mentor for Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre, contributes to the University of Cambridge Masters in Bioscience Enterprise course and is a member of the St John’s Innovation Centre Training Team. She brings experience as a Technology Manager at Cambridge Enterprise, where she assessed and marketed life science technologies, negotiated licences and spun-out companies.  She was responsible for technology transfer at the University of Cambridge for the Cambridge-MIT Institute.  In her five years at the seed capital firm, Cambridge Research and Innovation, she invested in early stage technologies. Miranda studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge and has a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.