Enterprise Forum | Personal experiences of starting successful biotech companies - a US and UK perspective
|Starts:||12:00 2 Apr 2014|
|Ends:||13:30 2 Apr 2014|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff|
|Speaker:||Dr Glenn Prestwich, Dr Duncun Casson|
Host: Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
About the event:
We are hosting an extended Enterprise Forum event, featuring two exceptional speakers, which is open to academics, post-graduate students and staff interested in local biotechnology SMEs. A buffet lunch will be provided.
Dr Glenn Prestwich from the University of Utah will talk about his impressive entrepreneurial activity; to date he has launched over nine successful companies!
Dr Duncun Casson, Chief Development Officer at Kymab, FLS outstanding alumnus 2012, and one of the UK's leading developers of biological medicines, will give a personal perspective on his 25 years’ experience in driving forward highly successful companies.
• One of Duncan's companies - PanGenetics - was purchased by Abbott in 2010 for $190m.
• Duncan was also instrumental in the development of Cambridge Antibody Technologies.
Duncan will be available for one to one meetings from 2pm should you wish to talk to him about specific project - please book these by emailing Zoher Kapacee (Zoher.Kapacee@manchester.ac.uk).
We look forward to seeing many of you at what may be the highlight so far of this year's Enterprise Forum series.
Full event details will be provided on registration. For more information and to register please visit Eventbrite
Dr Glenn Prestwich
Organisation: University of Utah
Dr Duncun Casson
Role: Chief Development Officer
Travel and Contact Information
AV Hill Building