Talks at the Square: Avoiding the Biotech Valley of Death X BioInnovation Institute
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Where is industrial biotechnology heading currently, and what can start-ups do to deftly avoid ‘The Valley of Death’? Dr. Sang Yup Lee, Vice President for Research and Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST) will share some of his most promising research with commercial potential regarding the efficient microbial production of natural compounds, including flavors, fragrances, and health-promoting compounds. 


Hear about the ups- and downs of industrial biotechnology and the reoccurring challenge of the ‘Valley of Death’ when trying to scale up a biobased alternative to compete with existing chemical solutions. This BioInnovation Institute event is free of charge. Read more and sign up here…


Friday April 29th 2022, 13.00 – 14.00


BioInnovation Institute, Ole Maaløes Vej 3, 3. floor, 2200 Copenhagen


Dr. Sang Yup Lee is one of the pioneers of the scientific research field of systems metabolic engineering, which integrates systems biology, synthetic biology and metabolic engineering, allowing for more efficient and sustainable production of a wide range of chemicals.


Anyone interested in commercialising research- based innovation.