Talks At The Square: Bootstrapping your research based start-up X BioInnovation Institute
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Christina Smolke is an American synthetic biologist researching the use of yeast to produce opioids for medical use. She is a Full Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. She is also the Co-founder and CEO of the biotech company Antheia, which develops plant-inspired medicines. Join this Talks at the Square to hear about her journey from academia to entrepreneurship.


Christina Smolke was awarded the 2021 Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical Engineering. At this “Talks at the Square” she will share her thoughts about being an academic Professor bootstrapping funding for high-risk work questioned by scientific experts and about becoming a CEO of a startup biotech company.This TALKS AT THE SQUARE event is free of charge, but you must sign up here…


BioInnovation Institute is a Copenhagen Science City- located incubator and accellerator programme and start-up community. Their main focus industries are life science, med-tech and bioindustrials.


Thursday April 7, 2022, 15:30 PM – 17:00 PM


BioInnovation Institute, Ole Maaløes Vej 3, 3. floor, 2200 København N.


Anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship within biopharma and biotech.