Talks At the Square: Start-ups from Academia X BioInnovation Institute
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The serial entrepreneur Morten Sommer was the youngest professor ever in Denmark. Apart from an outstanding academic career, he has focused on translating research progress from his laboratory into start-ups. As a co-founder of six life science companies, amongst them SNIPR Biome and Union Therapeutics, Morten has first-hand experience on how to bring academic research into a more commercial setting. Join this Talk At The Square to hear his main take-aways from combining academia and entrepreneurship.


Hear how different corporate development strategies fit academic projects with a commercial potential. Learn how  scientists can gain entrepreneurial competencies such as investor dialogue, pharma partnering, FDA/EMA interactions and drug development. This BioInnovation Institute “TALKS AT THE SQUARE” event is free of charge, but YOU MUST SIGN UP HERE…


Thursday March 10th 2022, 15.30 -17.30


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


‘Talks at the Square’ is an event series by BioInnovation Institute (BII) with a key focus on spreading ideas and knowledge in life science entrepreneurship to inspire researchers to bring science out of the lab and into the economy. BioInnovation Institute is a life science incubator and accelerator programme located in Copenhagen Science City.


Anyone with an interest in entrepreneurship based on university research.