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Free places for postdocs at the Genomics! Venture Creation Weekend

last modified Oct 16, 2018 11:29 AM
15 free places at the Genomics! Venture Creation Weekend (16-18 November, at Cambridge Judge Business School) are available to Cambridge postdocs through the OPdA and p2i network.

Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. This opportunity is available through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPdA) and the postdocs2innovators (p2i) network.

  • Do you have a novel idea or application in genomics that would transform the lives of many people?
  • Are you interested in applying your creativity and collaboration skills to challenges in genomics? entrepreneurship?
  • To participate, you do not need a genomics related venture idea - you can contribute to business development, market research or in any other way and work as a part of the team

During the weekend, you will not only help develop solutions that offer impact but will their creative, communication and entrepreneurial skills.

Kickstart your entrepreneurial career and start developing your venture at the next Venture Creation Weekend on 16-18 November 2018 at Cambridge Judge Business School. It's a chance to test your business ideas relevant to genomics, build a team and pitch to investors in 50 hours!

The Entrepreneurship Centre in partnership with Illumina are offering aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators the chance to explore opportunities, ideas and technologies in the fields ranging from cancer research to agriculture with the focus on:

  • Genomics driven Advanced Therapies, Oncology, Immuno-Oncology)
  • Genomics driven Diagnostics
  • Synthetic Biology Application
  • Agrigenomics Application (i.e. Food Safety and Conservation)
  • Microbiome Application
  • Genomic Driven Drug Discovery and Application

To secure your free place, exclusively available to postdocs, please register here.

Please register with your work email (example @cam, @sanger).

A £20 deposit will be taken on booking. Postdocs will be refunded after attending the VCW.

Secure your free place now!

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