Lucy P. Marcus a Judge for BioPharm2020: UK-India Biotechnology Business Plan Challenge 2010

Lucy P. Marcus is a judge for BioPharm2020: UK-India Biotechnology Business Plan Challenge 2010.

BioPharm 2020: UK-India Biotechnology Business Challenge Grand Finale is being held on Friday 3rd September at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK.

6 teams have been selected as finalists and they will pitch their business ideas, in confidence, to an eminent panel of judges.

The winning teams will be announced at an Awards Ceremony during the afternoon.

The Judging Panel

Background to BioPharm 2020, a UK-India Science Bridge Collaboration

BioPharm 2020 is a major UK and India Science Bridge, established to create long-term collaborations in pharmaceutical research.

The University of Nottingham’s Schools of Pharmacy and Business, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore have joined forces to exploit the synergies between scientists and industries in India and the UK to create a step-change in collaborative innovation.

The Science Bridge is designed to bring together industrialists, academics and students to undertake research with the goals of delivering:

Background to the BioPharm2020 UK-India Biotechnology Business Challenge

In February 2010, BioPharm 2020 launched a new business incubation competition to promote entrepreneurship in pharmaceutical sciences.

Scientists from UK and India (including scientists external to this Science Bridge) with promising Intellectual Property were encouraged to enter the BioPharm2020 Biotechnology Business Challenge and progress their business idea into a commercial opportunity.

On-line Master-classes from industry experts and entrepreneurs in different aspects of innovation were developed to assist scientists in developing their competition business plan submission.

Finalist teams were shortlisted at the end of May. Each team has been provided with mentors and specialist advisors to help them develop their full business plan and prepare for the final.

The Awards

Two awards will be made in the afternoon of Friday 3rd September

The Best UK Entrant 2010 will receive:-

The Best India Entrant 2010 will receive:-


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