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Networking with IndieBio: The world's largest seed biotech accelerator

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Interested in starting a biotech? Want to hear about Indie Bio’s great successes? This is the event for you!

7th April, 18:00 – 20:00 Postdoc Centre, Mill Lane

EPOC will be hosting Ryan Bethencourt from IndieBio. Ryan is a Cambridge alumnus, entrepreneur, and program director and venture partner at Indie Bio.

Indie Bio, based in Silicon Valley, is the world’s first startup accelerator and early stage seed fund for synthetic biology. They fund companies that span all life science sectors – including food, agriculture, healthcare, neurotech, biomaterials, therapeutics, and more.Their notable alums include Memphis Meats, Koniku, SyntheX, Ava Labs, Qidni, New Wave Foods, and MycoWorks.

Ryan was formerly head of life sciences at the XPRIZE foundation a co-founder and CEO of Berkeley Biolabs, a biotech accelerator and Halpin Neurosciences, an ALS therapeutics-focused biotech company. He co-founded Counter Culture Labs, a citizen science nonprofit, and Sudo Room, a hacker space based in downtown Oakland, California.

He’ll be giving us a summary of what they’re doing over in Indie Bio and what it takes to turn and idea to a biotech business in just a couple of months.

As usual, this event will be followed by networking, so please do come along and enjoy some beer.

To find out more about IndieBio, please visit: http://indiebio.co/. To register, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/myevent?eid=33271506973.

This talk is part of the Networking with IndieBio: The world's largest seed biotech accelerator series.

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