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BIOMEET SESSIONS 2021 – MASTERCLASS “How to start a biotech start-up”

Target Audience

Researchers and (potential) entrepreneurs in the field of life sciences.

Topics to be covered in the masterclass

  • I discovered something great: What to do, how and when to do it?
  • Which tools do I have to create a biotech startup?
  • Who should I talk to? VCs, what kind of VCs?
  • Intellectual property & technology transfer offices
  • When to approach the industry?
  • Expectations about the model & equity share

About Daniela Couto

Daniela Couto is a Partner with BGV (BioGeneration Ventures). She joined BGV in 2015 and serves on the board of four portfolio companies.

Daniela served as Managing Director of cardiovascular-focused Staten Biotech from 2015 to 2018, a clinical-stage antibody company that is since 2018 collaborating with Novo Nordisk (EUR 430 Million option to acquire). Previously, she was co-founder and CEO at Cell2B, a life sciences company dedicated to treating immune and inflammatory diseases.

Daniela holds a M.Sc. degree with honors in Biomedical Engineering from Universidade do Minho and a PhD degree with the highest honors in Bioengineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) – Technical University of Lisbon in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT-Portugal Program).

Fireside chat with David Braga Malta (P-BIO)

David Braga Malta is a Life Sciences Entrepreneur, Inventor and Investor, i.a. founded Cell2B, BoostPharma and LiMM Therapeutics. David is a Board Member of P-BIO since 2019.

David holds a PhD in Bioengineering from the MIT Portugal Program and a M.Sc. Degree in Biological Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal.

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