Author Archives: Duncan Young

Promoting or pitching your technology to large pharma – dos and don’ts

Promoting or pitching your technology to large pharma – dos and don’ts

By Duncan Young, Associate Director, Academic Alliances, and Vincenzo Garzya, Project Management Director, from AstraZeneca Scientists can be a cynical bunch. Partly it’s the training; to be critical, look for the evidence and question everything; partly it’s the bitter experiences of one failed experiment too many, late in the lab. Often it’s just a lackRead more

What does big pharma look for in start-ups and innovators?

What does big pharma look for in start-ups and innovators?

By Duncan Young, Associate Director, Academic Alliances, and Vincenzo Garzya, Project Management Director, from AstraZeneca Great science is the foundation of all innovation in life sciences, and so, as a global biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca’s focus is always to “follow the science”. This is one of our core values; it determines how we work and guidesRead more