Tag Archives: CJBS Entrepreneurship Centre

A perspective on leadership

A perspective on leadership

Mordecai Paechter, Masters in Entrepreneurship Co-ordinator In January 1999, Captain David Marquet took the helm of the USS Santa Fe, an extraordinarily high-tech nuclear submarine, worth billions of dollars and carrying a nuclear load that could obliterate a small planet. It was also the worst performing submarine in the entire US fleet. Morale was bottomingRead more

EnterpriseWISE – a non-STEM perspective

EnterpriseWISE – a non-STEM perspective

By Pippa Heggie, serial career changer and start-up employee So, what was I, a former Emmanuel College Geography student, who’d then majored in Marketing at HEC in France, worked as a PR Consultant before converting to law at BPP Law School, qualified as an Environmental Solicitor and most recently, after a career break to bringRead more

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

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