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UK Healthcare Business start-up and technology commercialisation


Projects and Clients


Business Decision Support

Team/Personal Development


CMO

Creating new product opportunity evaluation system, for specialist contract S&M /Distributor to NHS.

University of West of England
Evaluation & selection potential applications and associated commercialisation routes, for a novel microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology. Strategic options (spin-out formation or direct out-licensing) assessed & commercialisation strategy and outline business plan developed.

Fusion IP Ltd
Company valuation & partnering deal terms development for investee biopharma.

Novexin
Market evaluation, positioning and concept testing, for Cambridge based protein folding reagents start-up.

“5 years on we’ve still not found a better [more justifiable] market estimate”

Arakis Ltd (later Sosei)
Detailed market and competitor analysis, and pipeline valuation, in support of successful 2nd round VC funding. Follow-on assignment in new opportunity identification and assessment.


Warwick Business School

Mentor & Coach for Biotech industry alumni.

Genios Ltd
Mentored start-up and business planning of this pre/early clinical CRO, as Venture Champion with BioCity’s Germinator program.

Mediboard Ltd
Mentored medical device start-up to successful seed funding pitch.

BioCity Nottingham
“Friendly Dragon” and Entrepreneurial Leadership speaker Bio- Entrepreneur Schools

Nottingham Cleantech Centre Friendly dragon & entrepreneurial skills speaker for Enviro-entrepreneur boot camp.

Nottingham Univ.
Development Guide for Undergraduate team skills program, with Totem Development.

Business Development/Start-up

Open Innovation & Crowd


Springlife Healthcare
Co-founder of medtech start-up, developing in-home monitors of activity and wellbeing. Obtained £25k proof of Concept Grant.

Evocell Ltd
Acting BD Director, for Somatic Cell Reprogramming company. Presented company at BioPartnering Europe, lead partnering activities for collaborative research and licensing deals with Major Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Reagents companies; and obtained £120k “Grant for R&D”.

NanoMor BioMedical Ltd
Chief Executive & Co-founder of NanoMedicine start-up, Raised seed finance & negotiated assignment of core nerve regeneration bio-nanotech IP. Built portfolio of in-licensing and collaborative R&D projects (therapeutics, magnetic nanoparticles and biomarkers technology) from UK Universities and SMEs.

Cambridge Biotechnology Ltd
Interim Commercial Director and Cofounder-Investor of target and drug Discovery company: Built portfolio by in- licensing to enhancement the business case, co-ordinated presentations, and introduced VCs for 1st round finance (£2 m).

NetworkedPharma.net

Co-founder, of not-for-profit organisation, arranging workshops, training sessions and conferences aimed at facilitating the development of open & learning networks’ as the new paradigm for drug discovery. Funds & Fundability workshop very well received – summary output blog.

Developing funding and open innovation /crowdsourcing portal.