Embracing Risk to Succeed in Biotech

Biotech can be a very risky business, but embracing the risk can be the key to success. At our last Labiotech Refresh in Heidelberg, we got to talk to Friedrich von Bohlen, scientist, entrepreneur and investor, about how he approaches risk and what he thinks about the future of biotech. Friedrich von Bohlen is the […]

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Making DNA Quantification More Precise Than Ever

Technology advances are taking DNA quantification to a whole new level of precision by making it possible to identify single molecules in a sample. Philip talked to Rémi Dangla, CEO and co-founder of Stilla Technologies, to discuss advances and challenges in the field. Founded in 2013, Stilla Technologies is a French company that makes and […]

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How Automation Will Enable the Age of Cell Therapy

Scientists in biotech and pharma spend more and more of their valuable time culturing cells manually. Automated cell culture is still not standard in the early research stages, and many believe that needs to change. Philip talked to Ali Afshar, co-founder of Cytera Cellworks to discuss how the main obstacles to bringing automation to cell […]

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Why Denmark is a Strong Player in the Biotech Industry

Denmark is a rapidly growing hotspot for biotech. During the BIO-Europe conference in Copenhagen, I talked to Mette Kirstine Agger, Managing Partner at the life sciences investor Lundbeckfonden Ventures, to learn more about how the industry is evolving in Europe and Denmark. The US has traditionally been the leader in biotech, but that seems to […]

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