Are you planning to startup a life science business? Here’s opportunity for all those interested in this space. The N S Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) along with the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) at National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) is hosting a workshop on Entrepreneurship Opportunities in LIFE SCIENCES on the 1st September 2012 at IIMB.
The workshop is targeted at start-ups in life sciences as well as aspiring entrepreneurs who plan to start up a life sciences business. Eminent entrepreneurs, corporate managers and academics will come together at this workshop, share their experience and answer questions from the participants.
The workshop will be preceded by an announcement of a joint initiative by IIMB and C-CAMP, NCBS in the presence of Dr. Renu Swarup, a senior official of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
The programme for the workshop is presented below:
09:30 - 10:00 Networking and Registration
10:00 - 10:45 Plenary talks:
- Entrepreneurship as a way of life - Prof K Kumar, IIMB
- Prospects for and challenges facing BT entrepreneurship
in India- Dr. Satya Dash, Senior Consutant, IIMB & IISc
- C-CAMP's lessons of experience in BT entrepreneurship
in India- Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, Director and COO,
10:45 - 11:15 Joint Announcement from IIMB/NCBS:
Dr. Renu Swarup, Advisor, DBT and MD -BIRAC
Prof. S. Ramaswamy, CEO, C-CAMP
Prof. Pankaj Chandra, Director, IIMB
11:15 - 11:45 Tea and Networking
11:45 - 13:15 Panel discussion: Starting up and growing BT businesses in
Moderator: Dr. Vijay Chandru, Founder & Managing
Director Strand Life Sciences
Dr. Suri Venkatachalam, CEO, Connexios Life Sciences
Dr. Raman Govindarajan, Head, R&D, Sanofi
Rajesh Rai, CEO, IKP Investment Management
Prof. Chirantan Chatterjee, Corporate Strategy and
Date: Saturday, 1st Sep 2012
Time: 9:30AM to 2:00PM
Venue: Auditorium, IIMB
To register, take a look at their website.