How does innovation happen in the life sciences and how does it get to market? With researchers often motivated by curiosity – not commercial value – scientific breakthroughs don’t always translate into market opportunities.So, are science and business compatible? In this SVIC interview Widya Mulyasasmita, chief business officer and founding member of Venn Biosciences, says “yes” and she explains how its done. Widya speaks from a place of experience; before venturing into the world of startups she worked with multinationals on their innovation strategies. She comes down firmly on the side of collaboration. By working together, she says, corporates and startups can achieve great things.
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