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Cambridge Tech Podcast, Show Notes 23: A lightning rod to generate more life sciences entrepreneurs

Tapping the Cambridge knowledge-pool for a new life sciences MBA.

In this episode Mark Treherne of Biotechnology Business Institute (BBI) introduces the first MBA in life sciences in Europe which has chosen Cambridge as its location to encourage more Life Science entrepreneurs and spin outs.

Covering life sciences in its broadest term, the MBA attracts those that are in/ have been in the lab but that now want to build a career in life sciences.

In addition to academic tutoring, a key element of the programme is participants learning the high and lows from those involved in the life sciences industry, and hearing from those in the broader tech community covering how technologies like AI are evolving the industry.

This weeks news powered by Business Weekly features Cambridge Consultants announcement that Monty Barlow will succeed Eric Wilkinson. Bango and IQGeo win new contracts in Japan. And Jana Voigt steers InferSens as newly appointed CEO. We spoke to Jana and Colin Payne from InferSens in Episode 5, so do check that out.

To apply for the EMBA in Life Sciences, visit the course page on the BBI website.

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