Ventac Partners organizes a course at the Asia BioInvest 2014 conference in Hong Kong (June 3). The course, entitled "Building a Successful Biotech Company – Lessons in Entrepreneurship in the Life Sciences", is designed to take life science entrepreneurs through the critical steps of the entrepreneurship process, from the early scientific discovery through venture funding, and the various growth phases of a successful biotech company. For more information, please follow this link.
We participate in numerous events promoting our portfolio companies and meeting our clients.
The shareholders of RhoVac and Ventac Partners have entered into an agreement under which Ventac Partners will provide management and business development expertise to RhoVac. Focusing on the development of peptides derived from the RhoC protein that elicit spontaneous immune responses in cancer patients, RhoVac is currently looking for funding to advance its lead therapeutic cancer vaccine through a combined phase I/IIa clinical study.
For the 12th year in a row, Ventac Partners has taken MSc and PhD students and new TTO personnel from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology through a five-day course entitled: Patenting and Commercializing Biotech and Medtech Inventions. The course is case based, and takes the attendants through all aspects of building the foundation for a new business. The Ventac Partners team consisted of Mikael Ørum, Neil Thomas, Lars Hedbys, Rolf Ehrnström, Scott Woodward and Aarti Kapoor. A picture of the VP team and course participants is available here.