The July 2015 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
A collection of answers to frequently asked questions about the Pistoia Alliance President's Startup Challenge 2015.
The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance of organizations that work together to lower barriers to innovation in life science R&D, has attracted a number of new members from across the industry.
We are pleased to announce the full agenda for our 2015 US Conference. If you'd like to attend, please register now! The two-day event has been planned to provide a good mix of content for the benefit of our members and friends alike, using a greater number of panel discussions to facilitate debate and discussion.
A newly launched business plan contest will ask startup companies from around the world to develop new ideas to lower the barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D. The Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015 will see small and medium enterprises compete for up to two cash prizes of US$15,000 and a period of expert mentorship from a senior industry figure drawn from the Pistoia Alliance membership.
The startup community is an excellent indicator of future trends. Small businesses and their investors are a bellwether for the needs of industry, as their investment decisions are life-or-death for their companies and they must be sure that they are putting their efforts into the markets, products and services which are most likely to make a decent return.
The presentation and recording from the "Printing therapeutic nanobots: Nanoscale 3D-printing in pharmaceutical R&D" webinar held on Thursday 18th June 2015 are available here.
The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) 3rd Plenary Meeting in Leiden, the Netherlands, recognised and celebrated the promising progress made over the last two years.
In the consumer world there are many examples of how technologies such as Uber, mobile banking, mobile airline check-in and Facebook enable people to seamlessly perform everyday tasks. Each of these activities once required making phone calls, printing documentation or moving data from one device to another – now all is available in a few swipes of a mobile phone. In Silicon Valley it is common for software designers to discuss how they can delight their users, with user centric design is at the core of the new start-ups.