Discussing Semarion at Connect Health Tech (Podcast)

15th May 2022

In this special two-guest episodes of  Health Tech’s Joining the Dots podcast, Paula Rogers-Brown explores the theme of taking research from idea to proof of concept and beyond, with Dr Jason Mellad, Co-Founder and CEO of Start Codon a life sciences venture capital fund and venture builder and Jeroen Verheyen, Co-Founder and CEO of Semarion a biotech start-up that leverages microfabrication technology to build smart materials and develop novel cell assaying applications.

Listen on your favorite podcast stream service, such as Spotify, or stream directly from the FM Player below.

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Part 1 discusses career journeys, future innovations in healthcare and the research to proof-of-concept process.

Part 2 takes a deep dive into how to get ready for investment as a startup, what skills and talent are needed in biotech, and how to build your network.

Connect: Health Tech is Cambridge University’s Enterprise Zone and the gateway into the University’s Life Sciences and Health Tech Community.  This podcast series explores and discusses a diverse range of themes and topics of interest, including developing interdisciplinary collaborations, finding the right parter, and impactful business support for entrepreneurs.

Start Codon is a venture capital investor and venture builder based in Cambridge, England. They support aspiring entrepreneurs to spin out and/or help in the development and commercialisation of their disruptive innovations. In doing so, they aim to help them craft their vision into thriving companies that improve people’s lives and address unmet needs.