Many unmet needs lie at the intersection of biology, chemistry, and engineering. Future generations of biochemical engineers should consider applying their technical skills and experiences to addressing these needs in an entrepreneurial way.
Noubar Afeyan is founder, Managing Partner and CEO of Flagship Ventures, a leading early stage venture capital firm. He also leads the firm's VentureLabs unit that invents and launches transformative startups. He is a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he has taught courses on technology entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership since 2000. Dr. Afeyan has authored numerous scientific publications and patents since earning his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from MIT in 1987. He lectures widely in the United States and internationally on diverse topics ranging...Read more
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