Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

February 17, 2012

Alumni Hans Kossmann, entrepreneur and mentor!

Written on February 17, 2012 by in Careers, Life Sciences, MBM News, News

Hans Kossmann has recently been incorporated into the business incubator at the Universidad Austral de Chile.

The aim of the business incubator is to provide crucial support to innovative ventures in the field of biotechnology. In order to provide advice, the raising of capital and transfer of technology, Kossmann an entrepreneur and business specialist in the field of Biotech was bought on as a mentor to join the business incubator team.
As an expert in startups, Kossmann said his work would be to assist budding entrepreneurs, “acting as a mentor in some of the projects, or developing specific studies or analysis. Furthermore he will actively participate in raising capital for enterprises that are being nurtured and promoted by the incubator.”

 Among his other responsibilities as a mentor at the Austral incubator, Kossmann, defines which innovative projects receive merits associated with the area of specialization and the state of the art developments in the field.
“I think in this field we have a wealth of potential new business generation. This is the field in which I have been specializing and where I think I can contribute the most to strategy analysis building on my contacts with entrepreneurs. “

January 16, 2012

New Appointments from our Alumni: Alejandro Portilla

Written on January 16, 2012 by in Careers, Life Sciences, News

Alejandro PortillaWe are pleased to announce that one of our Master in Biotechnology Management alumni (2009-10 intake), Alejandro Portilla has been named Established Products, EMEA West and East Commercial Manager, S&OP and NPI.

Previously, Alejandro was the Business Excellence Manager for Europe and Canada in GPO.

Alejandro began his career in Abbott 14 years ago as the Abbott International Head of Customer Service in Guatemala. During his tenure he has also been a Logistics Coordinator for Latin America, a Senior Export Planner, as well as a Demand Manager for Latin America and Canada. Prior to joining Abbott, Alejandro worked in multiple supply chain roles in Tata and Colgate Palmolive. Alejandro holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala, and a Master in Biotechnology Management from Instituto de Empresa Business School in Spain.

Please join us in congratulating Alejandro on his new role.

October 6, 2011

Our Alumni are changing the World!

Written on October 6, 2011 by in Life Sciences, MBM News, Medicine & Healthcare

The 2011 MIT TR35 winners are already shaping the future,  and in this edition Teresa Gonzalo and Damiá Tormo (MBMAlumni) have been honored with this award.

   Teresa Gonzalo            Damiá Tormo                  

Each year the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) honors 35 innovators under 35 who are tackling important problems in transformative ways. Candidates come from around the globe, some from regional TR35 competitions run by TR’s international editions.


June 1, 2011

Science + Business = Bioentrepreneur!

Written on June 1, 2011 by in Careers, Entrepreneurship, Life Sciences

Focusing on the latest needs of scientists in the business environment,  world-renowned Nature Publishing Group has developed successfully a portal dedicated to commercializing scientists´research, building biotech businesses and all the relevant  information in order to perform successfully in this industry.

BIOENTREPRENEUR: from bench to boardroom

Bioentrepreneur- Portal


May 19, 2011

Working as a Brand Manager for one of the leader firms in the Pharmaceutical industry, Shigeo decided to take the Master in Biotechnology Management.
In this video he explains why he chose this particular blended program.

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