Biomedical research takes a long time… Way too long for patients anxiously waiting for treatments that can keep them alive or spare them agony. So, here is an idea. How about switching research’s typical drawn-out, excruciating timeline to dog years. Dog years?
During his heartfelt, hour-long speech, Biden outlined his vision for the near future of cancer research, one with fluid sharing of information and effective therapies without dangerous side effects. The urgency of Biden’s words highlighted the promise and much needed “ingenuity” of the Connect to End Cancer Panel, a group of companies selected by SXSW with the potential of bringing a cancer-free world closer to reality.
The One Health Company CEO Christina Lopes, a Young Global Leader herself, recently participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Event in Argentina and brought her expertise to the forum in doing so. While focusing chiefly on fostering innovation in life sciences Christina, also sought to bring The One Health Company's cause to the forum as well: creating better health for all-two legged and four legged.
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Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) of Southeastern Pennsylvanian has graciously approved The One Health Company as one of their newest portfolio companies
BFTP will provide Seed capital to the One Health Company to support our vision and enrich the Digital Health Landscape of Southeaster Pennsylvania.
About Ben Franklin Tech Partners of SE PA:
"For over 30 years, Ben has been the leading seed stage capital provider for the region’s technology sectors, investing over $175 million in more than 1,750 regional technology companies, many of which have gone on to become industry leaders. Ben Franklin has also launched university/industry partnerships that accelerate scientific discoveries to commercialization, and has seeded regional initiatives that strengthen our entrepreneurial community.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. In addition to its numerous investment partners, Ben Franklin receives funding from the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority."
The Woods Award is given to select entrepreneurial students in the venture development process while students at Penn. It is intended to financially support entrepreneurs who have been members of the Venture Initiation Program and are winners of the Snider Seed Award in the current academic year. This award is not made as a financial investment in the company and no equity position will be taken. Rather, the Woods Award is an educational investment in you, the entrepreneur. The selection committee felt that your work best embodies the intention of the Woods Award, which is to recognize the Snider Seed Award winner who is able to demonstrate the most substantial growth and significant progress on his or her venture.
CEO Christina Lopes is selected to participate in the World Economic Forum's Social Impact Lab in New York which brings together Young Global Leaders and the movements they are pioneering to improve the state of the world.