Karolinska Institutets solution for the financing of early discoveries will be presented at the biotech fair in Philadelphia on 21 June.
A portfolio of start-ups is created and an investment base is sought for the entire package. The system used at Karolinska Institutet is unique in the world, and creates better chances of success as well as healthy earnings for the investors.
The university is forever generating new science of considerable market potential. However, the lack of venture capital to cover the cost of early product development is just one of the problems hampering the commercialisation of scientific discoveries.
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