“Routes to Commercialisation and Everything in Between…”
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:00
Professor Sir Mike Ferguson CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci FRSB
Dr Michael Salako
Investment Director, Start Codon
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Michael Salako, Investment Director at Start Codon:
Michael has both broad scientific and commercial expertise. With a strong passion for facilitating entrepreneurship, he worked for 10 years at Cancer Research UK focused on identifying, developing, transacting and seed-investing in next-generation oncology programmes and spin-out opportunities (both within and outside the charity’s network).
Michael has a first-class degree in Biochemistry, a PhD in Molecular Virology and Molecular Toxicology, an MBA focused on finance and entrepreneurship, postdoctoral experience in immuno-oncology, drug discovery expertise to Principal Scientist level and is a Certified Licensing Professional.