Karen Hanson

Devices & Diagnostics

5 considerations for academic startup CEOs

A seminar offering advice on academic startups for potential CEOs at the University City Science Center — hosted by Bio Strategy Partners, a Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania incubator for emerging and early stage life sciences companies — addressed funding realities and the roles of the university and technology transfer office. Karen Hanson, the executive director of Bio […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Life sciences investment shifting to Europe, Asia

Venture capital investment in the life sciences has fallen 39 percent over the past three years as the costly, lengthy process of getting¬† approval for pharmaceuticals from the Food and Drug Administration has spurred companies to shift their investments to overseas markets in Europe and Asia. According to the survey of 150 venture capital firms,¬† […]