In this episode, I have a conversation with Jaromir Zahradka and we will talk about early-stage investments in DeepTech Life Science companies.
He has 5+ years of C-level experience and has been engaged in 8 Biotech spin-offs. He built a unique network within CE institutions and TTOs and has deep scientific and licensing market expertise with over 20 licensing deals worth more than USD 500m.
Jaromír was a co-founder of i&i Prague, a biotechnology incubator.
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I hope you enjoy the conversation the same way I did.
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(01:43) Start of The Episode
(02:55) A New Fund In Town – I&I Biotech Fund
(04:40) Investment Area of i&I Biotech Fund
(06:15) How is it to found a life science fund?
(09:12) What are the challenges in raising a life science fund?
(13:25) A Fund is Teamwork
(16:06) The Life Science R&D Eco-System in Prague
(28:45) Top Level Expertise at the IOCB in Prague
(31:09) The Role of Tech Transfer Offices in the Value Chain
(39:31) How to Turn Science Into Business
(55:20) The Role of Capital in Deep Tech Life Science
(01:02:50) The Development of Talent – A Key Success Factor
(01:06:30) The perspective of Long Term Investment Funds
(01:12:15) How Can the European Deep Tech Investment Eco-System Evolve Better?
(01:19:00) Cross-Sector and International Collaborations in Europe
(01:22:30) What is the First Step Towards Turning Science into Products and Businesses?
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