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Blog posts consist of:
  1. Profiles which allow you to learn more about successful PhD-minded entrepreneurs that have made an important impact in Canada.
  2. Synopses and recaps of events.
  3. Articles for general interest.
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September 5, 2019

On Tuesday June 13th, the Science to Business Network (S2BN) Ottawa chapter was happy to host a round-table meet-and-greet with several members of Spartan Bioscience, a mid-sized biotech start-up located in Ottawa. Spartan Bioscience aims to bring the power of DNA testing to everyone by building a platform that facilitates numerous diagnostic tests. Spartan’s current portfolio includes solutions f...

August 26, 2019

On August 20, the S2BN Guelph Chapter hosted a Networking Workshop for graduate students. The Guelph Chapter president, Mathew Platt, kicked off the workshop with a comprehensive presentation on how to network with tips to increase one’s confidence in a variety of situations.

Here is a summary of what was covered!

How to network confidently?

  • Practice your self-pitch, which briefly describes you...

Did you know that the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) staffs over 3900 personnel, including technicians, postdoctoral researchers and early-career investigators, in addition to operating 174 research facilities across Canada (many of which are in Ottawa)? While the NRC celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017, its existence, mission, and operations remain a mystery to many.

In March, the...

May 21, 2019

Ottawa S2BN Post-event blog

On Tuesday February 26th, 2019, the Ottawa chapter of the Science to Business Network was pleased to host a talk by Dr. Chantal Martin, Group Leader of Analytical Development and Quality Control at Turnstone Biologics.

Founded in 2015, Turnstone Biologics is a privately-held immuno-oncology company primarily focused on the development of viral immunotherapies simultaneous...

March 10, 2019

On February 5th, the Ottawa Chapter of the Science to Business Network hosted a Panel Discussion focused on addressing key topics in transitioning from academia to industry, followed by an evening of networking. Panelists engaged in lively discussion based on questions asked by the event facilitator (Donna D’souza, Communications Associate, Ottawa S2BN) and several members of the audience.

The pane...

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