[Blueboard] Talk on science-based entrepreneurship by Hybridigm Consulting, Inc.

Crisanto M. Lopez cmlopez at ateneo.edu
Thu Feb 14 19:09:00 PHT 2008


Do you need ideas on what's hot and what's not in today's  
science-based businesses?

Want to create new and innovative products on your own and learn how  
to market them?

Do you have what it takes to be a scientist-entrepreneur?

Get those scientific and entrepreneurship juices.....

MACA is sponsporing a talk on bio-entrepreneurship to be given by Maoi  
Arroyo, Mphil Cantab of Hybridigm Consulting Inc.

You may bring your resumes for OJT or future employment

When:  February 15, 2008 (Friday)
Time:  4:30-6:00 pm
Where: CTC 104

See you there!!!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Hailed by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top 35 entrepreneurs  
under 35, Maoi Arroyo is the CEO and founder of Hybridigm Consulting,  
the first biotechnology consulting firm in the Philippines.  Hybridigm  
enables its clients to commercialize technology, partnering with them  
on the journey from science to enterprise.  Hybridigm's current client  
roster includes private equity investors in the UK, start-up biotech  
companies in Shanghai, as well as 12 existing local biotech  
enterpreneurs.

In 2005, Ms. Arroyo was appointed to several positions of  
responsibility in developoing a national strategy for biotechnology  
entrepreneurship.  She is the lead consultant for the Export  
Development Council and DOST's biotechnology clustering initiative and  
part of the technology assessment panel of PCASTRD.

She is also co-organizer of two major private sector initiatives:  
TechnoNegosyo (spearheaded by the Philippine Center for  
Entrepreneurship) and PESO, an annual technology and innovation  
business plan competition.

Ms. Arroyo was a member of the inaugural class of Master's in  
Bioscience enterprise, a professional practice program developed by  
the University of Cambridge, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences  
and Technology (HST) and the MIT Sloan School of Management.  She is a  
recepient of British Chevening Scholarship and obtained her first  
degree in Biology from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.



Crisanto M. Lopez, M.Sc.
Instructor
Department of Biology
Ateneo de Manila University
Tel.: +63-2-4266001 loc. 5613
Telefax: +63-2-4261034



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