B3: An induction into bio-entrepreneurship

BCS hosted its first ever bootcamp on bio-entrepreneurship after months of planning and preparation- spearheaded by the BCS events team in collaboration with Mr. Chris L. Hardesty, Director, Healthcare and Life Science Practice, KPMG. BCS has actively organized a number of biotech webinars, workshops and events in the past; but this was the first time BCS hosted a bootcamp where participants had the opportunity to learn from industry experts and leaders. The organising team met virtually to decide on the format, the topics, the speakers, and to work out the logistics of hosting the event on zoom.  Finally, after numerous back and forth emails, discussions, calls and brainstorming sessions, the team decided to take on approximately 50 participants for a total of 6 weeks. The participants would team up in groups of 4-5pax from the get-go based on common interest areas, develop a business idea with different entrepreneurship elements taught in the bootcamp, and present their business…