University of Aberdeen - Boost for bio-entrepreneurs

November 13, 2008

A programme that aims to create a generation of "business-savvy" scientists has been launched by the University of Aberdeen. From next October, science students will be able to take a bio-business programme on which they will be able to run their own virtual biotechnology company. They will be able to call on help from an industrial liaison group that includes scientists and lawyers. John Brown, chairman of the Biotechnology Industry Association Scotland, said he hoped the students "will go on to become the bio-entrepreneurs of tomorrow".

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