Podcast: Ocean Biomedical Seeks to Capitalize on a Wave of Academic Innovation

Universities around the world are driving scientific advances that could provide needed new medicines, but despite the billions of dollars that fuel this research every year, academic researchers lack the capital and expertise to perform the necessary translational science to advance promising therapies out of the lab and into the clinic. Ocean Biomedical seeks to accelerate the development of promising innovations by providing needed funding and expertise. We spoke to Elizabeth Ng, CEO of Ocean Biomedical, about the company’s business model, how works with academic researchers to set up subsidiary companies around each asset, and what it looks for in the candidates it in-licenses. #startups #biostartup