Step_04: DIY Start-up

  • Director of Engineering

Do you have an idea to change the world? Mike and colleagues' did, and their Do It Yourself attitude lead them on a journey of engineering a low-tech solution for orthopaedic drills in low-income nations and humanitarian relief sites. Hear how Mike started up his own company, Arbutus Medical, to transform this idea into a real-world solution to combat post-operative infections and help save lives. Learn about the path you can take to turn your own idea into a career!

Arbutus Medical Website
Student Entrepreneur Funding in BC

Step_02: Adventure in the Start-up w/ Philip Beer

  • Director of Medical Genomics

Physician turn scientist Philip Beer sits down with me to discuss his post-post-doc. Philip is a fantastic scientist whom I respect and he gave an honest account of finding his way. Today Philip is the Director of Medical Genomics for the start-up company 14M Genomics based out of Cambridge, UK. Hear his account of what it's like to be there at the birth of a company, the importance of teamwork between biologists and bioinformaticians and share in the adventurous spirit of entrepreneurship.

14M Genomics Website
The Microsoft Interview