Translational Research Office (TRO)


Small Molecule Dragons' Den

UCL Small Molecule Therapeutic Innovation Network

The Drug Discovery Group (TRO), UCL Business and the Drug Discovery Cluster at UCL are holding a Small Molecule Dragons' Den.

When: 5th July, 1.30pm-6pm 

Where: John Hanbury Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square

This will be an opportunity to:

  • Win a personal prize for the best 2 minute pitch chosen by the Dragons
  • Win a prize for the best pitch chosen by the audience and a prize for the best poster
  • Receive constructive feedback on your drug discovery idea
  • Network with pharma, biotech, investors and contract research organisations
  • Meet others with small molecule drug discovery interests from across UCL and build networks
  • Understand funding and support opportunities offered by UCL for small molecule drug discovery
  • Panel members are drawn from pharma, biotech and investment communities with a wealth of experience commercialising small molecule drug discovery ideas.

The Dragons' Den event will be followed by a poster session and networking event from 4:00 pm. 

All are welcome, please register here.

The organising committee is comprised of Prof Bart Vanhaesebroeck (UCL Cancer Institute),  Dr Brian Carter (UCL Innovation & Enterprise), Dr Nicky Willis (ARUK DDI) and Dr Richard Angell (TRO DDG). 

For further information:

Dr Richard Angell r.angell@ucl.ac.uk 020 7753 5973

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