Dr. Jürgen Schumacher is an internationally recognized German entrepreneur with more than 35 years of expertise in the biotech industry. Dr. Schumacher co-founded Qiagen AG, one of Germany’s largest biotechnology companies, NewLab Bioquality AG, which was acquired by Charles River Laboratories International Inc., BiBiTech and Algiax Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Schumacher advises and invests in promising biotech business models.
Mark Nardone is Director and Co-Founder of Bio-Trac®, a biotechnology training program that has served the scientific community for over 37 years, providing hands-on training workshops, designed by active researchers for research scientists, that focus on the latest relevant techniques that are necessary for laboratory research.
Ian is an industrial microbiologist and fermentation scientist specializing in process optimization and upstream modification of cell culture parameters for increased yield, viability, and productivity. Experienced with a variety of fermentation technologies, including hollow-fiber bioreactor systems, industrial stirred-tanks, and shake-flasks, Ian is excited to lend his background in cell culture to the SBI team.
Maryland Startup Apsis Healthcare Systems Striving to Simplify Drug Development Where Technology and Biology Meet
University of Maryland alumni, Sathya Janardhanan, founded Apsis Healthcare Systems in 2018 to help biotech and pharma companies of all sizes simplify drug development through process automation and leveraging the power of Big Data.