BioBeat is a collaborative innovation platform for bioentrepreneurs and leaders. Each autumn, at the BioBeat event, business topics for growing the sector are discussed. On the podium are successful women in the bio sector, and in the audience everyone who wants to build a bio company.

The annual 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report is also released in the autumn.

Based in Cambridge, UK, BioBeat’s partners are Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre and the Innovation Forum.


How do we step up biotech partnering to make greater impact on health and wealth?  The Francis Crick Institute was delighted to host BioBeat17: Re-shaping biotech partnering,  1.30-6.30 pm, Thursday 16 November 2017.   This half day event for scientists, entrepreneurs and investors explored strategies and opportunities for successful translation between academia and biotech.

Download 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2017.


How do we nurture growth in the life science sector and ensure the UK is the best place to develop innovative patient therapies in these turbulent times? These are some of the questions that were discussed at the BioBeat16 summit, on Stretching Biotech Pharma Entrepreneurship, held on 16th November 2016 in Cambridge. Read Miranda’s blog.

Read 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2016.


The 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2015 report really shows how the biotech industry is embracing change, with nearly double the number of Rising Stars compared to last year.

50 outstanding women bioentrepreneurs and business leaders are recognized for their contributions to global health innovation. Read the report now to learn about new trends and leaders in biotech.

The BioBeat15 event, a one-day conference on Translating Genomics into BioBusiness, was held at the Wellcome Genome Campus.


2014 saw the expansion of the BioBeat programme with the launch of the 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2014 report. Leading in a Collaborative World was the topic at the annual autumn event in Cambridge. Louise Wood, Deputy Director, Department of Health led discussions about leading in a rapidly changing sector, multi‐disciplinary working and attitudes to risk in a world where organisations must manage the tension between collaboration and competition. Download the conference schedule here.


An international line up of speakers kicked off the BioBeat programme, sharing their knowledge about growing biobusinesses. There were debates on responding to global healthcare challenges, building companies in new markets, essentials to secure funding and creating effective teams and boards. Download the conference schedule here.

To learn more about BioBeat please contact Miranda