Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at London Business School
The Institute’s mission is to have a profound impact on the way the world does business, and the way business impacts the world, by inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs and equipping them with the expertise and insight to drive growth. They also help organisations and businesses leaders by developing talented people and creating a global knowledge community. Their work focuses on the four pillars of research and activity, viz, developing brave new workplace, redesigning services, transforming lives through entrepreneurship and through enriching the entrepreneur’s journey.
Healthcare Club at London Business School
The Healthcare Club is a student organisation that aims to promote all aspects of the healthcare sector, including digital health, the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, medical devices, and healthcare provision. With over 1500 student, alumni & faculty members, the club is one of the most active professional societies on campus. Our members come from a wide range of backgrounds including entrepreneurship, industry, consulting, banking, venture capital & private equity. The Club's objectives are to create Educational, Networking, and Recruitment opportunities for its members, and to promote London Business School as a hub for healthcare.
Health Tech Challenge Sponsors
Illumina, Inc. is the global leader in genomics, an industry positioned between biology and technology that enables the reading and understanding of genetic variations. Specifically, Illumina develops, produces and sells integrated devices and services for genome sequencing.
The company helped in creating the first map of gene variations associated with health, diseases and drug response. As part of its extraordinary development effort, Illumina gave a substantial contribution in reducing the costs of human genome sequencing bringing it to approximately 1,000$ (2014) from an initial cost of 1,000,000$ (2007).