Does it pay off to organise your data? How entrepreneurs leverage life science infrastructures and organise data to capture value.

Tue 5 November 2019, 15:00
C3-02, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1SD, United Kingdom

Join us to hear Hannes Rothe and Sirkka Jarvenpaa discuss the value of data organisation for entrepreneurs in the life sciences. Sirkka and Hannes will speak about a wide range of topics:

  • How entrepreneurs and scientists can create a business using bio data resources
  • The importance of organising data for digital entrepreneurs for scale up, particularly in the field of genomics
  • The role of research infrastructure providers and what they need to consider to help digital entrepreneurs to align science and business
  • The pros and cons of open data initiatives and data standardisation efforts

Hannes Rothe, Assistant Professor for Educational Service Engineering and IT-Entrepreneurship & Founder of the Digital Entrepreneurship Hub, Department of Information Systems, Freie Universität Berlin

Sirkka Jarvenpaa, Professor and Chair in Business Administration, McCombs School of Business, Department of Management Science and Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin

Everyone is welcome to join, but if you are not an employee at the Wellcome Genome Campus please indicate so in the registration form as we will need to make arrangements with the campus security. 




Tue 5 November 2019



Travel and accommodation: Erin Haskell (

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