September 17, 2018

About a month ago, we asked you to send us your questions about the medical science liaison role. Dr Martijn Bijker, PhD MSc and founder of "From SCIENCE to PHARMA", shares with us his opinion on this job he is passionate about.

What is the role of a Medical Science Lia...

August 31, 2018

1. Why did you do it?

I decided to pursue a work placement in medical writing to further understand what the role involved and see if I liked it. I first heard about this role through a careers event the NBI hosted last year and through them arranged the placement via h...

July 1, 2018

On Saturday the 9th of June 2018, students and professionals from the North West gathered in anticipation at the University of Manchester where the fourth edition of the Northern Biotech Consulting Case Competition (CCC) took place. This event brought together business...

May 1, 2018

The upcoming North West Biotech Initiative Consulting Case Competition on Saturday, 9th June 2018 is the perfect opportunity to boost your CV and make an impression when applying for your first job in consulting or any industry related role, particularly within biotech...

July 21, 2017

Figure 1: Opening of the event by Mélissa Vincent, Chair of the North West Biotech Initiative

On the grey Saturday 10th of June 2017, excited students gathered in their masses at the University of Manchester where the third edition of the Northern Biotech Consulting Cas...

May 23, 2017

Event 1:

The IMAGINE IF! is the first truly global competition and accelerator program for science-based ventures*. The accelerator provides to early stage science start-ups extensive opportunities: mentorship, the potential to secure non-dilutive capital, free advice f...

May 2, 2017

The consulting industry is an incredibly varied and fast-paced field with specialities ranging from strategy to finance, engineering, human resources, environmental, digital and corporate advisory companies. By definition, consulting is defined as “the practice of prov...

April 11, 2017

After weeks of diligent preparation, the NBI’s efforts culminated in a successful evening of inspirational talks and lively networking on Wednesday the 22nd of March 2017 when we hosted a panel event at the University of Manchester highlighting different careers paths...

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