Saturday 15 May 2021

King's Talk: OKS Jolyon Martin


Thursday 6th May, 7:45 pm


Online via Zoom 

For our next King's Talk, we welcome Jolyon Martin (LN 2005-10) to tell us all about his bio-tech start up.

This talk is free to attend for all OKS and friends. 

Register: Click here to register.

"Lessons learned from founding a biotech start-up"

Jolyon Martin is co-founder and Head of Business Development for PetMedix, a biotech start-up based in Cambridge. PetMedix are developing novel veterinary medicines, targeting a range of diseases in dogs and cats. The company is a spin-out of the research that Jolyon carried out in his PhD in the lab of Professor Allan Bradely at the University of Cambridge.

This project started as a good scientific idea, and is now a company of 38 people that has raised $13M to date and is continuing to grow and thrive. In January 2021 PetMedix announced a partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal health, a project that Jolyon lead on. For his work at PetMedix, Jolyon was recently named one of the '30 under 30' in Europe for Science and Healthcare by Forbes Magazine.


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