Saturday 18 September 2021

Jolyon Martin: King's Talk

It was a pleasure to listen to Jolyon Martin (LN 2005-10) deliver a King's Talk about his biotech start-up on Thursday 6th May! 

Jolyon 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.

The talk is now available to watch at any time on YouTube:

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