ACADI Seminar Series, August 18: Early-stage commercialisation and applications to diabetes research.

Discover the lessons learnt and knowledge gained from Dr Vietheer's experience in early stage commercialisation journey with Biointelect.

Dr Vietheer has experience supporting biotechnology, medical technology and research groups through early-stage commercialisation. From navigating technology development, to getting investor ready, Dr Vietheer will discuss what she's learned and how her approaches can be applied to diabetes research.

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Dr Patricia Vietheer, BSc (Hons) PhD MBA

Dr Patricia Vietheer has over 18 years of scientific experience in the Life Sciences industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours from University of Queensland and a PhD in Microbiology at Monash University. She also holds a Masters of Business Administration majoring in Strategy & Planning at Deakin University. In 2015, Patricia completed the Molecules to Medicine Internship on Commercialisation.

A specialist in infectious diseases, molecular biology and viral immunology, Patricia’s career began in the research laboratory working on the preclinical evaluation of a versatile vaccine platform collaborating with industry. She has since held a range of roles in research; business development, project management and program development where she has helped translate scientific ideas into public health solutions. Patricia’s deep experience in early-stage preclinical R&D especially in vaccine development, technology transfer and in vivo animal studies, has been instrumental in project planning and execution often working in cross-discipline, multi-country projects driving projects towards successful outcomes.

Patricia has been a recipient of multiple awards including the NHMRC Dora Lush BioMedical Award, Australian Defence Force Prince of Wales Award and the Australian Centre for HIV & Hepatitis Virology Young Investigator’s Award. She has made substantial contribution to numerous granted patents, co-authored multiple scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at numerous national and international conferences.

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