Steven O Connell is the Assistant Director & Programme Manager for IndieBio EU. Steven helps early stage synthetic biology & biotechnology companies develop in Cork, Ireland by running an intensive but rewarding mini-MBA style programme to de-risk these ventures.
He holds an MSc in Biotechnology and Business from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and has business development experience with startups and established companies giving him a unique perspective on how to help develop early stage companies.
Areas of experience include: marketing, business planning for life sciences, social media, facility design, biotech R&D and lean lab initiatives. Steven is passionate about startups, hackathons, bio-making, health & fitness, coding and promoting entrepreneurship in biotechnology.