Watch on Demand! Biolabs European expansion

by Johanna Michielin and Susan Chase | November 13, 2023

We invite you to watch the 4th Annual Biotech Start-up Symposium, a free, two-day event to help Biotech Start-ups navigate their path to commercialization. This Symposium features industry experts who present and discuss various aspects of emerging technologies and the latest trends in their fields.

On November 15th, Day 2, you won’t want to miss the presentation by Johanna Michielin and Susan Chase on Biolabs European expansion

Here is an overview of what is discussed:

BioLabs US journey began in 2010 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has experienced explosive growth over the last 7 yrs. resulting in 15 sites in the US, Europe and Japan. For each site, the BioLabs team works at integrating the site into the local ecosystem, bringing together industry partners and entrepreneurs and building bridges with the funding and biotech communities. BioLabs staff and resident companies will present their projects and how joining the BioLabs network is helping companies accelerate their development.

Watch on Demand!

Head of Biolabs France

Johanna Michielin has more than 10 years of experience in technology transfer and ecosystem building for start-ups. She led the technology transfer office of the French National Center for Scientific Research and launched a program dedicated to researchers to foster the emergence of deeptech start-ups. She then joined Biolabs, the largest network of co-working facilities for lab-based startups, and currently home for over 400 startups. She leads the expansion of Biolabs in Europe, with three new sites opening in the coming year, two in France and one in Germany.

Vice President Business Development of Biolabs

Susan Chase is the Vice President Business Development for BioLabs, an internationally recognized shared laboratory and office platform for life science start-ups. Miss Chase leads the innovation consulting practice, international expansion, and development of strategic partnerships.

Before devoting herself fulltime to supporting the amazing innovative companies in the BioLabs’ network, Susan served as the Director of Collaborative Services at MASCO, the planning organization for the Longwood Medical Area in Boston where she led shared services contracting on behalf of the hospital and academic institutions. Susan has also held key operational roles directing multi-national property and facilities and risk management projects for private legal and healthcare networks.

In addition to being a strategic contributor at BioLabs and proud mother of two, Susan’s passion is advocating for children who have been victims of abuse and neglect and is often seen promoting the good works of

Susan is based in the BioLabs Cambridge headquarters.

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