STEM Graduates About to graduate and not sure what to do next? Academia is designed to reward publications, whilst in industry, efficiency comes at the cost of structures. At DSV you can really practice your knowledge and brainstorm ideas with like minded people.
Industry Professionals Have a background in STEM, interest in business and appetite for real challenges? DSV is the perfect opportunity to get back into science, establish new connections and work towards creating meaningful impact.
Academic Professionals Are you an academic expert looking to have more tangible outcomes and move faster? Why not have a go at starting your own startup and learning more about the commercialisation processes. DSV does not take any ownership of IP.
Entrepreneurs Already familiar with building your own business? It's hard. You need the right team, industry insight and capital to have a real chance at succeeding. DSV has all the necessary ingredients to support building your next venture successfully.
Electrical and Computing Engineer with 11 years experience building software from cell imaging and lab automation to high frequency trading. His passion is in accelerating the speed of research.
Prior to joining DSV, Ben ran his own ltd company, had 2 patents and a very broad scientific knowledge: maths, biology, physics, materials, machine learning. Academic background in engineering science at Oxford University.
Dr Rowina Westermeier
Rowina is passionate about making an impact in the life sciences and has expertise in protein science to accelerate drug development. Towards the same overall goal, she joined DSV to fast-track innovative solutions of pressing issues in the life sciences, engineering and agriculture.
2016 World Economic Forum's "Top 10 Female Innovators" in Africa. Prior to DSV, co-founded and scaled a software-enabled renewable energy company Mandulis Energy, backed by KfW, AfDB and Power Africa. Academic background in immunology and pharmacology at Oxford University. Started her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.
Dan has an MSc in Adaptive Architecture and Computation from UCL and is interested in how modeling can be used to optimise the built environment and how architectural knowledge and tools can be used in the life sciences.
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DSV Programme Timeline
DSV Alpha JANUARY 2017 PROGRAMME
DSV Alpha cohort graduated in July 2017, with most teams successfully raising further capital and developing their products. See some of our Emerging Projects.
DSV Beta JULY 2017 PROGRAMME
DSV Beta cohort are currently half-way through the programme.
DSV Gamma JANUARY 2018 PROGRAMME
We are now accepting applications for DSV Gamma starting on January 8th. Applications are closing soon.
DSV Delta JULY 2018 PROGRAMME
Applications for DSV Delta will be open in December 2017.
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