Nucleate is launching in the United Kingdom

Nucleate is harnessing all this energy, providing all members with entrepreneurship support and access to critical networks of investors and mentors. I feel inspired by their collective determination and ambition.”

Chas Bountra, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Professor of Translational Medicine at the University of Oxford

“I believe that Nucleate UK has the potential to transform the biotech entrepreneurship landscape in the United Kingdom,” said Miroslav Gasparek, Co-Managing Director of Nucleate UK and PhD candidate at the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. “We’re excited to be bringing the highly successful US programme to the UK and to unlock the value of UK life science research,” added James Bayne, also co-Managing Director of Nucleate UK and PhD candidate at the University of Oxford.

Leadership

Led by graduate and undergraduate students of STEM and business programs from the leading institutions in the United Kingdom, the organization is launching in London, Oxford, and Cambridge. However, within the next twelve months, Nucleate UK aims to expand to additional locations in the United Kingdom.

Nucleate UK Leadership Team

James Bayne Co-Managing Director, Nucleate UK; PhD candidate at the University of Oxford
Miroslav Gasparek — Co-Managing Director, Nucleate UK; PhD candidate at the University of Oxford
Alon Galor — Co-Managing Director, Oxford; PhD candidate at the University of Oxford
Alissa Hummer — Co-Managing Director, Oxford; PhD candidate at the University of Oxford
Stephanie Avraamides — Director of Operations, MPhil candidate at the University of Cambridge
Abhimanyu Gowda — Director of Strategy, BA candidate at the University of Cambridge
Isabel Zhang — Co-Managing Director, London; PhD candidate at Francis Crick Institute
Olivia Gallup — Director of Partnerships, PhD candidate at the University of Oxford
Georg Wachter — Director of Finance, PhD candidate at Imperial College London
Kush Desai — Director of Sponsorship, PhD candidate at Imperial College London

About Nucleate

Nucleate is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the next generation of biotech leaders. After validating its Activator pilot program in the United States, Nucleate has evolved into an international organization with chapters spanning multiple countries, including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and France. Nucleate identifies future biotech entrepreneurs and arms them with proven training, an exceptional network, legal counsel, subsidized perks, and funded fellowships, without the need to give up equity in their companies. Nucleate removes barriers and helps founders concentrate on building transformational technologies.

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