MIT Biotechnology Group

GapSummit 2019, Apps open Oct 15

Gap Summit: A world-class, student-run biotech leadership summit
Annually organized since 2014, GapSummit is the world’s premier intergenerational leadership summit that attracts leaders across the global biotech community. Speakers and attendees will have an unparalleled opportunity to network, substantively discuss pressing challenges facing the field, and catalyze innovation toward these pressing challenges.

Apply to be a Leader of Tomorrow
GapSummit competitively selects 100 Leaders of Tomorrow from around the world. We look for young leaders, including students, entrepreneurs and young professionals with a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the biotech field. Accommodations and meals will be provided for all selected applicants. Financial assistance for travel to Boston, MA will be considered on a need basis.

Compete in the Voices of Tomorrow Competition
Leaders of Tomorrow will tackle real-world challenges as international teams and pitch their solutions at the summit for the opportunity to win cash prizes and further mentorship from industry experts.

Speakers include:
Prof. George Church, Harvard/MIT
Dr. France Córdova, NSF Director
Bill Sibold, EVP of Sanofi
Dr. Penny Heaton, CEO of Gates Foundation Medical Research Institute

June 16-20
Broad Institute
Cambridge, MA

Visit gapsummit.com for more information and to apply!
Application portal opens October 15, 2018
Early decision deadline: November 26, 2018
Final deadline: January 12, 2019

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