Novo’s REPAIR Fund: Application Template Out (15 May Deadline) + Sr. Associate Job Opening

Dear All:

The new Novo REPAIR impact fund ($165m over 5 years for antibacterials) is now open for applications — see the template at this link. Applications are due 15 May.

Relatedly, Novo would like to hire a Senior Associate to help manage the fund. Primary qualifications are (1) scientific understanding of microbiology or a related field (PhD preferred) and (2) at least one year’s investment experience in either venture investing or corporate business development. The position is based in Copenhagen. Inquiries should be made to Hanne Veitland (HVeitland@SpencerStuart.com). 

While you’re considering these opportunities, don’t forget that…

is one of these for you? I hope so! All best wishes, –jr

John H. Rex, MD | Chief Medical Officer, F2G Ltd. | Expert-in-Residence, Wellcome Trust. Follow me on Twitter: @JohnRex_NewAbx. See past newsletters and subscribe for the future: http://amr.solutions/blog/

Upcoming meetings of interest to the AMR community:

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