Accelerate alumni


Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech is a synthetic biology company providing human cells for research, drug discovery and cell therapy. The company applies a patented safe harbour gene-targeting approach to inducibly express transcription factor combinations that reprogram human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) into highly defined and mature human cell types. The company has expertise in the underpinning science of synthetic biology and stem cells and also in manufacturing, and clinical translation. The board is chaired by serial entrepreneur Dr Hermann Hauser and includes Sir Gregory Winter (Nobel Prize for medicine), biotech veteran Alan Roemer (co-founder Roivant and Pharmasset) and the company’s CEO and scientific founder Dr Mark Kotter.