We made it easier for you to catch up with the Chief of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Chantal Line Carpentier! Normally, you would need to bike up the Alps, compete in the Iron Women competition, or try to secure a meeting at the UN HQ in Manhattan. We were lucky enough to catch a (bumpy but brilliant) car ride with Chantal Line on her last day @NanoValbruna in Italy.
Lorenzo Pradella, Co-Founder and CEO, GreenBone Ortho, spoke about science and tech transfer from lab to commercialization, entrepreneurship, and how to create more unicorns for Italy.
But in reality, problems like climate are inherently complex, made by multiple players. And if you dig deep enough, you actually could find that maybe this one piece or these several pieces could be the linchpins of making major changes, rather than trying to raise tens of billions of dollars just doing X or Y.
There's a huge gap between the academics and the practitioners. I think some smart university is going to start a translational entrepreneurship group, working not only on translating their academic research, but maybe going through some of the best papers and pulling out useful things for practitioners.
The reason why Lensational’s intervention has gained traction is that we were really specific. In the beginning, we were looking at women who are illiterate or who can't express themselves, because of systemic discrimination. We did not just focus on any women.
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