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McKay Interview: Dr Benoit Dubuis (16 January 2017)

The McKay Interview // Science & Technology// WRS// Politics // Jan. 16, 2017

Michael McKay's guest is one of the leaders in the field of bio-tech, not only in Switzerland but around the world. He is Dr. Benoît Dubuis, the Executive Director of Campus Biotech here in Geneva.

Dr. Dubuis brings almost 20 years of international experience in the field of life sciences, both in industry and in Research Institutes.

It is hard to know where to start when quoting from his c.v. But here is a sample: Chemap, Ciba-Geigy, Novartis, and Lonza, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne where he established, and was the first Dean of, its School of Life Sciences. He also launched the BioAlps organization and founded Excellgene. He talks to Michael about the future and importance of bio-tech, and how Switzerland is in the forefront of the technology.

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