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University of Cambridge GapSummit 2020 28th September - 2nd October, 2020; Cambridge, UK Applications are now closed!

About GapSummit

GapSummit is an annual student-run, world-class biotechnology leadership summit with the core objectives of substantively discussing pressing challenges facing the bio-economy and catalyzing innovation to solve these challenges. As the only intergenerational conference of its kind, GapSummit competitively selects 100 Leaders of Tomorrow from around the world to attend, and recruits current leaders across the global biotech community to inspire the next generation. GapSummit is proudly the flagship event of Global Biotech Revolution (GBR), a youth-led nonprofit which connects and develops future leaders to accelerate the growth and advancement of the global biotech ecosystem.


Hosted by the University of Cambridge


Monday to Friday
September 28 to October 2, 2020

A World-Class Conference in a Pioneering Biotech Hub

Hosted at the Old Divinity School, in the heart of Cambridge — one of Europe's premier biotech hubs

GapSummit 2020 will take place in Cambridge, UK, and will be hosted at St John’s Old Divinity School. In one of Europe’s most pioneering biotech ecosystems, GapSummit 2020 will feature an exciting program featuring world leaders from across the biotech community.

Leaders of Tomorrow

The next generation of biotech leaders

GapSummit competitively selects 100 Leaders of Tomorrow from around the world to attend the summit. We look for students, entrepreneurs and young professionals with a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the biotech field. GapSummit 2020 will provide Leaders of Tomorrow with an unparalleled opportunity to network with, challenge and learn from current world leaders in the biotech field. Leaders of Tomorrow will also gain a comprehensive overview of biotech trends and issues, inciting discussion about world challenges that will to be met by scientific and business innovations.

Voices of Tomorrow competition

Catalyzing biotech innovations to address pressing global needs

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.

Global Biotech Revolution

Advancing the global bio-economy through the next generation of biotech leaders

GBR is a not-for-profit that connects biotech think-tanks, industrial leaders and research pioneers to young bio-leaders of tomorrow. GBR is solely led by young passionate and engaged researchers, students and professionals from across the world. GapSummit is GBR’s flagship event to advance its mission of developing and inspiring the next generation of leaders in the global bio-economy. Learn more at

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