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Spotlight on: Seventure

April 10, 2019 Jane 0

Founded in 1997, Seventure is a European leader in venture capital, with €691 under management at the end of 2017. Operating primarily in Digital Technologies and Life Sciences, they’ve focused particularly on investing in microbiome, creating the first microbiome fund Health for Life. Since 2015, it has…

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Defining The Microbiome Opportunity

February 20, 2019 root 0

One of the first challenges we encounter when considering the ‘Microbiome Opportunity’ is to describe exactly what we mean by it. Here, we visualize the opportunity as a multidimensional space that organizes itself along multiple axes.

We can start by picturing an axis of mechanistic insight leading from simple associations between microbiome-based manipulations and outcomes to actual causal relationships that can be rigorously translated into robust microbiome-based applications. Along this axis, the complexity of the biological information gathered…

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