Annual Event Speaker profile: Dr Nick Walker

Dr Nick Walker

In 2018, Nick co-founded ONEBIO with friend and fellow Singularity University Alumni Michael Fichardt, in partnership with Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) and The Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR).  OneBio is a bespoke pan-African biotech incubator that will provide life science startups with funding, business support, lab facilities and office space; access to networks; mentorship; and connections to resources, international markets and large corporate partners, both in Africa and internationally.  He was previously employed by Next Biosciences as Head of Business Development in Johannesburg, South Africa. In his PhD, he worked with the extracellular matrix of muscle stem cells under Dr Carola Niesler at UKZN.