Dr Ajoeb Baridi
Deputy CEO, Innovation Forum
Medical Science Liaison at Novartis
Ajoeb Baridi pursued his PhD in Cancer Stem Cell Research at the Cambridge University - Cancer Research UK Institute. During his BSc and MSc degrees he also worked on Neural Stem Cells, Diabetes and Immunology in New Jersey, Sweden and the Netherlands. He further has industry experience as a Stem Cell scientist working in a Regenerative Medicine and Medical Device start-up company (Cellcotec).
Additionally, Ajoeb is very engaged and active in the UK entrepreneurs scene, having participated in many entrepreneurship programmes and competitions. His team won the UK Finals of the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme.
He also is the Strategic Development Officer of the Arab Innovation Network, working to establish an innovation hub in Dubai. He is a mentor at the Cambridge Judge Business School Enterprisers Programme.