It’s assumed that basic science can’t be profitable. Our core belief is that the vastness of biology holds immense potential that can translate into meaningful products and technologies. By demonstrating the commercial potential of fundamental research, we are creating a new model that can tap into larger and more sustainable resources for exploration.
Projects and entrepreneurs can enter the translation program through several routes — primarily from within Arcadia itself — and they will be nurtured to realize their maximal potential.
Successful translation projects may become the foundation for independent companies or be licensed, depending on what is most useful.