DR ELIZABETH IORNS on switching from researcher to entrepreneur

A New Zealand scientist turned entrepreneur and founder of Silicon Valley's Science Exchange talks to Andrew Patterson on Sunday Business.

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Kiwi born Elizabeth Iorns, the founder and chief executive of Science Exchange is this week’s featured guest on Sunday Business with Andrew Patterson.

Based in Silicon Valley, Science Exchange has quickly become the world's leading marketplace for outsourced R&D, providing efficient access to a network of more than 2500 qualified contract research organisations.

Dr Iorns explains how her early career as an academic gave her an insight into a business opportunity that led to the creation of a business which has raised more than $60 million in start-up capital.