Petri launches year-long accelerator for startups that combine biology, tech, and engineering

Venture Beat | Sep 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  • The first-of-its-kind accelerator is focused on bringing together breakthroughs in biology, engineering, and technology to create solutions to some of the world’s most endemic and challenging problems.
  • Once accepted into the Petri accelerator, teams will also be able to tap into the research, talent, and capital found in Boston, one of the strongest biology and engineering ecosystems in the world.
  • Baynes previously worked as an operator and VC at Flagship Pioneering, one of the most successful venture funds in this category working across energy, animal health, therapeutics, and synthetic biology; and Kulesa has built organizations, classes, and resources for biotech entrepreneurship at MIT.