Meet the VC: Synergy Life Science Partners, Added Bonus: Increasing Valuation while Preserving Capital

Meet John Onopchenko, co-founding General Partner of Synergy Life Sciences, and learn about strategies for Capital Efficiency. Prior to co-founding Synergy, John was Vice President and lead medical device investor with Johnson & Johnson’s venture capital subsidiary, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (“JJDC”) where he oversaw cardiovascular investments, considered to be the single largest therapeutic category. Additionally, John served on the Management Committee of JJDC. His portfolio company realizations include: Epicor, Novacept, Digirad, Genyx, Nuvasive, Vivant Medical and Vascular Control Systems.

Synergy Life Science Partners is a venture capital firm that helps to form and invests in early stage medical device and combination product (device with a therapeutic payload such as biologics and drugs) companies. We take a synergistic approach with entrepreneurs to build valuable companies through capital allocation, access to our valuable network and our technical, clinical and operational expertise.

*Added Bonus includes a presentation by The British Consulate and The North England Inward Investment Agency on "Increasing Valuation while Preserving Capital – Advantages in Translational Medicine in the UK." Learn how US biomedical companies can access the UK’s world-class expertise in translational medicine to increase their valuation while preserving working capital. A panel of seasoned industry, financial and government specialists will outline strategies to access  the UK’s clinical research networks for biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and regenerative medicine, while reducing costs and leveraging accelerated R&D tax credits of 175%.


Contact: Luis Vasquez


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