Business and science may seem like worlds apart, but they are in fact quite interlinked – innovation drives profit and funding promote new discoveries. When approached hand-in-hand, science and business have led to the development of budding biotech and pharma companies, an ever-growing industry set at roughly $750 billion globally.
This overlap between these fields presents unique opportunities is no longer a hidden secret. There are many articles and books written on the topic, but more recently, we have seen conferences and even entire undergraduate degrees that empower students to make the best of both worlds.
In a more general perspective, the flexibility of business can easily be applied to other fields besides science, encouraging those with diverse passions to find their own niche in society.