AVIR Green Hills Biotechnology AG

CONSULTING / INTERIM MANAGEMENT (a Capricorn Consilium Project)

Wanted: experienced consultant, and later on Management Board Member, for a biotech company developing intranasal influenza vaccines.

The Client

AVIR Green Hills Biotechnology developed an intranasal influenza vaccine, which already demonstrated safety and efficacy in clinical phase II. 

The Assignment

At the beginning, AVIR Green Hills was looking for an experienced consultant with appropriate contacts to the decision makers in the vaccines industry in general, and in particular to drive partnering in China. After a collaboration of app. 1 year, the need to bridge a gap in the management board arose.

The Solution

Contacts to potential strategic partners were quickly established. For China, a long-list of potential strategic partners was condensed to a short-list, the most promising contacts were visited and evaluated on the spot. In the end, there was a contract ready to sign.

The management board position was accepted and handed over to a successor after app. three quarters.