OUR FOCUS ON INNOVATIVE MEDICINE
We have developed expertise through our comprehensive study of industry and academic efforts in targeted areas of significant innovation. By focusing our energies, we believe we can add more value to entrepreneurs and scientists. Our current focus areas include both technology platforms and disease areas.
What's New At RTW
RTW Venture Fund spoke to the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) about the impact COVID-19 will have on our industry
With vast swathes of the world in lockdown, the one question on everyone’s minds is how long will it take to develop a vaccine against COVID-19? The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has spoken to investment company and VCT managers about the prospects for a vaccine and how their portfolio companies are contributing to the fight against coronavirus.
This Disability Rights Activist Wants to Be the First Wheelchair User in Space
There can be irony in even the happiest of sentiments—a fact that is surely not lost on Eddie Ndopu. The son of a South African mother and a Namibian father, Ndopu was born in 1990, the year Namibia attained its independence from South Africa, and just four years before Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black President.
Our Successful Partnerships
We support companies through the ups and downs of the often challenging journey to bring therapies to patients.
Identify unmet needs
We try to ignore the crowd and prioritize where we think unmet needs can be solved by mature science.
Invest in relationships
We believe in developing longterm relationships with great entrepreneurs and scientists who are as passionate about medicine as we are.
Take the long view
The Future Looks Bright
Gene sequencing has identified causes for over 4,000 diseases, and is growing at a rate of 200 per year.