Director - Entrepreneurshiplbenameur@montreal-invivo.com
Laila is dedicated in advancing the economy by facilitating the transition of scientists to entrepreneurship and participates in the creation and growth of start-ups in LSHT. Joining our team in 2022 as Director – Entrepreneurship, she notably is responsible for the BIOSUCCES Mentoring Network and the Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Development Program.
Holder of a Ph.D. in nanoscience and nanotoxicology, Laila has worked as a teaching assistant and postdoctoral researcher at McGill University, has been responsible for setting up the very first Quebec scientific entrepreneurship program and was the co-founder of a cleantech start-up before joining Montreal InVivo.
Passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation and creating a more equaland inclusive world, Laila engages in her spare time with several organizations as a mentor to support the next generation in STEM and chairs the MAPS committee of Women In Bio Montréal.