Dr Simon Agwale / Founder and CEO, Innovative Biotech Ltd

Simon Agwale, Ph.D is the founder and CEO of Innovative Biotech Ltd, Nigeria (www.innovativebiotechng.com), Innovative Biotech USA Inc., Minerals for Life LTD, Nigeria and Innovative Vaccines LTD, Nigeria. He has been at the forefront of shaping the future direction of vaccine development worldwide. Dr. Agwale is a highly respected virologist/vaccinologist especially with regard to his work on HIV vaccine development. He has a vision for the development and investigation of HIV vaccine constructs from prevalent Nigerian strains which are relevant to Nigerians. Furthermore, Dr. Agwale is currently developing a manufacturing process for conjugate typhoid vaccine which has a potential for eradication of typhoid fever worldwide. With over 20 years’ experience combining top-level scientific research with the operations of a Biotech company, he has been involved in academic research at various institutions in Nigeria, Germany, the UK, and the United States. He is a recipient of several scholarships, fellowships and grants from reputable organizations around the world. He has also authored and co-authored numerous noteworthy publications.