Scott smallScott Wagers, MD - The "Consortium Whisperer" - When teams of individuals with diverse backgrounds think together to develop ideas and solve problems, they generate know-how that is hard to get in any other way.

Having had the privilege to bear witness to this process in more than 10.000 hours of dialogue in multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder teams across many different scientific domains Scott brings an unusual depth of experience to each project.

He provides both intellectual input as well as guidance on the principles and processes of working well together in consortia. 

Scott and  the professional team at BioSci Consulting have helped develop and deliver a number of high-profile consortia totalling more than 179 million in funding:

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Making genomics social: an interview with Susanne Baars
Making genomics social: an interview with Susanne Baars
"Equalise early and often"- the key to making transformational advances with open innovation
Shifting the paradigm of how we treat infections to one that promotes resilience and health.
Shifting the paradigm of how we treat infections to one that promotes resilience and health.
Learnings from a highly integrated consortium
Learnings from a highly integrated consortium
Is Blockchain a panacea for health data? An interview with Carolyn Seet.
Is Blockchain a panacea for health data? An interview with Carolyn Seet.
Begin with the impact in mind and then build your consortium: an interview with Pierre Meulien
Begin with the impact in mind and then build your consortium: an interview with Pierre Meulien
Multi-stakeholder consortia as a way to make major advances: NEJM article main points and highlights
Multi-stakeholder consortia as a way to make major advances: NEJM article main points and highlights
Leadership, patient centeredness, and setting out with the intent to integrate data globally as important ingredients for innovating with biomedical R&D consortia: an interview with Ruth Tal-Singer.
Leadership, patient centeredness, and setting out with the intent to integrate data globally as important ingredients for innovating with biomedical R&D consortia: an interview with Ruth Tal-Singer.
How to use patient centeredness as a framework for creating sustainable, high performance biomedical R&D consortia
How to use patient centeredness as a framework for creating sustainable, high performance biomedical R&D consortia
Why data cleaning and curation is not something that can be handled easily
Why data cleaning and curation is not something that can be handled easily
The foundation of a ‘true collaboration’ between pharmaceutical companies and academic researchers
The foundation of a ‘true collaboration’ between pharmaceutical companies and academic researchers
Translating the power of epigenetics into real benefit for humankind
Translating the power of epigenetics into real benefit for humankind
Why it is never too early to start planning for the sustainability of a life sciences consortium project
Why it is never too early to start planning for the sustainability of a life sciences consortium project
Crowdfunding: a way for everyone to help change the future of medicine
Crowdfunding: a way for everyone to help change the future of medicine
Reducing the translational gap is healthcare’s greatest challenge: what you can do about it.
Reducing the translational gap is healthcare’s greatest challenge: what you can do about it.
How to transform the greatest disadvantage of working in an alliance or consortium into a strength
How to transform the greatest disadvantage of working in an alliance or consortium into a strength
How to avoid the rejected grant proposal blues.
How to avoid the rejected grant proposal blues.
On rock climbing, bravery, and big medical research projects
On rock climbing, bravery, and big medical research projects
A standard bearer for convergence: Chris Brightling the 2016 concretey awardee
A standard bearer for convergence: Chris Brightling the 2016 concretey awardee
Academic conferences where friendships and collaborations are born
Academic conferences where friendships and collaborations are born
How to deal with 'sloths' in your collaborative partnerships
How to deal with 'sloths' in your collaborative partnerships
Here is why research is about doing something meaningful more than anything else.
Here is why research is about doing something meaningful more than anything else.
TED Talks that highlight the value of collaborative innovation
TED Talks that highlight the value of collaborative innovation
How to make any collaborative partnership fail
How to make any collaborative partnership fail
51 tactics for getting things done faster in collaborations
51 tactics for getting things done faster in collaborations
The ultimate guide to creating a life sciences CV that is more than just a piece of paper
The ultimate guide to creating a life sciences CV that is more than just a piece of paper
What the Brexit can teach us about multi-stakeholder research collaborations
What the Brexit can teach us about multi-stakeholder research collaborations
An area where industry and regulators are ahead of academic medical researchers.
An area where industry and regulators are ahead of academic medical researchers.
What you can learn from Monty Python about the power of collaboration
What you can learn from Monty Python about the power of collaboration
Conflict resolution in a collaboration without having to resort to compromise 
Conflict resolution in a collaboration without having to resort to compromise 
Why collaborating on a societal level is the new way to solve big problems in medicine
Why collaborating on a societal level is the new way to solve big problems in medicine