2023 Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year Winner
Dr Harry Destecroix, Science Creates
Awarded for co-founding Ziylo and Carbometrics, and building the Science Creates ecosystem which provides facilities and funding for multiple chemistry-based start-ups.
Dr Harry Destecroix co-founded Ziylo, a University of Bristol spin-out company, to develop unique glucose-binding molecules for diabetes management. Ziylo was sold to Novo Nordisk in one of the largest spin-out acquisitions in recent years, worth a potential $800 million.
As part of the sale, Harry co-founded a new company, Carbometrics, to continue the work done by Ziylo. He also founded, Science Creates, a thriving deep-tech ecosystem to help scientists and engineers transform their discoveries into life-changing inventions: to enhance healthcare, quality of life, and the environment.
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