Founder and President, EBD Group
Carola Schropp is Founder and President of EBD Group. She is widely recognized as one of the original proponents of global biotech/pharma partnering. Over the past 19 years, Carola has built EBD Group into the leading partnering firm in the life science market. Under her leadership, EBD Group has grown into an organization that today spans six international partnering events on three continents. The events generate over 30,000 one-to-one meetings annually. EBD also provides partnering services for dozens of other events worldwide.
In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the firm, Carola is focused on bringing EBD Group’s partnering events to new international markets, and developing new services and technologies that foster more collaboration in the biotech/pharma/molecular diagnostics industries. Carola holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and an MTS degree, both from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.