Funded for three years by Biotechnology alumnus Dr Darrin M Disley, (CEO, Horizon Discovery Group Plc and MPhil Bioscience Enterprise Fellow), Christopher R. Lowe Carpe Diem Enterprise Program provides funding for bursaries, prizes and an annual innovation conference.  As a life scientist who has been involved in the start-up and growth of numerous business ventures, Darrin has a track record of raising $200 million business financing from grant, angel, corporate, venture capital and public market sources as well as closing $350 million of product, service, and licensing deals. In 2012, he was named Business Leader of the Year at the European Life Science Awards; In 2014 was named Executive of the Year at the Scrip Awards - a global award recognising leadership in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.