Smbat Gevorgyan has defended his Ph.D. at the University of Milan (Italy) in medical nanotechnology and then continued his research in Basel (Switzerland) as a postdoctoral researcher. Smbat returned to Armenia to join FAST as a Senior Researcher and started an ambitious project in life sciences commercialization. In the scope of the project, Smbat had training at Flagship Pioneering (USA), where he learned their unique methodology of scientific exploration process and startup formation and established an extensive network with prominent members of the American biotech community. In Armenia, Smbat has shared his experience with junior scientists in idea exploration processes, teamwork, brainstorming, and bio entrepreneurship in general.