The experience

NextGenRnD was founded by Dr. Andrei Nikonov to offer unparalleled R&D solutions to multidisciplinary problems encountered in chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, life sciences, food, agriculture, animal and human health.

Andrei has been crafting and licensing innovative solutions to multidisciplinary R&D problems since 2016. His solutions outcompeted hundreds of other solution proposals in the global open innovation marketplace. As a result, the licenses of various types (non-exclusive and exclusive) to use his custom-built R&D solutions were obtained by the leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies, universities and research institutes.

He competitively participated in international competitions on Wazoku (InnoCentive) and his highest rank on global competition leaderboard has been 3rd (out of 500,000+ problem solvers). He has been named Top Solver six times (2016-2019, 2021, and 2023). The following table summarizes some of his top achievements on Wazoku/InnoCentive.

Challenge       Company
Selective Conjugation Method for Small Format Antibodies       Debiopharm
New Formulations for Approved mRNA Vaccines       Debiopharm
Novel Models of Airway Smooth Muscle (ASM) Remodeling in Severe Asthma       Boehringer Ingelheim
New Solutions for Targeted Gene Therapy       Boehringer Ingelheim
Coccidiosis Prevention and Control in Poultry       Elanco
Prevention and Control of Enteropathy/Ileitis in Swine       Elanco
A Robust and Reproducible Assay for Monitoring Tau Aggregation       Servier
Delivery of Biomolecules to the Gastrointestinal Tract       AstraZeneca
PET Imaging Probes for Visualization and Quantification of Oligonucleotide Exposure       Anonymous
Strategies for Creating Attenuated Vaccines       Anonymous

We are behind the success stories of open innovation in Health Care and Life Sciences sector with the latest winning R&D solutions for Covid-19 vaccines and for antibody drug conjugate technology crafted by the founder of NextGenRnD.

NextGenRnD offers advisory services to help our clients solve their challenges. Be it research and development project or grant proposal, technology reverse or forward engineering. We are passionate about making technology and biotechnology projects happen.

It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover

  • –Henri Poincaré, Science and Method (1908), as translated by Francis Maitland (1914).