Program (Main Track and Expert Track below)

Main Track

  • 09:00-09:45
    Registration and Breakfast
  • 09:45-10:00
    Opening Speech
  • 10:00-10:30
    Keynote & Chat - How far has Biotech come?
    David Berry - Flagship Pioneering (US)
  • 10:30-11:00
    Panel - How long before a cancer cure?
    Masoud Tavazoie, CEO - Rgenix (US)
    Carlos de Sousa, CEO - Immunicum
    1 more speaker to be announced
  • 11:00-11:20
    Fireside Chat - mRNA Thx, a true game-changer?
    Sean Marret, COO - BioNTech
  • 11:20-11:50
    Break
  • 11:50-12:40
    Startup Battle - Early stage
    3 Startups
    Jury: Vanessa Malier - Kurma, Joern Aldag - Hookipa, Inga Deakin - Touchstone Innovations, Thomas Thestrup - Sunstone
  • 12:40-13:00
    Fireside Chat - NASH, the hidden gem
    Dean Hum, CSO - Genfit
  • 13:00-14:20
    Lunch
  • 14:20-14:50
    Panel - How to turn failures into biotech success?
    3 speakers to be announced
  • 14:50-15:10
    Fireside Chat - Microbiome as a breakthrough therapy
    Pierre Belichard, Founder & CEO - Enterome
  • 15:10-16:00
    Startup Battle - Raising Stars
    3 startups:
    Jury: Vanessa Malier - Kurma, Joern Aldag - Hookipa, Inga Deakin - Touchstone Innovations, Thomas Thestrup - Sunstone
  • 16:00-16:30
    Break
  • 16:30-16:50
    Fireside Chat - SynBio
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  • 16:50-17:20
    Panel - 2016 was the worst financial year for Biotech, what about 2017?
    Karl Naegler, Partner - Gimv
    2 more speakers to be announced
  • 17:20-17:50
    Keynote & Chat - The Next Big Thing in Biotech
    Antoine Papiernik, MP - Sofinnova Partners
  • 17:50-18:00
    Announcement of the Startup Battle winner
  • 18:00-22:00
    Dinner & Evening Party #letshavefun

Expert Track

  • 10:30-11:30
    To be announced
  • 11:50-12:50
    Topic to be announced
    Marc Riteco, VP Clinical Development - uniQure
    Kieran Canisius, Managing Director - Seuss Consulting
  • 15:00-16:00
    How to raise money from the European Commission?
    Cornelius Schmaltz, Head of Unit - European Commission
    2 more speakers to be announced
  • 16:30-17:30
    To be announced

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