PROGRAMME 2018

09.00 - 10.00 It all comes back to Science – Science is the basis

Host: Rodrigo Mallo Leiva, RebelBio

Opening keynote: Patrick Ennis, Intellectual Ventures - Why Science?  If No Science, Then No Surplus

  • Dalial Freitak, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - On a path to save the honeybees and the rest of the world

  • Kari Alitalo, University of Helsinki - iCAN: Integrating precision cancer medicine and digital health

  • ​Daniel Bojar, ETH Zurich - Endless Forms Most Beautiful: Changing Life and Lives with Synthetic Biology

  • Orlando Rojas, Aalto University - Back to the Future with the Forest

  • Paola Ceroni, University of Bologna - Luminescent Silicon Nanocrystals as Bioimaging Systems

 

10.00 - 11.00 Life Science Pitching Competition for pre-startups and early phase startups

Host: Liisa Mayow, Kaskas Media

Pitch finalists:

  • HAPEKAS, Sami Elamo

  • MAKNEE, Jérôme Thevenot

  • Sartar Therapeutics Ltd, Harri Sihto

  • PREP lab, Timo Myöhänen

  • Eco Sweeties, Lloyd Ruddock

  • SEBI OY, Timo Jäntti

  • axxelera, Lucas Reissenberger

  • IVF Fit AS, Ana Lobato-Pascual

On stage jury:

  • Laura Pontiggia, ERC/Proof-of-Concept Program

  • Michael Lütolf, Creathor Ventures

  • Louis Metzger, Tierra Biosciences

11.00 - 12.00 You’ll never walk alone – opportunities to catch and connections to make

Host: Rodrigo Mallo Leiva, RebelBio

  • Bindi Karia, European Innovation Council - European Innovation Council (EIC)

  • Lotta Ljunqvist, GE / Testa Center - Choose a Faster Way for Commercialization in Life Sciences by using Testa Center

  • Elina Gautier-Vanska, Pact & Partners - Say Hello to a Headhunter!

  • Chad Edwards, Cambridge Quantum Computing - An Introduction to Quantum Computing for Life Scientists

 

11.55 - 12.00 Life Science Pitching Competition - Announcing of winner

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SPEAKERS in 2018

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Patrick Ennis

Intellectual Ventures

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Daniel Bojar

ETH Zurich

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Paola Ceroni

University of Bologna

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Lotta Ljunqvist

GE Healthcare

Bindi Karia

European Innovation Council

Elina Gautier-Vanska

Pact & Partners

Chad Edwards

Cambridge Quantum Computing

Dalial Freitak

Karl-Franzen University of Graz

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Kari Alitalo

University of Helsinki

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Orlando Rojas

Aalto University

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Rodrigo Mallo Leiva (host)

RebelBio

Life Science Pitching finalists

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Timo Myöhänen

PREP lab

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Timo Jäntti

SEBI OY

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Ana Lobato

IVF Fit AS

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Lloyd Ruddock

Eco Sweeties

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Harri Sihto

Sartar Therapeutics Ltd

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Lucas Reissenberger

axxelera

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Sami Elamo

Hapekas Medical

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Jérome Thevenot

MAKNEE

Life Science Pitching on stage jury and host

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Liisa Mayow (host)

Kaskas Media

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Laura Pontiggia

European Research Council

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Michael Lütolf

Creathor Ventures

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Louis Metzger

Tierra Biosciences