Understanding Diseases, Financing Drugs: A Need for Innovative Strategies

The Swiss Biotech Association and swissnex San Francisco invite interested parties to a networking event during “Biotech Week.” If you are a biotech company, investor, start-up, spin-off, part of the swissnex or SBA communities, or an academic-industry liaison, this might be for you.

Event Details

Location

swissnex San Francisco
730 Montgomery St., San Francisco, 94111 United States

Date

January 01, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-07:00)

The Swiss Biotech Association and swissnex San Francisco invite interested parties to a networking event during “Biotech Week.” If you are a biotech company, investor, start-up, spin-off, part of the swissnex or SBA communities, or an academic-industry liaison, this might be for you.

The Swiss Biotech Association (SBA) represents more than 200 small and medium-sized enterprises active in all areas of biotechnology, a robust Swiss industry. Join representatives from this sector to discuss new ways of financing biotech ventures, a necessary step in sustaining and expanding the biotech business.

Program

6:00 pm

opening and welcome by Domenico Alexakis, Swiss Biotech Association and Christian Simm, swissnex San Francisco

6:15 pm

 A next generation business model targeting the important orphan drug market – Frank Grossmann, CEO, orphanbiotec AG

6:30 pm

An open-source bioscience technology company delivering a pipeline for Rare Diseases – Paolo Bassanini, Investor & External Relations, mondoBIOTECH

6:45 pm

A start-up company targeting cancer-initiating cells, the roots of cancer – Daniel Leutenegger, CEO & Co-Founder, Stemergie Biotechnology SA

7:00 pm

Alternative Strategies to Finance Drug Development – Roundtable discussion moderated by Alexander Fries, President, Ecosystem Ventures LLC

7:30 pm

networking reception

 

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