The Swiss Biotech Day is the leading biotechnology conference in Switzerland. This event brought together more than 250 senior executives from the biotech industry.

Programme highlights 2013 were a keynote address by Lord Howe, UK Department of Health, the presentation of the Swiss biotech report, and a view of personalised medicine given by the General Manager of Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland) Ltd. The Swiss Biotech Day also hosted the annual general assembly of the Swiss Biotech Association.

Additionally the event hosted the Shire Partnering Forum with the opportunity for one-to-one partnering discussions between Shire’s key business development representatives and selected biotechnology companies. 

Programme

09:45

Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:00

General Assembly of SBA (in room „Auditorium“, by invitation only)

11:00

Welcome Address by SBA and SIX Swiss Exchange

11:10

Presentation of the Swiss Biotech Report

11:30

Innovation-based Healthcare Strategies for Ageing and Longevity – the UK model.
Lord Howe, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, UK Department of Health

11:50

Ageing, Longevity and the Genetic Revolution. Financing Longer Lives and Implications to Society.
Christoph Nabholz, Life & Health R&D, Swiss Re

12:10

Preventive Medicine and Personalized Therapies – the Way to Health?
Harald Borrmann, General Manager, Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland) Ltd.

12:30

Q & A

13:00

Lunch Break

 

Programme in
room "Exchange"

 

Programme in
room "Auditorium"

 

Programme in
room "Bid & Ask"

14:00

Finance and IP
UBS Global Asset Mgmt.
Boehmert & Boehmert

14:00

National Thematical Network “Swiss Biotech”
NTN-Introduction
Competence Center TEDD
Competence Center Single Use Technology
Plattinn – Innovation Processfor SME

14:00

Partnering Forum Featuring Shire Pharmaceuticals
Explore partnership opportunities with Shire Pharmaceuticals.

14:30

New SBA Member presentations
Ariad Pharmaceuticals
Gene Signal
NBE Therapeutics

 

 

15:00

Company Presentations I
Asceneuron
Quartz Bio
Necura
Geneva Biotechnology
Center Project

15:15

Company Presentations II
Anergis
Evolva
Geneuro
Pevion
Pike Pharmaceuticals

 

 

16:00

Biotech in Sub-Saharan Africa
Inqaba Biotechnical Industries

16:30

Informal get-together (beer fair)

When & where

CONTACT & INFORMATION

 

 

Uta Holmer

Dipl.-Volkswirtin

Veranstaltungsmanagement

 

 

Telefon: +49-30-264921-53

events[at]biocom.de