BioEntrepreneurship Summit 2017
Oct 10-11, 2017

Agenda Main Track

October 10, 2017

09:15 a.m.

Registration & Coffee

10:00 a.m.

Welcome & Intro
Horst Domdey, BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH

10:20 a.m.

Key Note Talk
Disruption in life sciences and the role of bioentrepreneurs

Tony Sedgwick, Cambridge University Mentor, Cambridge Enterprise

Session A

From bench to launch and patient impact
Session host: Horst Domdey, BioM

10:50 a.m.

Opportunity identification: Discovering the next big thing in life sciences
Dominic Schmidt, Syncona

11:10 a.m.

Facilitating biotech entrepreneurship in a university setting
Richard Reschen, Oxford University Innovation

11:30 a.m.                                         

Forming a life science company: the right pieces at the right time
Elmar Maier, iOmx Therapeutics

11:50 - 12:50 a.m.



Session B           

Why I became a bioentrepreneur - life science entrepreneurs tell their tales (part I)
Session host: Dominik Sievert, inveox

12:50 a.m.

The foundation and the success of AiCuris: What made it happen?
Helga Rübsamen-Schaeff, AiCuris

1:10 p.m.

Exit Big Pharma – The Cellzome Story
Gitte Neubauer, Cellzome / GSK

1:40 p.m.

Pitches I Seven rising stars – Pre-Seed and Seed Showcases
Session host: Gerhard Frank, IGZ Würzburg

2:40 p.m.

Coffee is served

3:00 p.m.

Workshops / BioEntrepreneurship lectures & exhibition
see Workshop Agenda (Track 1 + 2)

4:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion
The funding circus - How venture capital works, how business angels are different and whether crowdfunding is an option

Session hosts: Yelena Wainman & Oliver Thorn-Seshold, LMU München
Panelists include:
Andreas Biagosch, Impacting I
Karin Kleinhans, Life Sciences Partners
Lena Krzyzak, HTGF
Marcus Irsfeld, Medifundo
Peter Jochum
Holger Reithinger, Forbion Capital
Bram Vanparys, Merck Venture Fund

5:45 p.m.

Key note talk
Entrepreneurship arising from the study of ageing

James Peyer, Apollo Ventures

6:30 p.m.

m4 Award Ceremony

8:30 p.m.

Dinner Buffet in Main Foyer

9:30 p.m.

Party time