Agenda

Agenda correct at time of going to press

17 October 2012

Pre-conference event: Life Science Open Space: open innovation day in association with the Life Science Klaster, Krakow: twenty investment / collaborative opportunities in the life sciences from Central Europe

18.30-20.30

Wine tasting accompanied by Victor Magnussen & Tomasz Zapala (guitar duo) together with Life Science Open Space Delegates. Early registration opens

 

18 October 2012

08.00 Registration Opens

09.45

Welcome
Roland Kozlowski, LSBC (PL)

Leszek Grabarczyk, The National Centre for Research and Development (PL)

10.00 Session: The CE Life Science Sector

10.00

Talk: Deloitte and LSBC: “Global trends and implications for CE start-ups”

Roland Kozlowski, LSBC (PL/UK)

Oliver Murphy, Deloitte (PL)

10.30

Panel Discussion: Life science investment trends in Central Europe and how to prepare for success

Moderator: Roland Kozlowski, LSBC (PL)

Panellists:

Jeffery Grady, Angel Investor (US)

Allan Marchington, Apposite Capital (UK)

Pawel Wielgus, EITPlus (PL)

Agnieszka Deeg, Taylor Wessing (PL)

Juha Vapaavuori, Sitra (F)

11.15 Coffee & Networking


11.45 Session: Public finances and the life science sector

Chair: Marcin Szumowski, BTM (PL)

11.45

Talk: The role of the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development in funding innovation.

Michal Banka, The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PL)

11.55

Talk: The role of NCBR in supporting small and medium enterprises

Leszek Grabarczyk, The National Centre for Research and Development (PL)

12.05

Talk: The role of the National Capital Fund in financing innovative sectors in Poland through venture capital market development

Marcin Tobor, National Capital fund (PL)

12.15

 

 

Panel: The role of government in funding innovation (shifting from a service to a knowledge based economy)

 

Moderator: Marcin Szumowski, BTM (PL)

 

Michal Banka, The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PL)

 

Leszek Grabarczyk, The National Centre for Research and Development (PL)

 

Antal Ordoch, Hungarian Biotechnolgy Organisation (HU)

 

Andy Merritt, Medical Research Council (UK)

Marcin Tobor, National Capital Fund (PL)


13.00 Networking lunch

14.00 Session: Corporate investment and pharma collaboration: a growing necessity in the sector

Chair: Roland Kozlowski, LSBC (PL)

14.00

Talk: Is innovative drug discovery possible in Central Europe

Adam Vas, Gideon Richter (H)

14.30

Talk: Building a business in difficult times – tales from an entrepreneur

Darrin Disley, Horizon Discovery (UK)

15.00

TEA & Networking

15.30

Panel Discussion: Attracting corporate finance and doing deals with pharmaceutical companies

Moderator:

TBC

Pawel Przewiezlikowski, Selvita (PL)

 

Erik Lund, Merck (US)

Lukasz Kalinowski, Adamed (PL)

Charles Brigden, Amgen (US)

Martin Bonde, Epitherapeuitcs (S)

16.15

Selected company presentation from Open Innovation Day

16.30

Round Table Discussion No 1: Intellectual Property – the value of a transaction led strategy

(in small auditorium – adjacent to main)

ara Sherbrooke, OsborneClarke (UK)

17.30

Close for Day

19.00

Conference Dinner and networking drinks

At the Hotel Restaurant: Trzy Rybki (Three Fishes)

19 October 2012 Session

08.45

Round table discussion No 2 + breakfast

(in small auditorium – adjacent to main)

The do’s and don’ts for preparing a business for investment – real life case studies

Dayle Hogg, Imperial Innovations (UK)

Session Starts 10.00: Playing to the strengths of the region

Chair: Martin Oxley, UKTI (UK)

10.00

Talk: Life science – not just drug discovery – exploring other opportunities

Angelo De Rosa, Medtronic (CH)

10.30

Talk: Personalized medicine – the view from a diagnostic partner & some perspectives on emerging markets

Harald Berninger – QIAGEN (D)

11.00

Coffee and networking

11.30

Talk: The interface between life science and IT: a way forward for the polish sector

Robert Mołdach, eFabrica (PL)

12.00

Panel Discussion: Playing to the strengths of the region

Moderator: Oliver Murphy (Deloitte; PL)

Mariusz Olejniczak, Assign Clinical Group (AU)

Katie Ellias, Sofinnova (FR)

Mariusz Jarzebowski, demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy (PL)

Jan Kowalczyk; Banner Group (PL)

Martin Oxley, UKTI (UK)

12.45

Summing up

Roland Kozlowski

13.00

Conference close