Learn about future entrepreneurial pathways of biotech, synthetic food and the humane microbiome
University of Copenhagen
The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
2200 - Copenhagen N
University of Copenhagen & REBBLS
16.00: Welcome by Trine Winterø, Vice-Dean for Innovation and External Relations, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
1st Keynote speak byNeil Goldsmith – Business pioneer in new biosynthetic pathways for the pharmaceutical industry
Pioneer in business development in synthetic biology, former CEO in Evolva.
Founded in 2004, Evolva is one of the first synthetic biology companies ever created, and it is a beautiful example of a successful business in our field. Evolva employs more than 175 people around the globe and since 2009 it has been listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX: EVE). Evolva was created around the idea of doing combinatorial genetics to make new biosynthetic pathways for the pharmaceutical industry
2nd Keynote speak by Thue W. Schwartz, Professor, Scientific Director Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
The sole inventor of two drug candidates based on enteroendocrine hormones which both have been taken into clinical phase-II studies and has authored approx. 290 scientific publications of which 9 are published in Nature. Former Research Director of Corporate Research for Novo Nordisk A/S where he led the departments of computational chemistry, molecular genetics, and molecular pharmacology. He was founder and chief scientific officer of the biotech company 7TM Pharma A/S devoted to discoveries of pharmaceuticals against metabolic diseases based on his molecular pharmacology research.
16:30-20:00: Ideation workshop in cross-disciplinary teams working w. problem statements of future biotech for creating new ideas to health problems
Ideation workshop facilitators from Accelerance and REBBLS
20:00: Friday drinks, foods, and network at the Mærsk Tower, Rooftop, at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
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A ideation workshop in the series of EIT Health Entrepreneurship lab, and for some, warming up to Venture Cup 2017
Mobile service offices from the local incubators at the University of Copenhagen at your services, coming from the Science Student Innovation hub and the SUND hub.
For more information, you are welcome to contact, Innovation Manager, Lykke Margot Ricard (Lykke.firstname.lastname@example.org), at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen