Biopeople Newsletter April: The role of patients in clinical research | Pitch your life science start-up to Silicon Valley investors | Danish clusters under scrutiny - Biopeople
 
 
 

Biopeople Newsletter April 2018

 
 
 
 
 

The role of patients in clinical research

The role of patients in clinical research

What is the place of patients in the development of new medicines? And who decides? In June, join Biopeople who coorganises this debate at the People's Political Festival (Folkemødet) 2018.

Taking our point of departure in a new survey (soon to be published), international experiences and real patient stories, we will debate: What are the benefits of reaching out to patients when deciding which medicines to research and develop? What is the limit to meaningful patient engagement? What are the barriers? And will more patient involvement increase the relevance of drug development and patients’ interest in research participation?

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Want help to pitch your life science start-up to Silicon Valley investors?

Want help to pitch your life science start-up to Silicon Valley investors?

Do you have a potential drug candidate that is soon ready for clinical trials? Are you looking for support in internationalisation and funding? Biopeople partners with Innovation Centre Denmark in Silicon Valley, who offers to guide start-ups from pitch to funding on a Pharma Funding Camp The camp will focus on financial opportunities to drive and execute preclinical and/or clinical trial studies

On the 3-day camp, you will meet experienced and very competent peers from the Silicon Valley eco-system, and you will get the opportunity to meet with and pitch to possible investors. In addition, there will be several opportunities for coaching, preparation of investor pitch and development of business plans.

Biopeople talked to life science and innovation advisor Nadia Jin Storm from the Silicon Valley office about why this is a good opportunity.

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First Nordic conference on personalized medicine: Overwhelming interest from leading speakers

First Nordic conference on personalized medicine: Overwhelming interest from leading speakers

The conference (30 May – 1 June in Nyborg) looks mainly at underlying mechanisms causing variability in clinical response and drug toxicity. Biopeople talked to organizer Tore Bjerregaard Stage from SDU about the line-up of speakers and his expectations.

“I am very proud of the scientific program. We have managed to get a number of leading researchers not only from the Nordic countries, but also from Europe and the US."

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Danish clusters under scrutiny

Danish clusters under scrutiny

In the magazine Life Science, Per Spindler, director of Biopeople, takes a closer look at the economic importance of the health and life science industry, the cluster landscape in Denmark and some of the government policy initiatives promoting consolidation and new collaborations under way.

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Upcoming events

 
 
 
 
 

BIOKOREA 2018 - May - Seoul

BIOKOREA 2018 - May - Seoul

The Korean biggest international healthcare exhibition and congress: Conference, Business Forum, Exhibition, Pharm Fair, MedTech Fair, Invest Fair, Job Fair, etc . An effective platform towards the Korean market.

The Danish Embassy offers various services.

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The Anglonordic Life Science Conference - May - London

The Anglonordic Life Science Conference - May - London

Pitch your company to British and European investors - attend The Anglonordic Life Science Conference with a 20 % Biopeople network member discount. Anglonordic is the only life science conference in the UK that is exclusively for European investors and R&D companies from the Nordics and the UK to connect with each other.

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Danish IP Fair - May - Copenhagen

Danish IP Fair - May - Copenhagen

Presenting top inventions from all Danish research institutions in one joint event. IP Fair invites companies, investors and others, with an interest in bringing our inventions and technologies into application, for a day of high-level networking through pre-scheduled partnering meetings, pitches and an open IP fair environment.

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Bioprocessing of Advanced Cellular Therapies Congress - May - Frankfurt

Bioprocessing of Advanced Cellular Therapies Congress - May - Frankfurt

From the manufacturing processes of cell and gene therapy to safety, quality, logistics and regulatory hurdles. Get your 20 % Biopeople member discount.

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First Nordic conference on personalized medicine - May/June - Nyborg

First Nordic conference on personalized medicine - May/June - Nyborg

Basic and clinical aspects of research regarding personalized medicine: pharmacogenetics, drug interactions, epigenetics and other factors that may cause variation in drug response among individuals.

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Human Biotech & Animal Health partnering 2018 - June - Amsterdam

Human Biotech & Animal Health partnering 2018 - June - Amsterdam

HBAH facilitates collaboration between these two fields to discuss the numerous benefits to both industries of working in partnership. Get your 10 % Biopeople member discount.

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MedFIT convention - June - Strasbourg

MedFIT convention - June - Strasbourg

Are you a Danish SME working with diagnostics and personalised medicine or medical technologies? And are you considering attending the MedFIT convention? Get a 15 % discount - and maybe your travel costs covered as an SME. MedFIT is one of the leading European business conventions dedicated to innovation partnerships in the field of diagnostics and medical technologies.

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CLINAM - September - Basel

CLINAM - September - Basel

The Building Blocks to Personalized Medicine. The European and Global Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine, Targeted Delivery and Precision Medicine is an event that brings together all stakeholders in nanomedicine, targeted medicine and precision medicine.

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Nordic Life Science Days - September - Stockholm

Nordic Life Science Days - September - Stockholm

Get your 10 % Biopeople member discount on Nordic Life Science Days in September. Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. Since its inception in 2013, the event has nurtured a community of people from the world of life science, and created a unique place to do business.

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Bioagora 2018 - November - Copenhagen

Bioagora 2018 - November - Copenhagen

Express your interest in exhibition at the Bioagora 2018 - registration is open. Interested in Personalised Medicine, Biomarkers and Immuno-oncology? And in meeting companies, organisations, experts, scientists, and students in this field?

Save the date – and register now for the Bioagora 2018 on November 27 on Frederiksberg Campus, Copenhagen.

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Biopeople's activities are funded by The Ministry of Higher Education and Science Denmark.

 
 
 
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