Central European

BioForum

Warsaw, Poland

20-21 May 2020

Central European Bioforum 2019

Expo Łódź, 15-16 May

Polish-American Biotech Bridge – initiated in 2018 the concept of developing a biotechnological bridge between the United States and Poland. The purpose of the Polish- American biotechnological bridge is to stimulate a dynamic development of this sector in Poland. The objective of the Central European BioForum is to present Polish biotechnological sector to foreign investors and encourage their engagement. Americans have the business know-how that our domestic startups lack and access to the global market…(Read More)

500

PARICIPANTS

4

CATEGORIES CEBF AWARD

50

LECTURERS

19

EDITION

1000

B2B MEETINGS

150

PARTNERS

Guests

CEBioForum 2019 is a place of debates, meetings, and talks. See who will be the speaker at this year's edition of the event.

Barbara Jaworska-Łuczak

Barbara Jaworska-Łuczak

Wiceprezes ds. Produktów Biobójczych URPLWMiPB

Walter V. Klemp

Walter V. Klemp

President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Moleculin Biotech

Marcin Hańczaruk

Marcin Hańczaruk

Co-Chairman of AFI Poland

Michael Czekajlo

Michael Czekajlo

Co-Chairman of AFI USA

Paweł Przewięźlikowski

Paweł Przewięźlikowski

Chief Executive Officer / Prezes Zarządu Selvita S.A.

Stanisław Karpiński

Stanisław Karpiński

biotechnologist, professor of biological sciences / biotechnolog, profesor nauk biologicznych

Waldemar Priebe

Waldemar Priebe

MD Anderson, USA

Marek Borzestowski

Marek Borzestowski

CEO / Prezes Zarządu NANOGROUP S.A.

Agenda

Learn the agenda of CEBioForum 2019

first day
May 15

10.00 – 10:30
Opening of the CEBioForum 2019

10.30 – 12:00

Polish-American Biotech Bridge session

Walter V. Klemp (Moleculin Biotech): Benefits of Polish-American Bridge since from the American point of view.

Melina Davis (Hyperloop Transportation Technology, USA) , José M. Morey (NASA ITECH, USA): Opportunities for the development of Polish-American Biotech Bridge in cooperation with Polish scientific diaspora.

location: Assembly Hall, Expo Łódź

12.00 – 1:00 PM
Future of Biotech in Central Europe 

Debate with the participation of representatives of biotechnological companies from USA, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine and Litva.

participants: prof. Tadeusz Pietrucha (CEBioForum)dr sc.eng. Juris Vanags (Biotehniskais centrs), dr Waldemar Priebe (MD Anderson, USA), Dr Filip Jeleń, MBA (Pure Biologics)

location: Assembly Hall, Expo Łódź

1:00-2:00 PM
Lunch

2.00 – 3:00 PM

seminar:
Where to look for funds for recapitalization of biotech companies?

participants:
Edyta Roman
(National Centre for Research and Development)
,
Marcin Staniszewski (SDS Optic Sp. z o.o ),
Magdalena Kalińska
(RealResearch),
Jolanta Sowińska
(Strigiformers)
,
Paweł Biernat
(BIOTTS)

location:
Assembly Hall

seminar:
Fundraising for a biotech company from private and public sources – lessons learnt at Selvita.

speaker:
Paweł Przewięźlikowski
(CEO SELVITA S.A.)

location: Lecture Room A

 

seminar:
Cooperation of Technology Transfer Centers in the commercialization of biotechnology projects.

speaker:
Grzegorz Kierner
(DIRECTOR CCHITT  PŁ)

Mikołaj Gurdała
(Director of Innovation in the Northern and Central European region EIT Health Innostars)
,
Marta Wankiewicz-Głowacka(Bionanopark)

location: Lecture Room B

seminar:
How to get out of the death zone of biotechnology startups?

speaker:
Marek Borzestowski
(CEO NANOGROUP S.A.)

location: Lecture Room C

 

 

3.00 – 4:00 PM

debate: 
Communication of technology companies with investors at the early and later stages of the company’s operations.

speakers:
Paweł Biedrzycki
(Strefa Inwestorów),

Piotr Książek
(INNERVALUE),

Paweł Kruś
(ŚWIAT LEKARZA),

Barbara Jaworska-Łuczak
(Wiceprezes ds. Produktów Biobójczych URPLWMIPB)

location:
Assembly Hall

 

seminar:
The future of bioregenerative life support systems in space: Overview of the MELISSA project.

speaker:
Justyna Barys
(PHD Student in the project MELISSA)

location:
Lecture Room 
A

4.00 – 5:00 PM

seminar:
Commercial potential of R&D projects implemented in Poland. Conclusions from the analysis of over 500 projects.

participants:
Mateusz Wołkowicz (COO Bio-Tech Consulting),
Prof. Robert Koprowski (NCRD expert)

location:
Assembly Hall

9:30 AM-5:30 PM
B2B meetings

location: B2B Zone, Private Room, Expo Łódź

7:30 PM-3 AM
biotech banquet with dinner

Inauguration of the Polish-American Biotech Bridge Club – PBC “the start of the biotechnology sector business club between Poland and the USA.

location: Scenografia Club

second day
16 May

10.00 AM – 11:30 AM

Awards Gala – CEBioForum Award

Trends of the future in biotechnology

location: Plenary Hall, Expo Łódź

11.30 AM – 12:30 AM
The role of the Medical Research Agency in the development of innovative health care.

speaker: Radosław Sierpiński, Phd. – acting president of the Polish Medical Research Agency

Open meeting of the National Development Council at the President of the Republic of Poland – Science and Innovation Section: “The importance of biotechnology for healthcare policy in Poland”

speaker prof. Stanisław Karpiński , prof. Tadeusz Pietrucha
Invited members of the Science and Innovation section:  Artur H. Świergiel – Koordynator sekcji, Rajmund Bacewicz, Maciej Chorowski, Jerzy Milewski, Mirosław Parol, Waldemar Priebe, Maciej Sadowski, Jacek Zimny
Invited members of the Health Protection Section:  Piotr Czauderna – Koordynator sekcji, Beata Ambroziewicz, Marek Balicki, Krzysztof Bielecki, Maciej Dercz, Konrad Dziobek, Ewa Marcinowska-Suchowierska, Maria Jolanta Ochman, Piotr Przybyłowski, Piotr Radziszewski, Jan Szczegielniak

location: Plenary Hall, Expo Łódź

12.30 AM – 1:30 PM
Lunch

9:30 AM-1:30 PM
B2B Meetings

location: B2B Zone, Private Room, Expo Łódź

Partners

sponsors, honorary patronage, substantive partners, media partners.

NEWS

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Location

Lokalizacja CEBioForum 2019

Expo-Łódź
aleja Politechniki 4
93-590 Łódź
Poland
www.targi.lodz.pl

Location

Taxi Consider

Consider using a network of partner taxis discount with an ID or a ticket on 15 and 16 May 2019.

Location

Hotel & Restaurant

Consider staying at Holiday Inn Hotel in Łódź Piotrkowska 229/231Street. Forum participants can enjoy convenient room prices. Information on how to use the offer is available in the CEBioForum 2019 application and from the organizers. Hotel website: http://hilodz.com/