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SEPTEMBER 24, 2024

8:30 - 21:00

EMPIRE HALL, SLOVANSKÝ DŮM

NA PŘÍKOPĚ 22, PRAGUE 1

Prague.bio Conference 2023.

PRAGUE.BIO CONFERENCE 2024

SEPTEMBER 24 2024

EMPIRE HALL, SLOVANSKÝ DŮM

NA PŘÍKOPĚ 22, PRAGUE 1

Welcome to the Prague.bio Conference 2024, the second year of a full-day biotech conference for start-ups, industrial partners, investors, researchers, and other biotech experts from Central Europe. The event offers a unique opportunity for the exchange of experiences and information among all professionals involved in the development of new drugs, diagnostics, medical technologies, and other areas of biotechnology. 

 

Prague.bio Conference 2024 will take place on September 24, 2024, at the Empire Hall in Slovanský dům, Prague 1.

 

We look forward to seeing you!

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

  • After registration, please accept our invitation for morning coffee.

  • The official opening of the event will follow the registration of participants and morning coffee. 

  • The first keynote speaker will be Christian A. Stein, the CEO of Ascenion GmbH, one of the largest technology transfer institutions in Germany. Christian was the head of the patent and licensing office in the German Human Genome Project and president of ASTP. He has founded various successful biotechnology and other companies and now also serves as a board member of the Alliance for Transfer in Germany. At the conference, he will acquaint participants with the differences in conditions and needs when founding spin-offs from the perspective of founders, investors, and scientists. 

     

    See below for more information.

  • The second year of Prague.bio Conference will also feature a panel discussion with representatives of investment funds from Central Europe who are involved in investing in Life Sciences.We are excited to have Sebastian Kreuz from Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Agnes Oertli from LSA Ventures, Roman Smola from Tensor Ventures and Nicolas Beuzen from i&i Biotech Fund to share their wealth of experience with us. 

     

    See below for more information.

  • Enjoy a coffee and chat with other participants of our conference.

  • A short break filled with delicious coffee is followed by a quick introduction of one of our sponsors. The concrete name will be announced soon.

  • Pitch session, Prague.bio Conference 2023

    This year, we feature twelve promising technologies spanning the development of new drugs, diagnostics and materials from innovators in the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland. Our presenters will showcase cutting-edge solutions for oncology, infectious diseases, and other critical health issues. Join us to discover the future of healthcare innovation from Acellmed, CARTemis Therapeutics, Deep MedChem, Elyte diagnostics, IOCB Prague, LAM-X, Masaryk University Brno, Mim Neurosciences, nCage Therapeutics, Shealed, Smartbax and Sophomer.

  • After half of the program, it is time to take a break and recharge your batteries. We wish you a bon appetit.

  • A good lunch will be followed by the introduction of our next conference sponsor. The concrete name will be announced soon.

  • The second keynote speaker of Prague.bio Conference 2024 will be Petr Jansa. His expertise builds on collaboration with Prof. Antonín Holý and the development of new drugs at Gilead Sciences. Currently, he is intensely involved in the start-up scene, whether as Head of Development at Bridgene Biosciences, as an advisor to the California Life Science FAST program (a program for early-stage start-ups), or as a consultant to Biotech start-ups and investor in innovative projects. 

    See below for more information.

  • Pitch session, Prague.bio Conference 2023

    This year, we feature twelve promising technologies spanning the development of new drugs, diagnostics and materials from innovators in the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland. Our presenters will showcase cutting-edge solutions for oncology, infectious diseases, and other critical health issues. Join us to discover the future of healthcare innovation from Acellmed, CARTemis Therapeutics, Deep MedChem, Elyte diagnostics, IOCB Prague, LAM-X, Masaryk University Brno, Mim Neurosciences, nCage Therapeutics, Shealed, Smartbax and Sophomer.

  • Participants of the Prague.bio Conference 2024 can look forward to a Poster session, which will feature a showcase of approximately twenty Czech and international scientific projects and startups that are trying to translate innovative ideas from laboratories into practice. 


    A new feature this year is Speed dating. Each participating investor will have 6 time slots during a one-hour session to connect with start-ups and teams of their choice. Various spectrum of investors (VC, Family offices, Angel) will participate. 

  • Special guest of Prague.bio Conference 2024 is Deborah Spencer, MBA, innovation expert and industrial partnership manager from the UK, who will share her experiences from the University of Oxford and other prestigious institutions. Deborah has over 20 years of experience in the life sciences, healthcare and medicine. More recently she has been focused on interdisciplinary working across the physical and life sciences. Working at the interface between industry and academia building extensive networks with a multitude of stakeholders.

    See below for more information.

  • The second edition of the Prague.bio Conference will once again feature a panel discussion with representatives of law firms who specialize in intellectual property. Last year, the IP discussion was among the most acclaimed parts of the program, and we believe it will be the same this time.

     

    We will provide more detailed information soon.

  • After an interesting debate of legal experts, it will be time for the official farewell to the second edition of the Prague.bio Conference 2024.

  • The event is about networking. The evening reception will be a great opportunity to make new contacts.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Ascenion GmbH

CEO

CHRISTIAN A. STEIN

Pallando Therapeutics

Co-founder & Head of Research

PETR JANSA

Further speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

SPECIAL GUEST

The University of Oxford

Senior Innovation & Business Partnerships Manager

DEBORAH SPENCER

PITCH SESSION

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