From Bench to Market: How to Launch a Biotech Startup

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Published on 30 May 2017
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Would you like to know more about biotech startup creation and entrepreneurship? Would you like to know how to bring your science to the market?  
Innovation Forum Lausanne, BioScience Network Lausanne, and BaseLaunch are delighted to invite you to the round table event “From Bench to Market: How to launch a biotech startup”, which will introduce you, young researchers and scientists-entrepreneurs, to the first steps in entrepreneurship and allow more open discussion of the important topics concerning company creation.
The event will take place at EPFL SV1717, on 1st June 2017, at 17:30. The round table presentations and open discussions will cover the following topics:

1. First steps in startup creation. You have your science-how to start? How to protect it? What are the alternatives to startup creation?

Confirmed speakers:      
Dr. Adam Swetloff, Technology Transfer Manager specialised in Life Sciences (Biology to Medtech) and Chemistry, EPFL Technology Transfer Office
Lan Zuo Gillet, PhD MBA CTI Entrepreneurship Module 2 Program’s Director for Western Switzerland and Deputy Managing Director of EPFL Innovation Park Foundation
Dr. Kostas Kaloulis, Head of Applied Innovation & Business Development at EPFL
Presentation of Venture Leaders Life Science and Venture Kick. Caroline Graf, Program Manager at Venturelab
2. Launching a startup. What kind of resources and advisors does one want and need?

Confirmed speaker:
Dr. Rajwinder Lehal, CSO and co-founder of Cellestia
BaseLaunch – the new healthcare accelerator in Switzerland. Dr. Stephan Emmerth, Senior Manager Business Development at BaseLaunch
3. Getting your company to the next level- where and how to get funding?

Confirmed speaker:
Alexander Mayweg, FRSC, Venture Partner at Versant Ventures and BaseLaunch Selection Committee


Please let us know if you would like to join this event for free by registering here.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the round table and learning about opportunities in entrepreneurship together!

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