BioFIT’s prestigious Steering Committee have defined the content of the BioFIT 2014 Conference Program during their last meeting on November 25th, 2013.

BioFIT 2014 presents for this edition a dense and rich program organized around 3 main tracks and 12 sessions covering the future of public/private collaborations, dealmaking, financing and technology transfer issues and operating as a tool-box program for the various actors of this sector.

Plenary Session:

Accessing innovation: how to build long term partnerships?

Track 1:

Emerge, last and deliver: best practices in collaborative research

New models for bridging the gap from research to market
Big consortia: how do they work and what are their outcomes?
Emerge & happen: creative solutions to difficult problems in dealmaking
Make it work and last: how to best apply strategic alliance management
Looking ahead: how can big data be transformed into knowledge?
Biotech meets Medtech: towards an intensified collaboration

Track 2:

Early stage innovation: new routes to funding sources

Who will be funding the maturation phase in the future?
New practices from the VC industry in sourcing innovation
The road less traveled: new approaches to finance early stage innovation

Track 3:

Creative solutions for transferring innovation to market : TTO’s and industry’s new approaches

Driving innovation in Europe: using Horizon 2020 program
Scouting innovation: academia push and industry pull
The valuation process: do all stakeholders use the same criteria?

Full Program