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Invest In Innovation

Tuesday, May 09th 2017

Add to calendar 2017-05-09 17:00:00 2017-05-09 21:00:00 UTC Invest In Innovation
 
How many times did you hear about "Science Ventures" and then hesitated?
Maybe it is time for you to drill down...
 
 
This event will bring Spain's leading financial institutions and professional investors, that have no affinity to health tech, biotech and the rest of the science and innovation based venture sectors. The aim is to introduce and effectively communicate why investing in science ventures may be an excellent alternative for investment.
 
The objectives of this event are to:
  • Bring together the Spanish Business Angel Networks’ members in one exclusive event
  • Bring top European investors and investment professionals from different science and innovation based venture sectors
  • Enable Spanish investors to attend an exceptional networking event
  • Make national investors more confident about investing in science ventures
  • Facilitate the growth of Spanish network of investors
 
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17:00 – 21:00 (GMT)

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Description

 
How many times did you hear about "Science Ventures" and then hesitated?
Maybe it is time for you to drill down...
 
 
This event will bring Spain's leading financial institutions and professional investors, that have no affinity to health tech, biotech and the rest of the science and innovation based venture sectors. The aim is to introduce and effectively communicate why investing in science ventures may be an excellent alternative for investment.
 
The objectives of this event are to:
  • Bring together the Spanish Business Angel Networks’ members in one exclusive event
  • Bring top European investors and investment professionals from different science and innovation based venture sectors
  • Enable Spanish investors to attend an exceptional networking event
  • Make national investors more confident about investing in science ventures
  • Facilitate the growth of Spanish network of investors
 

Schedule

17:00
Welcome and opening 
 
Maria Chatzou, President Innovation Forum Barcelona
 
 
17:15
Introduction to science and innovation-based entrepreneurship in Catalonia
 
Albert Barbera, Director of Biocat
 
 
17:30
Panel Discussion: The investment challenges entrepreneurs face
Moderator:
Marc Ramis – Serial Entrepreneur & CEO & Co-founder of Senolytic Therapeutics

Panel Speakers:
Teresa Tarrago, CEO & Co-founder of Iproteos
Laszlo Bax, CEO & Co-founer of Braingaze
Davide D’Amico, CEO & Co-founer of ZeClinics
Markus Wilhelms, CEO & Co-founder of MowoOT
Alfons Nonell, CEO Mind the Byte
 
 
18:15
KEYNOTE: Investing in Healthcare – Opportunities and risks of backing complex science focused companies in regulated sectors
 
Nick Ibery, Health & Life Sciences Specialist Investor, Senior Advisor to Innovation Forum
 
 
18:35
Panel Discussion: The role of investors in the ecosystem
 
Moderator:
Marta Emerson, Vice-President & Co-founder of AMCES
 
Panel Speakers:
Lluis Pareras, Director at HealthEquity SCR
Xavier Pont, Co-founder of Ship2B
Ignacio Fonts, Managing Partner at Inveready
Josep Mora, Managing Director at Idodi Venture Capital
Sara Ylipoti, COO at Conector Accelerator
 
 
19:15
KEYNOTE: What VCs are looking for in a science-based venture
 
Josep Sanfeliu, General Partner at Ysios Venture Capital
 
 
19:30
KEYNOTE: What big pharma is looking for in order to invest in or partner with science-based ventures
 
Dr Ann Connolly, Senior Director of New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation
 
 
19:45
Closing remarks 
 
Marek Tyl – CEO of Innovation Forum
 
 
20:00

Networking

 

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