Translational Research Club: Have advanced therapies delivered on their promise?

Dr. Mohamed Abou-El-Enein, Clinical Development Platform, BCRT 

"This seminar provides an overview on advances therapies in the EU market. We will examine the factors that account for successes and failures in this area."

January 18th, 2017, 4:30 PM | BCRT A0.0043 | Link


SPARK Entrepreneurial Forum

Prof. Walter Rust (Mock Rechtsanwälte), Ute Mercker (IBB) & Martin Laub (ILB)

Legal Aspects of Translation

January 24th, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 PM | Virchowweg 6, CCO Fenster d. Wissenschaft (05 001)



Startup Workshop for HU Researchers

January 27th & February 3rd, 2017 | HU Gründerhaus Mitte|Link


Life Science Pitch Day

Application until January 15th, 2017 

High-Tech Grnderfonds organizes with the B. Braun-Stiftung a German-Benelux Life Science Pitch Day in Aachen.

On this day, life science startups looking for seed and Series A financing present in front of venture capitalists (such as Gilde Healthcare, Vesalius Biocapital, Creathor, and HTGF), corporates (such as Philips and B. Braun), family offices, and business angels. In addition, these startups will have the opportunity to learn from investors and entrepreneurs about the lessons learnt in running a company (dos and donts) in a startup workshop preceding the pitches.

The event is free of charge. If you want to secure a presentation slot, please apply by email to aachen2017(at) no later than January 15th, 2017 and kindly include a non-confidential executive summary or presentation of your startup.

February 1st, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | RWTH SuperC, Templergraben 57 | Link


Pharma 2017

22. Handelsblatt Jahrestagung

Die digitale Revolution ermglicht der Pharmaindustrie zahlreiche neue Geschäftspotenziale und damit neue Marktchancen. Diese gilt es rechtzeitig aufzugreifen und auszubauen. Die Konferenz hat das Ziel die digitalen Chancen und Risiken fr die Branche und den globalen Wandel aufzuzeigen. Profitieren Sie von den Erfahrungsberichten der Branchenvorreiter. Was bringt das Arzneimittelstärkungsgesetz (AM-VSG)? Informieren Sie sich ausführlich über die Gesetzesdetails und die Konsequenzen fr den Arzneimittelmarkt.

February 15th 16th, 2017 | Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin |Link


10th Berlin Conference "Novel Antimicrobials"

Over its ten-year history, the Berlin Conference on Life Sciences has become a must-attend event for Life Science decision makers, business developers, investors and legal experts. The upcoming conference will explore the exciting market and challenging conditions for the development of novel antimicrobials.

  • - Antimicrobial Market - Industry overview, SME engagement & financial insights
  • - Technology Perspective - New approaches to efficiently combat antimicrobial resistance
  • - Legal Environment & Reimbursement - The challenges of bringing antimicrobials to the market
  • - R&D Trends - Research and development beyond antibiotics & public-private partnerships
  • - Start-up Pitch - Investors talk & new business models in the field

Speakers will cover the entire value chain from research & development to the market. Please find an initial agenda of the programme on the following pages or register directly here:

February 24th, 2017 |Berlin| Link


Berlin BRAIN & BRAIN PET 2017

28th Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function

13th Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET

The biannual conference organized by ISCBFM will feature state-of-the-art neuroscience research in the fields of brain function and metabolism, cerebral blood flow, the function of the neurovascular unit, brain imaging, brain repair, and cerebrovascular pathology. Leading scientists will present state-of-the art and novel discoveries that will increase our understanding of brain function under physiological and pathological conditions through basic, translational, and clinical investigation.

April 1st - 4th, 2017 | Freie Universitt Berlin-Dahlem|Link.



conhIT - Connecting Healthcare IT, Europes leading event for Health IT, celebrates its tenth anniversary taking place from the 25th to the 27th of April 2017 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Along the entire value chain it shows how modern IT can improve healthcare quality and support institutions in competition.

At the conhIT manufacturers and users as well as representatives from politics and scientific institutions find out about the latest industry developments, share information and learn from each others experiences. The complete range of Health IT is presented at conhIT. All trade visitors are able to intensify their business contacts and expand their knowledge. 

April 25th - 27th, 2017 | Messe Berlin| Link

conhIT Business Meetings

Registration until April 20th, 2017 

April 26th, 2017 | Messe Berlin|registration .


SingularityU Germany Summit 2017

"This time, our summit will not only have a new series of themes and speakers, but also a creative new summit format, which will make it highly attractive for both our old and new attendees.

SingularityU Germany Summit is designed to transfer an understanding of the strategic relevance of disruptive technologies in an era of extraordinary innovation. Solving the worlds biggest challenges are best achieved if every individual makes a contribution. Thats why we aim to ensure that a thematic diversity is part of the learning, innovation and community experience we deliver.

We are committed to fostering a dialogue and to help crafting joint courses of action in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On both days of the summit, we will be mutually learning from our SU speakers and local experts about the latest trends and cutting-edge developments in the areas of Exponential Organizations, The Future of Work, Mobility in 2025, Space Technologies, Finance of Tomorrow, 3D Printing & Manufacturing, Networking & Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Life Sciences & Digital Health. Beyond traditional talk sessions, innovative and interactive new formats such as deep-dive sessions are also to be expected."

May 3rd - 4th, 2017 | bcc Berlin Congress Center| Link.


Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Global Challenges of Healthcare

Every year, more than 400 guests meet in Germanys capital Berlin in order to discuss with international experts the latest developments and trends as well as important new subjects within healthcare.

The 10th Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit an international forum for entrepreneurs, scientists, physicians, investigators and business heads will take place on May, 8th and 9th 2017 at Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften. For the first time, Stiftung Charité will organize the Summit in cooperation with Berlin Institute of Health.

The 2017 Summit agenda will feature highly relevant topics, such as the digitalization of Health Care, value-based healthcare, social entrepreneurship and chronic diseases. Furthermore hot topics in economy and in science will be discussed.

Registration opens January 2017

May 8th - 9th 2017 | Berlin| Link


Digital Future 2017

The global conference celebrating the birthday of computing where it all began: in Berlin.

Up to 100 researchers of Berlins scientific institutions and their German and international partners will feature their innovations in keynotes and 3-minute presentations in a single day. The event takes place on the occasion of the anniversary of the computer: on May 12, 1939 Konrad Zuse presented the first digital computer "Z3" in Berlin. The event will be held in English.

May 12th, 2017 | Kosmos Berlin| Link


Oxford Global: 18th Annual Drug Discovery Summit

The conference will focus on  Discovery Chemistry: Latest Case Studies and Novel Approaches on Drug Design.

June 12th - 13th, 2017 | Hotel Palace Berlin | Link


BioBusiness Summer School

"Do you consider to make a transition from the academia to the industry? Or do you want to gain a better understanding of BioBusiness, broaden your network or even start your own company? Join BioBusiness Summer School and find out what the fascinating world of BioBusiness has to offer! The next BioBusiness Summer School consists of a unique five day interactive program that covers a wide spectrum of business aspects of Life Sciences, combined with a line-up of world-class speakers."

Application until April 17, 2017 for early bird.

June 26th - 30th, 2017 | Amsterdam & Leiden | Link


.17th Euro Biotechnology Congress

Conference Series LLC extends its warm welcome to 17th Euro Biotechnology Congress with a theme Novel Trends and Innovations in Biotechnology for Making Life Better. Conference Series LLC through its Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community.

Euro Biotechnology Conference aims to bring together the Professors, Researchers, scientists, business giants, and technocrats to provide an international forum for the dissemination of original research results, new ideas and practical development and discover advances in the field of biotechnology, management and education in relation to biotechnology as well as a breadth of other topics. Euro Biotechnology-2016 is an excellent opportunity for the delegates from Universities and Institutes to interact with the world class Scientists.

Major topics discussed are:

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biotechnology in Healthcare, Food Biotechnology, Industrial and Microbial Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Agriculture Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Current Scenario of Biotechnology, Biomass and Bioenergy, Biotechnology and its Applications, Fighting Cancer with Biotechnology, Biotechnology Market, Biotech products, Biotech Companies and market analysis, Biotechnology investors and Grants, Advances in Biotech Manufacturing, Biotech investors network, biotech Market and latest biotech research.

September 25th - 27th, 2017 | Berlin | Link



Deutsche Gründer- und Unternehmertage 

October 13th - 14th, 2017 | ARENA Berlin | Link


BIO-Europe 2017 Berlin

Business Partnering Conference organized by EBD Group.

"We offer powerful opportunities for you to network with the right partners and bring together hundreds of the world’s most innovative leaders across biotech, finance and pharma for high-level networking, pre-scheduled partnering meetings, strategic panel discussions and more."

November 6th - 8th, 2017 | Berlin| Link.


Enterprise Simulation by Fraunhofer Venture

Workshop covering the Spin-off-Cycle.

Registration until August 31st, 2017 

November 7th - 9th, 2017 | Hohenkammer | Link

Frontiers Health

After an extremely successful 2016 run, Frontiers Health will be back in Berlin on November 16-17 2017. What will #fh2017 be like?

November 16th - 17th, 2017 | Berlin | Link