WHS Startup Track 2017 Welcomes Applications

International Pitch for Startups in Healthcare at the World Health Summit in Berlin

How is healthcare going to change? What ideas, devices and therapies represent the future of the field? International health startups are encouraged to apply for the WHS Startup Track 2017.

German Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe is the WHS Startup Tracks high patron. He will present awards to the winners on October 16.

From among all applicants, representatives from 25 startups will be invited to attend the World Health Summit 2017 in Berlin (October 15-17). 10 finalists will subsequently pitch their concepts to the jury and international WHS audience from science, politics, the private sector, and civil society on October 16.

Members of the jury:

Kai Uwe Bindseil, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Jutta Klauer, Pfizer Germany

Shari Langemak, Medscape Germany

Markus Mschenich, Flying Health

Anne Kjaer Riechert, ReDI School of Digital Integration

Renate Radon, Microsoft Germany

Oliver Schenk, German Ministry of Health

Ute E. Weiland, Deutschland Land der Ideen


Monday, October 16, 12:45-13:45 at the World Health Summit

Award ceremony:

Monday, October 16, 19:00 at the World Health Summit with Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe

Open now!| Deadline: June 30 |Information and Application

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.

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



September 6th - 9th, 2017 | Berlin Campus Buch, Gläsernes Labor | Link | Flyer



Realtime PCR and Digital PCR

Two-day Workshop

September 14th - 15th, 2017 | Berlin Campus Buch, Gläsernes Labor

6th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

We are pleased to announce the 6th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering combined with 2017 International Conference on Advances in Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering will be held during September 26-28, 2017 in Offenburg, Germany.

Aims and Scope

The main objective of this conference is to bring people together from diverse disciplines to review progress and to exchange ideas in all aspects of biotechnology and bioengineering, with topics ranging from New Approaches and Concepts in Biotechnology; Cell & Cancer Immunology; Genomics and Molecular Biology; Enzyme and Protein Engineering; Biomedicine & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology; Bioinformatics and Systems Biology; Biomedical engineering, Biomedical techniques & technologies and other related aspects. The conference is therefore purposely broad to cover all aspects of biotechnology and bioengineering, a unique combination that is highly appreciated by the participants.

Why attend
The conference is designed to promote interactive discussions at both the talks and poster sessions, and will feature a mix of invited speakers drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and will bring together international basic, translational and clinical scientists and physicians from academics to industry. Given the excellent line up of speakers and the meetings outstanding reputation, this is a must attend for anyone interested in cutting edge research in biotechnology and bioengineering.

After peer review and author's intention, selected papers will be considered for publishing in international journal with ISSN and DOI, and will be submitted to major databases for index.

After the conference, there will be the "Ortenau Wine Festival" in Offenburg on Sep. 29. Moreover, if participants prefer, we will organize activities for academic investigation to Strasbourg, France; and/or visiting the European Molecular Biology Laboratory-Heidelberg ,etc.
Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating in the conference. 

September 26th - 28th, 2017 | Offenburg| Link | Flyer

Basic CRISPR/Cas: Fundamentals and Practical Applications

 Single-day Workshop

October 13th 2017 | Berlin Campus Buch, Gläsernes Labor | Link


Deutsche Gründer- und Unternehmertage 

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


World Health Summit 2017

The World Health Summit is the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Through the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health, it is organized in collaboration with national academies of science in 97 countries.

The World Health Summit aims to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrows agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.

The WHS brings together researchers, physicians, key government officials, and representatives from industry as well as from NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.

The World Health Summit is built on the stable foundation of academic excellence provided by the M8 Alliance and has strong political support from a variety of partners at global, national and state levels.

Main Goals and Partnership Assets

  • Bring together all stakeholders at the level of equals
  • Establish a unique and sustainable high-level forum and network
  • Help define the future of medicine, research and healthcare
  • Find answers to major health challenges both today and tomorrow
  • Make global recommendations and set health agendas worldwide

    October 15th - 17th, 2017 | Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, 10243 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

    Basic Course: Good Manufacturing Practice 

    90 lessons - 5 x Weekend Seminar (Friday-Sunday)

    November 10th - December 10th 2017, 2:00 PM | Berlin Campus Buch, Gläsernes Labor | Link | Flyer


    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