Community events

26.02.2018 12:15 | Research Cill Seminars

Organizer: CIIL Seminars
Venue: Centre Laboratoires Epalinges - Room B301 - Ch. des Boveresses 155, 1066 Epalinges

Prof. Pierre-Yves Bochud
Infectious Diseases, CHUV, Lausanne

“Immunogenetics of fungal infections in the immunocompromised host : towards individualized management strategies ?”


Biopôle events

27.02.2018 12:00 | Workshops@Biopôle: “The Biopôle Companies Present Themselves”

Organizer: Biopôle SA
Venue: Secteur Esplanade, Bâtiment SE-A Route de la Corniche 3 Floor -1, Conference Room 1
Contact for registration:

Our Workshops@Biopôle series is growing into a real success and we do thank you all for this. During a lunch break time slot Biopôle’s workshops allow their attendees to profit from an expert’s unique experience about a selected subject or from Biopôle companies, and to share experiences and insights in a very convivial hands-on format.

For our next workshop on February 27th, we are hosting another session of our special format:


The Biopôle Companies Present Themselves


This will be a unique experience to better know each others, and certainly create an even more dynamic spirit in our unique ecosystem.

Come and join our 6 companies in our next workshop and share good food and precious learnings from:

– Stephanie Blum: Head of Translation Research, Nestlé Health Science, pharmaceutical company –

– Ole Stoklund: VP International, Synaptive Medical, medical devices and technology company –

– John Dennis: CEO, Myvitality, connected health company

– Egle Pavyde: Associate Director Business Development, Biomapas, CRO –

– Samir Ounzain: CEO, Haya Therapeutics, biopharmaceutical company

– Nicolas Demierre: COO, Novigenix, diagnostic company –


Tuesday February 27th

From 12:00 to 14:00

Secteur Esplanade, Bâtiment SE-A

Route de la Corniche 3

Floor -1, Conference Room 1


Lunch is offered but seats are limited; first come first served! For reservations, please contact us at:

Community events

27.02.2018 12:15 | Cill Seminars

Organizer: CIIL Seminars
Venue: Centre Laboratoires Epalinges - Room B305-306 - Ch. des Boveresses 155, 1066 Epalinges

Dr. Loth Spel
Laboratory of Translational Immunology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

“Mechanisms of neuroblastoma immunogenicity: insights for therapeutic interventions”

Host : Fabio Martinon

Biopôle on the road

08.03.2018 16:30 | Biopôle career event for life scientists

Organizer: EPFL SV Postdoc Association -- Life Sciences / Sciences de la Vie
Venue: EPFL SV1717

Dear SV Postdocs and PhD students,

Would you like to learn about the career opportunities in the biotech companies and start-ups around you?

The EPFL SV Postdoc association is happy to invite you to the Biopôle career event for life scientists, taking place Thursday the 8th of March 2018 at the SV faculty.

Biopôle is an emerging scientific and industrial park located at Lausanne Épalinges. Founded just a few years ago it already hosts more than 30 companies and start-ups and is planning to expand over the next years to become a major regional cluster of the innovative life science industry.

During the event, the Biopôle Head of Business Development & Corporate relation will introduce the science park and his vision for the future development.

Five speakers will be on the stage to present their companies, currently hosted by the Biopôle, and share the experience of their own career development in the academia and the industry. They will also talk about the potential job opportunities and the profiles they will need in the near future and give some hints on how to succeed at the job interview.

The presentation will be followed by the networking apéro with the speakers.

Please sign up here and see the program below.


The detailed program of the event


When: 8th March, 16h30   
Where: EPFL SV1717

16:30 – 16:35   Welcome by the SV Postdoc Association

16:35 – 16:45   Introduction to Biopôle: Dr Olivier Philippe – Head of Business Development & Corporate Relations

16:45 – 17:05   Abionic: Dr Fabien Rebeaud – CSO. Novel point-of-care diagnostic tools.

17:05 – 17:25   Haya Therapeutics: Dr Samir Ounzain – CEO.  First-in-class biopharmaceutical therapy to treat heart failure.

17:25 – 17:45   Nestlé Health Science: Ms Blum Sperisen – Head of Translational Research Targeted nutritional solutions for the maintenance of health.

17:45 – 18:05   Phi Pharma: Dr Luc Otten – COO. Early clinical development of drug conjugates.

18:05 – 18:25   Legacy Healthcare: Mr JiaWei Liu  – VP R&D. Dermatology and Supportive Oncology Care.

18:25 – 18:30   Closing remarks by the SV Post-Docs Association.

18:30 – 19:30   Networking Apéro (SV Hall)

Community events

15.03.2018 17:30 | Integrative medicine symposium

Organizer: CXIO Foundation
Venue: Biopôle Hôtel Aquatis – Lausanne (Suisse)
Cost: CHF 60.– : Early Bird (before 15.02.2018) and CHF 70.– : from 16.02.2018
Contact for registration:


5:30 p.m. : greeting
5:45 p.m. : a few words of welcome
6 p.m. : conferences & questions (4 presentations of 30 minutes each)
8 p.m. : cocktail dinner + exclusive 1 to 1 meetings*
9 : 30 p.m. : end of the event


– Prospect and state of the art in 2018 by Prof. Dr Pierre-Yves RODONDI
– Health at work: productivity versus blossoming? by Prof. Michel GUILLEMIN
– General Medicine, hypnosis, herbal medicine by Drs Simone SCHLEGEL
– A doctor who thinks outside the box by Dr Tadeusz NAWROCKI
– Today’s medical technologies example by ABIONIC by PhD Nicolas DURAND, CEO of Abionic

Infos on speakers


Language of the event : French.

Participants : any person interested in integrative medicine.

Prices : CHF 60.– : Early Bird (before 15.02.2018) and CHF 70.– : from 16.02.2018

Support rate: From CHF 150.-

1 to 1 meetings: CHF 40.-/ meeting (in addition to admission price)

Places available : max. 50 persons.

Registration: Inscriptions :please fill in online form here or fill in the pdf doc and send it by email to or by fax  to following no 021 525 80 01

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*more info on the website
*Exclusive 1 to 1 meetings will last 10’ for each of them and will take place locally. These meetings are a good opportunity to meet the participant of your choice, in order to talk about the subjects of the conferences. You will be able to reserve them about 2 weeks before the date of the symposium and with a minimum donation of only CHF 40.–/per meeting payable when applying. We would like to point out that these meetings are not medical consultations, even if your conversation partner is an MD. The amounts collected will allow us to finance the next events.

Community events


Organizer: Vaud BioMed Association
Contact for registration: Sur invitation uniquement

Ce séminaire est destiné principalement aux start-ups et PME actives en sciences de la vie (pharma, medtech, biotech, diagnostics et digital health) et donnera une approche théorique ET pratique du marketing et de la vente dans le domaine des sciences de la vie. Comment planifier correctement son marketing en phase de prélancement ? comment sélectionner les tactiques/canaux marketing appropriés en fonction de votre cible (en particulier le prescripteur) ? comment planifier son salesforce sizing ? quelles tactiques de vente adaptées à ses cibles ? quels key performance indicators ? telles seront certaines des questions que nous aborderons à l’occasion de cette réunion.

Biopôle on the road

20.03.2018 09:00 | Ciil Seminar

Organizer: CIIL Seminars
Venue: Centre Laboratoires Epalinges - Room B301 - Ch. des Boveresses 155, 1066 Epalinges

Nasri Nahas
Biopôle SA

Translational Business. From ideation to innovation a needed connivance between academia and industry

Host: Gian-Paolo Dotto

Biopôle on the road

24.04.2018 08:00 | MedTech Investing Europe 2018 (MTi)

Organizer: BioAlps
Venue: Royal Savoy Hotel in Lausanne

Biopôle SA will be present at the MedTech Investing Europe 2018 on 24-25 April 2018.

More information here.

Biopôle on the road

03.05.2018 08:00 | Swiss Biotech Day

Organizer: Swiss Biotech
Venue: Congress Center Basel, Switzerland

Biopôle SA will be present at the next Swiss Biotech Day 2018, on May 3rd 2018.

Meet us at our booth.

To schedule a meeting with Biopôle,please contact Mr Olivier Philippe : olivier.philippe at

More information here.

Biopôle on the road

05.06.2018 09:00 | Bio Convention US – Boston

Organizer: BIO International Convention 2018
Venue: Boston

Biopôle SA will be present at BIO 2018 in Boston from June 4-7.

Meet us at our booth located in the Swiss Pavilion!

To schedule a meeting with Biopôle, please contact Mr. Philippe by email: olivier.philippe at

More information here

Community events

07.06.2018 12:00 | Prof. Johanna Joyce- Exploring and Exploiting the Tumor Microenvironment

Organizer: CIIL Seminars
Venue: Centre Laboratoires Epalinges - Room B301 - Ch. des Boveresses 155, 1066 Epalinges

Prof. Johanna Joyce- Exploring and Exploiting the Tumor Microenvironment

Biopôle events

26.06.2018 08:15 | Healthtech Summit 2018 : Moving from technologies to solutions

Organizer: TechTour HTS
Venue: Biopole/Aquatis Conference Center Route de Berne 150 1010 Lausanne Switzerland
Registration deadline: 26.06.2018
Contact for registration:

For its 9th edition, the Healthtech Summit will return to Lausanne on 25 – 27 June 2018 and once again focused on showcasing the top 20 medtech and top 20 digital health companies in Europe. The 40 presenting companies, represented by their CEOs and carefully selected by our Selection Committees, had the opportunity to network with key international investors who can assist them with their global expansion plans. Furthermore, the program saw a balanced and varied succession of corporate presentations, interactive plenary sessions on opportunities related to accelerating investment as well as dedicated networking sessions, Networking Dinner and Lunch. The 2018 edition of the Healthtech Summit  will focus on Medtech & Diagnostics and Digital Health.

More information here