Événements de la communauté

29.10.2019 12:15 | « TLR7 at the interface of autoimmunity and metabolic syndrome »

Organizer: CIIL seminars
Venue: Centre de Laboratoires Epalinges, Room B301

Prof. Lena Alexopoulou
Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy (CIML), France
« TLR7 at the interface of autoimmunity and metabolic syndrome »

Host: Margot Thome Miazza

Biopôle on the road

29.10.2019 12:30 | BioAlps Networking Day 2019

Organizer: BioAlps
Venue: Théâtre du Crochetan in Monthey (VS)
Contact for registration: https://bioalps.org/bioalps-networking-day-2019/

The BioAlps Networking Day will take place on Tuesday 29 October 2019 at the Théâtre du Crochetan in Monthey (VS).



BioAlps’ annual event is the perfect occasion to meet your futur partners, clients and investors. The Association also takes advantage of this opportunity to award the yearly BioAlps prize. This distinction aims to recognize an academic representative and an industrial actor, who have contributed through their activities to the development of life sciences in western Switzerland.

Meet Biopôle at this event !

More information here

Événements Biopôle

29.10.2019 18:30 | Patient of the Future and Digital Health

As you know, many industries have been transformed by the use and development of new technologies, and healthcare is no exception.

At Alcimed, we asked ourselves how would the medical care of a patient look like in the year 2050. What are your insights?


  • A Keynote address by Benjamin D’Hont, one of our Chief Explorers in the field of Digital Health
  • Round-table discussion with leaders from different field in the healthcare space
  • Networking aperitif and wine tasting session



In this keynote, we will follow the life of Emma, 5 years old in 2019, in her patient journey until 2050. This journey will be punctuated with moments of interaction with care and technology.

At the end of the narrative, we expect participants to raise questions about their vision of healthcare future, the profile of the patient and the key dimensions (technology, economics, ethical, societal) that must be considered along the way.


At ALCIMED, we deciphers how new technologies and healthcare are intertwined and what it means for patients, healthcare professionals, industriels and policy makers. www.alcimed.com

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alcimed-patient-2050-patient-of-the-future-digital-health-registration-66310421255

Événements de la communauté

30.10.2019 12:15 | « Mitochondrial RNA granules: physical properties and role in mitochondrial gene expression »

Organizer: CIIL seminars
Venue: Centre de Laboratoires Epalinges, Room B301

Prof. Jean-Claude Martinou
Department of Cell Biology, University of Geneva
« Mitochondrial RNA granules: physical properties and role in mitochondrial gene expression »

Host: Margot Thome Miazza

Événements de la communauté

06.11.2019 08:00 | Innosuisse Startup Training in Medtech @ Biopole – Nov 6 2019

Organizer: Venturelab
Venue: Biopôle Campus, 1066 Epalinges

The Innosuisse Start-up Training in Medtech is about to start at the Biopôle, giving you the opportunity to learn from > 15 experts in business creation from the Medtech industry.

During this 5 day-training (06.11.2019 / 07.11.2019 / 20.11.2019 / 21.11.2019 / 05.12.2019), your will learn how to build and grow your business by working on the following topics:

– Deliver a unique customer value

– Convince customers and investors

– Define your business development plan

– Shape a winning team

– Secure funding for the startup phase

On top of the training, you will get 3h with a personal coach of your choice to kickstart your venture!

This training is free of charge as it is paid for by Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency.

If you feel that you could benefit from such a training, register  *HERE* (8 seats still available).

Biopôle on the road

11.11.2019 08:00 | BIO-Europe Hamburg 2019

Venue: CCH - Congress Center Hamburg, Am Dammtor / Marseiller Str., 20355 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Biopôle SA is looking forward to welcoming you at BIO Europe 2019 in Hamburg !

BIO-Europe® is held annually in different cities and is an international forum to promote business development between pharmaceutical, financial and biotechnology companies. The event is Europe’s largest partnering conference serving the global biotech industry. At this conference leading decision makers of the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and financial industry employed at emerging companies meet annually. Investors and pharmaceutical companies offer benefits to life-science companies that exceed financial investment. These benefits include information on questions reaching from regulatory and permit requirements to marketing and representations of interests for patients.

The 25th fair anniversary of the BIO-Europe® takes place on 3, Mon. in 11.11.2019.

Événements Biopôle

14.11.2019 14:00 | Enter China? Clinical Trial Strategy in China

As you may have experienced the differences in business culture between Switzerland and China, we are continually making efforts to bridge the gap. Based on the many feedbacks we received, we decided to launch a series of workshops to offer you a quick dive into China, to  help you to figure out whether to enter China; if yes, how.

The first event begins with pharmaceutical field and focuses on “Clinical Trial Strategy in China”. We are honored to have two speakers from a leading CRO in China, Tigermed Consulting Co., Ltd (Headquarters in Hangzhou, with a branch in Switzerland, Tigermed AG). During this workshop, the two experts will share the experience in organizing clinical trials and market authorization with a drug product or a Medical Device focusing specifically on the Chinese market. You  will learn about the best practices, relevant changes in Chinese legislation, and how to set yourself up for successful clinical trials and the preparation of pharmaceutical and medical device dossiers for submission.

Therefore if you are interested in the Chinese market, if you are wondering how difficult it would be, please don’t hesitate to reserve the time in your calendar! We are looking forward to meet you in Lausanne! By then, we will also introduce you more benefits offered by SSIC.


  • 14:00-14:20        Welcome speech by Biopôle and SSIC
  • 14:20 -14:50       Market Introductions to China, a Practitioner’s view
  •                               Wei Qu, Sr. RA Manager. Tigermed Consulting
  • 14:50-15:10        Q&A
  • 15:10-15:20        Coffee break
  • 15:20- 15:50       Medical Device registration and clinical trials
  •                               Yifei Peng, CEO, Tigermed Jietong Consulting
  • 15:50-16:20        Q&A
  • 16:20- 17:00      Apéro and networking


Dr. Wei Qu

Doctor of Pharmcy, Sr. RA Manager at Tigermed

In 2013, Wei Qu graduated from Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA and obtained the degree of Pharm.D. From 2013 to 2016, Wei worked at a generic pharmaceutical company « AustarPharma, LLC » in New Jersey as a Sr. RA specialist. In 2016, Wei moved back to Beijing, China and joined Tigermed Co., Ltd. the same year in May. At Tigermed, she is mainly responsible for imported drug registration which covers a wide variety of registration categories: apply and attend communication meetings with CDE, clinical trial applications (IND), marketing approval applications (NDA), post-approval variation submissions and IDL renewal (re-registration). Wei has broad knowledge of Chinese regulations on imported chemical drugs, and is also familiar with related FDA or ICH guidelines.


Mr. PENG Yifeng

VP, Head of Medical Device, Tigermed; GM, Tigermed-Jyton, A Tigermed Company

About 20 years hands-on experiences in China pharmaceutical industry with wide working experiences and overall understanding of R&D, regulatory affairs, investment analysis of healthcare products, clinical trial operation management of drug and medical device projects. Abundant knowledge and experience in healthcare product development process in China and CRO business both in pre-clinical and clinical field. Currently in charge of medical device CRO of Tigermed Group. Distinguished Expert of Clincial trial branch of CAMDI.


REGISTRATION: https://forms.gle/f3WcSQviVK9Gn4kC8