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30.04.2019 08:00 | BioTrinity UK 2019

Organizer: BioTrinity
Venue: London
Contact for registration:

Biopôle will be attending BioTrinity 2019 in London on April 30th

BioTrinity, now in its 13th year, is Europe’s leading Biopartnering and Investment conference, and generates unrivalled opportunities for life science companies, academics, investors, and major pharmaceutical players to come together to do deals and establish collaborations.

BioTrinity 2019 incorporates significant improvements including a move to etc.venues 155 Bishopsgate, a central London location.  This new venue allows us to keep all activity on one floor which will focus the energy and facilitate interaction, thereby maximising visibility for our sponsors, exhibitors, BioLaunchPad® presenters and creating even more opportunities for networking and informal meetings.

To schedule a meeting, feel free to contact Mr. Philippe Olivier, Director of business development and Corporate Relations, by email at olivier.philippe at or via the partneringONE platform here:

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02.05.2019 12:00 | The Biopôle Companies Present Themselves (May 2nd)

Organizer: Biopôle SA
Venue: SE-B, Ground Floor
Cost: Free

During a lunch break time slot Biopôle’s workshops allow corporate and academic members 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 May 2nd, 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 4 companies in our next workshop and share good food and precious learnings from:

  • Christoph Kundig, Managing Director & CSO at Med Discovery
  • Patrice Hof, General Secretary at Cara
  • Ole Stoklund, Founder at GetSet Surgical
  • Lamine Mbow, Senior Vice President & Head Glenmark Biotherapeutics SA

Lunch is offered but seats are limited*; first come first served!

*Members and academic neighbours of Biopôle shall have first priority. Biopôle SA reserves the right to hold registrations of external guests.

Register here:

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02.05.2019 19:00 | Le DÎNER DU FUTUR

Organizer: Empowerment Foundation
Cost: 160CHF

Des pilules protéinées ou des légumes du jardin ? De la viande ? Artificielle ? Sur une table ?

Le 2 mai 2019, l’Empowerment Foundation vous propose une soirée exceptionnelle pour la réouverture de la Halle Inox, à Vevey, en collaboration avec l’équipe de ParisZürich et son interprétation du repas de demain. ​De 19h à 23h, ce menu futuriste et les interventions de nos experts vous feront vivre un véritable voyage dans le temps.

Menu dégustation surprise

Apéritif glocal, sur trois continents

Deux plats entre snacking hype et gastronomie du partage

Dessert aux textures déroutantes

La soirée sera pimentée par les interventions de :

  • Agathe Mathey, Déléguée générale – FoodTech Dijon Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
  • Christian Nils Schwab, Executive Director – Integrative Food & Nutrition Centre, EPFL
  • Gabriel Serero, Chef – Emotion Food Company

CHF 160.- par personne (boissons non comprises)

​Les bénéfices de cet évènement viendront soutenir les initiatives de l’Empowerment Foundation, en faveur d’une technologie respectueuse des droits humains.


Les places étant limitées, nous vous recommandons de réserver au plus vite vos places pour le dîner du futur: 

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07.05.2019 09:00 | Swiss Biotech Day 2019

Organizer: Swiss Biotech
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Contact for registration:

The Swiss Biotech Day is the leading biotechnology conference in Switzerland.

It is the place to be for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, analysts, political decision makers and industry stakeholders from across Europe to meet and network.


Highlights of the upcoming event 2019 on May 7, in Basel include:

  • 650+ senior life science executives from 20+ countries attend
  • Presentation of the Swiss Biotech Report
  • Swiss Biotech Success Stories Laureates 2018/2019
  • Parallel tracks in the afternoon focused on innovative biotech start-ups and medium-sized biotech companies
  • Thematically focused panel discussions on e.g. finance, production and licensing
  • Pre-scheduled one-to-one partnering meetings for all attendees
  • High-traffic exhibition with ongoing catering


Program and registration:
Please find additional information on the program (will be constantly updated) as well as the registration site at

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07.05.2019 09:00 | 28th MedTech Investing Europe Conference,

Organizer: Campden Wealth,
Venue: Hôtel Royal Savoy , Lausanne
Contact for registration:

Biopôle SA is happy to meet you at the 28th MedTech Investing Europe Conference, the longest-running and leading healthcare and life science investment and partnering conference in Europe. We are proud to once again bring together the very best game-changing technologies and leading entrepreneurs with a wide range of investors including VC’s, angel investors, leading healthcare corporations, private wealth holders, family offices and many more.

This unrivalled platform will:

  •  Allow both investors and technology providers to identify, meet and build investment partnerships
  • Showcase the most cutting edge technology and the investment opportunities our innovators bring
  • Give unrivalled insight into the MedTech sector for both entrepreneurs and investors via the fine-tuned conference programme
  • Deliver highly experienced and knowledgeable speakers showing how successful investments can be made in the MedTech arena
  • Allow you to meet with the companies and individuals of most interest to you via our 1-2-1 networking system and via informal meetings throughout the event

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08.05.2019 17:30 | US Government Funding Opportunities for the Swiss Life Sciences Industry

Organizer: BDO Switzerland

The US Government awards $55B+ annually to Life Sciences organizations for R&D and procurement of drugs, biologicals, and medical devices. These awards provide an alternate source of non-dilutive financing for start-up biotech and life sciences organizations focused on R&D.

Join our event with expert talks by:

  • Stephen Morris, Phd, Managing Director, Industry Specialty Services- Biodefense and Government Contracting, BDO US
  • Theresia Yiallourou, PhD, Manager Consultant, Life Sciences


The presentations will provide an introduction to US Government contracting for Life Sciences companies. Attendees will leave with a basic understanding of what type of technology/innovations/R&D priorities are of interest to the US Government, how to identify opportunities and win awards, the associated risks and benefits of USG-funded programs, and the key attributes of a successful USG contractor.


17h30 – welome and presentation
18h30 – networking


Biopôle, Bâtiment SC-C, Route de la Corniche 1, Epalinges

Register now by e-mail.

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23.05.2019 17:30 | BDO L’EXPO – 10 ans à Epalinges

Organizer: BDO Switzerland
Venue: BDO SA, Route de la Corniche 2, 1066 Epalinges

Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter au 10 ans de BDO au Biopôle à Epalinges.
A cette occasion l’artiste peintre Sébastien Pridmore exposera ses toiles dans nos locaux et fera une démonstration de son art en terminant une toile durant la soirée.


  • de 17h30 à 19h00 Visite de l’exposition
  • 19h15 Partie officielle avec mot de bienvenue de René-Marc Blaser et présentation par Sébastien Pridmore de sa démarche artistique
  • 19h40 Cocktail dînatoire


>> Invitation PDF

Informations et inscription:
Vanessa Berger

Biopôle on the road

03.06.2019 08:00 | International Cancer Cluster Showcase – BIO 2019

Venue: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 204B ​​
Contact for registration:

The International Cancer Cluster Showcase – BIO 2019 is an oncology partnering event showcasing cutting edge innovations from leading industry clusters.

Biopôle is a joint organizer of the event which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Room : 204B, level 200 on June 3rd

For more information about ICCS 2019, please visit the conference website.

To register :

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03.06.2019 09:00 | Bio International Convention 2019

Organizer: Biotechnology Innovation Organization
Venue: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Biopôle SA will be happy to meet your at Bio 2019 in Philadelphia !

The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. They bring together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.

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11.06.2019 14:45 | Swiss HLG Workshop: What Happens after Marriage; Managing Complex Alliances

Organizer: Biopôle SA & Swiss HLG


  • What expectations do you have, as a startup, of how alliances will change the fate of your company?
  • What experience have you gained regarding alliances; did they fulfill the partners’ business interest?
  • Will you let yourself gain clarity about the difference between an “alliance” and a “deal”?



Develop an understanding of how your partners may approach implementation post-signing. Plan your Business Development strategy, consider resource needs and develop a mindset towards “implementation matters”. Challenge yourself to generate improved implementation of collaborative, license-based alliances. Engage in a case study to develop a deeper understanding of licensing collaborations.


  • 14:45 Arrival and registration
  • 15:00 Welcome of Swiss HLG and Biopôle SA
  • 15:15 Why alliances are challenging; introducing some tools
  • 16:30 Case Study: A painful Alliance
  • 18:15 Summary: Managing Complex Alliances
  • 18:30 Networking drinks



Anthony Hörning is the Founder of Strategic Transactions Advisory AG, in Basel, Switzerland, and a Senior Advisor to Vantage Partners, Boston, USA. He is a pharmaceutical industry coach and collaborations bridge-builder with cultural and language versatility. His work with clients encompasses advising both licensors and licensees on all aspects of strategy, negotiation and alliance management.

As a leading member of Novartis Business Development & Licensing function, he was in charge of the preparation, launch and ongoing implementation, as well as of all renegotiations, of the company’s global alliances and created a widely recognized alliance skills training program. He is a trainer and speaker at international Licensing and Alliance Management conferences, and served for many years as a member of the board of the “Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals”.

Seats are limited*; first come first served!

*Members and academic neighbours of Biopôle shall have first priority. Biopôle SA reserves the right to hold registrations of external guests.

Register here: 

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Organizer: Virdis Group & Biopôle SA

Biological science is moving at an incredible pace. Only 100 years ago, Eli Metchnikoff set the direction of modern medicine by taking a simple tree thorn and applying it to a starfish.  From this, he discovered phagocytosis, a central process in all diseases.  Metchnikoff was ‘disruptive’ in his technology and thinking. Tony Sedgwick is a fifth-generation student of Metchnikoff and will discuss our recent advancement in disruption, looking at the evolution of Biotech and global ecosystems and how it translates into people.  The aim of the workshop is to describe how disruptive talent is at the heart of biotech.


  • 17h30 – Welcome by Olivier Philippe, Director of Business Developement and Corporate Relations at Biopôle and Nathalie Rowell, CEO at Virdis Group
  • 17h45-18h45 – Workshop
  • 18h45-19h30 – Apéro & Networking


Tony sedgwick, Virdis group
Tony is an experienced entrepreneurial executive. He held various senior leadership positions in Research and Development, becoming World-Wide Head of Clinical Operations for Roche, where he built operations to more than 2000 people.  Tony has been CEO of four biotechnology companies and chairman of many.  Tony is a trained executive coach and believes our business is ‘down to people’.  He has consulted on significant projects and organizational transformations for European pharma and biotech.


Aperitif is offered but seats are limited; first come first served!


Registration link:

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24.06.2019 08:00 | Healthtech: Moving from technologies to solutions

Organizer: Tech Tour
Venue: Beau Rivage Palace, Swisstech Convention Center, Olympic Museum
Contact for registration:

Biopôle SA will be present at the 10th edition of the Healthtech Summit ! Meet us there !

For its 10th edition, the Healthtech Summit will return to Lausanne on 24 – 26 June 2019 and once again will focus on showcasing the top 20 medtech and top 20 digital health companies in Europe. The 40 presenting companies, represented by their CEOs, will be carefully selected by our Selection Committees and will have the opportunity to network with key international investors who will assist them with their global expansion plans. Furthermore, the program will see 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 2019 edition of the Healthtech Summit  will focus on Medtech & Diagnostics and Digital Health.

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27.06.2019 16:30 | Les intelligences multiples

Organizer: Fondation CXIO
Venue: Hôtel Aquatis
Contact for registration:

HP, TDAH, DYS et autisme?

Haut potentiel intellectuel

Trouble de l’attention et hyperactivité



Conférences avec des spécialistes des différents domaines – Cocktail dînatoire – Animations

Avec notamment les intervenants suivants :

  • Dr Olivier REVOL, neuropsychiatre, pédopsychiatre, chef de service à l’hôpital Femme Mère Enfant au CHU de Lyon, conférencier et auteur de plusieurs livres, spécialisé dans les troubles de l’attention / hyperactivité (TDAH) et le haut potentiel intellectuel (HP).
  • Josef SCHOVANEC, philosophe avec autisme, auteur de plusieurs livres et voyageur polyglotte, militant pour la dignité des personnes avec autisme.
  • Jacques DUBOCHET, chercheur, Prix Nobel de chimie, auteur du livre « Parcours » et qui parlera de son vécu de dyslexique, ainsi que de son parcours de vie.
  • Sophie POHIER, logopédiste, qui parlera de dyslexie et des personnes à haut potentiel.
  • Dr Sylvain BERNEY, médecin au CHUV, dont le sujet sera la médecine intégrative, la médecine traditionnelle chinoise et le haut potentiel.


Billetterie online


CXIO est une fondation médicale constituée en 2017, à but non lucratif, reconnue d’intérêt public, soutenant une approche intégrative de la santé.

Sans bénéficier encore de subsides de l’état, nous pouvons poursuivre nos activités grâce à vos dons et au soutien de plusieurs bénévoles.

Nous espérons avec cette soirée hors du commun pouvoir récolter des fonds, afin de poursuivre notre mission. Infos : – Faire un don :


Plus d’informations et inscriptions :


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04.07.2019 12:00 | The Biopôle Companies Present Themselves (July 4th)

Organizer: Biopôle SA
Venue: SE-B, Ground Floor

During a lunch break time slot Biopôle’s workshops allow corporate and academic members 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 July 4th, 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 four companies in our next workshop and share good food and precious learnings from:

  • Vincent Charlon, CEO at Anergis
  • Michael Friedrich, CEO at Distalmotion
  • Olivier Donzé, Chief Scientific Officer at Adipogen Life Sciences
  • Matthias Vanoni, Co-Founder and CEO at Biowatch

Lunch is offered but seats are limited*; first come first served!

*Members and academic neighbours of Biopôle shall have first priority. Biopôle SA reserves the right to hold registrations of external guests.

Register here:

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03.09.2019 08:00 | Digital Day Switzerland 2019

Organizer: Digital Switzerland
Venue: n/a

Meet Biopôle SA at the next Digital Day Switzerland on September 3rd 2019 !

Biopôle on the road

09.09.2019 09:00 | BASEL LIFE: Showcasing Europe’s Excellence in Life Sciences

Organizer: Congrex Switzerland Ltd.
Venue: Congress Center Basel Switzerland
Contact for registration:

Meet Biopôle SA at Basel Life 2019 !

BASEL LIFE is Europe’s leading congress in the Life Sciences, showcasing cutting-edge science and technology.
It brings together preeminent researchers in the field, and offers talented young scientists the possibility to present themselves.
Basel is the heart of European’s Life Sciences landscape.

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12.09.2019 00:00 | Convergence in Oncology Summit 2019

Organizer: Biopôle SA and Salus Partners
Venue: Aquatis Hotel @Biopôle Lausanne


The Convergence in Oncology Summit is an international annual assembly of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors active in the field of Oncology to debate and explore synergies that can accelerate the development of the most promising solutions in the field.

From diagnostics to therapeutics, rapid change in technology innovation modifies the landscape faster than any organizations can keep up with. Convergence of technologies from mature and emerging sectors are creating new opportunities that can significantly accelerate disruptive solutions that benefit patients globally.

The principal aim of this Summit is to promote development of new solutions through convergence and sharing of opportunities in the field of Oncology. The Summit is organized by professionals for professionals and we look forward to welcoming you to Lausanne, Switzerland, for networking and sharing of knowledge among industry leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and investors.



Biopôle on the road

05.10.2019 08:00 | 19th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum

Organizer: Sachs Associates
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Contact for registration:

Meet Biopôle SA at the 19th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum

The 19th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum is recognised as the leading international stage for those interested in investing and partnering in the biotech and life science industry. This highly transactional event draws together an exciting cross-section of early-stage/pre-IPO, late-stage and public companies with leading investors, analysts, money managers and pharma licensing executives. Supported and designed by leading figures within Europe’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry, this event will once again be covered by our regular media partners. We expect over 700 delegates  and over 100 presenting companies, and 20+ pitches by seed companies.

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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.