Événements Biopôle

28.09.2017 12:00« From branding theory to graphic design; why also life sciences entrepreneurs should care about this !!”

Organizer: Biopôle SA, Agence Now, Vivactis Switzerland
Venue: Biopôle Building SE-A. Route de la Corniche 3 Room 1, Level -1
Contact for registration: info@biopole.ch

During a lunch break time slot Biopôle’s workshops allow their attendees to profit from an expert’s unique experience about a selected subject, and to share experiences and insights in a very convivial hands-on format.

Come and join us on our next workshop and share good food and precious learning:

“From branding theory to graphic design; why also life sciences entrepreneurs should care about this !!”


This workshop will provide you with a practical overview to learn how to build a strong brand, by interacting with two specialists of life sciences branding and graphic design. In summary:

    • Branding Theory : from product facts to the belief system (branding pyramid)
    • Reinforcing your brand in the life sciences sector
    • Dialoguing around your brand with patients
    • Building a strong communication strategy
    • Defining your visual corporate identity and your communication concept
    • Communicating on print and digital medias


Thursday September 28th
From 12:00 to 14:00
Biopôle Building SE-A. Route de la Corniche 3
Room 1, level -1

For reservations: info@biopole.ch

Valérie Fehlmann – Agence Now

Director of the NOW* – Communication Agency, Valerie Fehlmann built a career of 20+ years in the world of communication agencies and possesses extensive experience in the development of strategies.
She holds a degree in global communication, a Master of Science Degree in Mass Communication from Boston University (1995), as well as training courses in the management of international organisations from IDHEAP (1996) and digital marketing (2016).
After developing her skills in Geneva- and Lausanne-based communication agencies such as Publicis and Grey Worldwide as Project Manager, she joined Parenthèse Communication SA in 2002 as Account Director. She became the agency’s Director in 2014, rebranding it Parenthèse NOW*, then NOW* – Communication Agency in 2017.
Alongside this career in communications, Valerie Fehlmann continues to undertake training courses in individual coaching, team coaching, management, sustainable development and digital marketing.
Deeply touched by humanitarian causes, she volunteered for associations such as UNICEF and Sid’Action during her studies. Today, thanks to her position as Director, Valerie offers her agency’s pro bono communication services to various projects.

Thierry Weber, MD – Vivactis

Thierry is Founding Partner and CEO of Vivactis Switzerland (www.vivactis.ch) @Biopole, as well as Partner of Vivactis Group. Holding a doctorate and degree in medicine, he worked as a physician in various hospitals (Switzerland and South Africa). He then had the opportunity to join the pharmaceutical industry, before moving on to the medtech sector, where he held various positions in medical marketing. He presently lives in Switzerland, in the “Health Valley” area, a renowned international hub in the life sciences sector, where he frequently acts as advisor for start-ups and SMEs from this sector.

Thierry is passionate about scientific communication, medical marketing and digital health. As a side activity, Thierry is lecturer at Lausanne University Business School (HEC UNIL), in charge of the “Healthcare Strategy and Marketing” module of the Healthcare Focus. Thierry is also President of the Vaud BioMed association, which gathers mainly service providers specialized in life sciences (www.vaudbiomed.ch).