Symposium on Towards a Stronger Bioeconomy: Priorities and Collaborations in Biotechnology
Under the auspices of Health Institutes of Turkey (TUSEB) , “Symposium on Towards a Stronger Bioeconomy: Priorities and Collaborations in Biotechnology” will be held on April 18-19, 2019 at Istanbul LütfiKırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center in tandem with “Cleanroom”, “Biotecnica”, “PharmaNext” and “Analytech” Exhibitions.
The aims of this Symposium are providing an exclusive platform for forming collaboration networksamong universities, public institutions, start-ups and industrial companiesworking on health biotechnology, pharmaceutics, advanced therapy medicinal products, biomaterials and medical devices, and determining the needs and solutions for advancing the R&D studies and production technologies in the field of healthcare.Different actors of biotechnology ecosystem will be brought together during the Exhibitions and Symposium which will provide opportunities not only to evaluate the global tendencies in biotechnology but also to discuss the destination of Turkey in bioeconomy, a globally hot topic.
The Symposium will consist of six sessions including “Biotechnological Drugs”, “New Approaches to Gene and Cell Therapies”, “Innovative Developments in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering”, “Innovative Approaches in Medical Devices and Diagnostic Kits”, “Investments and Incentives in Biotechnology Industry” and “Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Biotechnology”. Additionally, Joseph DAMOND, the Executive Vice President of BIO (Biotechnology Innovation Organization), will give a keynote speech on “Globally Emerging Trends inBiotechnology”. Demo Day of “BIO Start-up 2019”, a startup accelerator program on biotechnology organized by Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (AIFD) and ReDis Innovation will also take placewithin the scope of the Symposium.
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Society (BTES), Izmir International Biomedicine and Genome Institute (iBG-izmir), Industrial Relations at Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey (IEIS), Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (AIFD), Istanbul Health Industry Cluster (ISEK),ReDis Innovation and Cleanroom Technologies Society of Turkey provide corporate support to the Symposium.
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