Day 1
May 23rd, 2018
Day 2
May 24th, 2018

Opening ceremony

Oficial opening ceremony of BioForum 2018.

New Directions in the Biosciences and Bioethics

Keynote lecture
Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D.

Boost your CV and recruitment skills

How to prepare a good CV? What are frequently asked questions during the biotechnology recruitment interview?

Biotechnology Development Strategy

In October 2017, in the Presidential Palace, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda announced that biotechnology is one of the technologies of the future. In reference to this, Paweł Borys...
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Biotechnology and medicine in post genomic era

Lecture:  Effect of genomics on drug discovery process, Maciej Wieczorek, CEO Celon Pharma
Maciej Wieczorek, Ph.D.
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

Life sciences startup environment across the CEE

According to Startup Poland, startups from the natural sciences, health, and biotechnology sectors are among the top five most popular in Poland. But is it similar in other CEE countries?...
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How to create commercial value of biotechnology R&D projects?

A comprehensive assessment of the commercial potential of R&D projects helps to reduce the risk resulting from the adoption of misguided investment decisions, revealing the strengths and weaknesses of the...
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Bio-Tech Consulting

The career path for life sciences students

A seminar where representatives from universities and industry will step by step present you their careers. Speakers: Maciej Spuś, Biotechnology Laboratory Coordinator at Polfarmex, will speak about work in R&D in...
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Bioethics session – lectures

Human genomic DNA analysis – ethical questions that have to be answered, Tad Pacholczyk Ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetic intervention in human reproduction, Marta Soniewicka Human genomic DNA...
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Bioethics session – panel discussion

“Genetic privacy” in the post-genomic era. Moderator Błażej Kmieciak
13:00 - 14:30

Lunch break

Efficient Partnerships in R&D – Pfizer’s global and local perspective

Hear about: Key areas of research for Pfizer worldwide research and development New technologies impacting healthcare – how to respond to challenges Existing partnership models of engagement Partnership opportunities and...
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IP management and protection

Hungary: Pharmaceutical patent litigation. Unified Patent Court – a fundamental change in European patent law, Eszter Szakács  Procedures and strategy to obtain a patent in USA and Canada, Lola Bartoszewicz

Closing ceremony

Official closing ceremony with the winner of Master of Innovation announcement.