Exploring opportunities in the Italian landscape of innovation (2nd edition)

4 April 2023
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    Second edition of the workshop to explore the Italian innovation scenario in Life Sciences and its opportunities.

    After last year’s success, ‘Exploring opportunities in the Italian landscape of innovation‘ returns, an annual appointment to explore the state of the art of innovation in the Life Sciences in Italy and Eastern Europe, a ‘sparkling’ scenario full of opportunities and possible successful synergies between the world of research and industry.

    Representatives from the main Italian centers of excellence in the sector, startups, biotech companies and the national and international life science industry will be involved.

    Exploring opportunities in the Italian landscape of innovation | II edition

    This year the aim is to:

    • provide a timely overview of the main innovation opportunities generated within IRCCS institutes such as Galeazzi, Ca’ Granda and IEO
    • delve into the most virtuous case studies within regional ecosystems;
    • offer an overview of the strategic development and interaction axes between the main Eastern European innovation hubs and Italy.

    The event will end with a startup pitch session featuring innovative realities from the various ecosystems involved.

    The initiative, now in its second edition, is organized by Bio4Dreams in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen Italia and Federated Innovation @MIND | area tematica Life Science & Healthcare.

    The event will take place live and online on 21st April 2023 starting at 10:00 AM at the Cascina Triulza Auditorium @ MIND – Milano Innovation District.

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    • Igor Di Biaso, CEO @ Arexpo
    • Diego Valazza, Business Development Director @ Lendlease
    • Alessandro Venturi, President @ IRCCS San Matteo, introduce la sezione dedicata al network degli IRCCS
    • Laura Spinardi, Head of Technology Transfer Office @ IRCSS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
    • Giovanni Lombardi, Head of the Laboratory of Experimental Biochemistry & Molecular Biology @ IRCSS Ospedale Galeazzi
    • Emilia Belfiore, Head of R&D Office @ IRCSS NeuroMED
    • Marzia Fumagalli, Head of Technology Transfer Officer @ IRCCS IEO
    • Marcella Origgi, Early Innovation Partner Italy @ Johnson & Johnson Innovation, presenta alcuni esponenti dell'ecosistema regionale italiano
    • Lydia Alessio-Vernì, General Director @ Agenzia Lavoro & SviluppoImpresa  Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia
    • Fabrizio Clermont, Director @ Assessorato sviluppo economico, formazione e lavoro  
Regione Autonoma Valle d'Aosta
    • Vincent Mauroit, Director of Innovation & Tech Transfer @ NOI TechPark Bolzano
    • Fabio Bianco, Chief Scientific Officer @ Bio4Dreams
    • Lukasz Kutrzeba, Director Business Development @ Jagiellonian Center of Innovation | Krakow, Poland
    • Guntis Rubins, Head of the Representative Office in Italy @ Investment and Development Agency of Latvia | Latvia
    • Bobby Kaura, Seed Investment & Ecosystem Development @ Illumina for Startups
    • Vincenzo Bartoli, Vicepresident @ Federated Innovation @MIND
    • Marco Pizzi, Director of Research @ Eltek
    • David Tacconi, Founder & CEO @ Euleria Health
    • Alessio Pietracupa, Founder & CEO @ Evotion
    • Daniele Gulic, Founder & CEO @ Skyproxima
    • Marcella Origgi, Early Innovation Partner Italy @ Johnson & Johnson Innovation, e Fabio Bianco, Chief Scientific Officer @ Bio4Dreams