BIOTECH ATELIER 2.0 International Event Without Analogue in Bulgaria's Biotech Field

August 28, 2019
BIOTECH ATELIER 2.0  International Event Without Analogue in Bulgaria's Biotech Field

This one-of-a-kind event in the biotechnology field in Bulgaria will bring together international experts with experience in the area of: Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs), Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in medicine, the MEGA project, personalised medicine, biomarkers and biobanking, medical practice data (RWD / RWE), clinical trials, patient advocacy, access to funding and many, many more

After the huge success and unprecedented interest in the first edition, BIOTECH ATELIER will be held for the second consecutive year with an even more impressive programme and speakers. The event will take place on 25 September 2019 at the John Atanasoff Innovation Forum at Sofia Tech Park. Again, BBLF is a partner of the event.

Again, BBLF is a partner of the event and BBLF member companies enjoy a 20% discount on each entry ticket by registering with the following promocode: BIO20SILVER.

The purpose of the initiative, organised by Prescription and the Bulgarian Association for Personalized Medicine (BAPEMED), is to once again bring together leading Bulgarian and international experts focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, catalyzing the growth and development of the Bulgarian and Southeastern European biotechnological ecosystem. The founders of BIOTECH ATELIER are convinced in the potential of life sciences and biotechnology, and believe that the key to successful development of the environment lies in the international collaboration between science and industry. Both sides will have the opportunity for a direct dialogue on the day of the event. The idea is to make the Atelier an annual event and maximise its scope and reach, both locally and internationally.

Leading scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, visionaries, futurists, investors, professionals and experts working in the area of biotechnology will attend the conference.

The first edition of the BIOTECH ATELIER in 2018 gathered 220+ participants from 15 countries. Discussions took part for more than 10 hours on 13 different topics with 29 speakers and representatives from 82 companies. We welcomed 5+ CEOs; 30+ CEOs and Managers; 20+ members of Administrative Boards; 20+ professionals in sales, marketing and business development; 30+ consultants and analysts; 10+ project managers; 10+ HR professionals; 10+ regulatory representatives and 50+ academic members.

The focus of this year's BIOTECH ATELIER 2.0 is on: Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs), AI and machine learning in medicine, the Million European Genome Alliance (MEGA) project.

In addition, key topics will be related to: personalised medicine, biomarkers and concomitant diagnostics, 'Big Data' from drug use (RWD / RWE), biobanking, patient engagement and placement at the healthcare center and system, patient advocacy , clinical trials, international partnerships and projects, funding opportunities and many, many more. Organizsers and participants will also look for ways to collaborate with IT experts, following the leading international trends.

The experts at the Biotech Atelier's final session will exchange ideas, experiences and suggestions in a discussion aimed to answer the fundamental question of the event: "Could biotechnology form 10% of Bulgarias GDP?".

Participants will have the unique opportunity to meet with and gain expertise from the list of one-of-a-kind speakers, which will allow them to raise and lead a discussion in their field.

This year, the Biotech Atelier will also organise 2 additional events - for Intellectual Property and Technological Transfer on 24 September (organised with the British Embassy) and for Computer Validation in the GMP regulatory standard (organised by Pharmalex Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Association of Qualified Persons) on 2-3 October.

The huge interest in the Biotech Atelier in 2019 reflects in the serious number of sponsors, confirmed so far: the pharmaceutical offices of Pfizer, Novartis, Astellas, Amgen, Roche, MSD in Bulgaria, Pharmalex Bulgaria, SGP Biodynamics, NM Genomix. Several other potential sponsors are in the process of negotiation.

You are welcome to join the ambitious high-end event, dedicated to the biotechnology business and science innovation in the region.

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