Russian BioMed Day in the Valley
Friday, June 22, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We would like to invite you to a “Russian BioMed Day in the Valley” that offers a unique opportunity to learn about investment and partnerships with Russian scientists, medical experts and technologists through The Skolkovo Foundation - Russia’s flagship innovation project.
“Russian BioMed Day in the Valley” is a half-day event organized by the Skolkovo Foundation, Elsevier Business Intelligence Group (publishers of In Vivo, Start-Up, Medtech Insight, and The Gray Sheet), Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, LLP and Life Sciences Angel Network.
Focus & Mission: With funding from the Russian government, The Skolkovo Foundation opens up previously untapped opportunities to invest in research, collaboration and partnerships in the areas of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, Bioinformatics, Functional and Structural Genomics, and Drug Discovery ventures.
Why Attend? By fostering an ecosystem of excellence around biotechnology and medical innovation, the Skolkovo Innovation Center’s Biomedical Cluster is bringing together leading international scientists using the latest facilities and techniques to produce cutting-edge research and innovative technologies.
In this informative, interactive half-day program, you’ll be introduced to key Skolkovo officials and some of the best of the innovative technologies coming out of the Foundation and Russia today.
It’s a one-of-a-kind chance to gain an inside look at a powerful engine of innovation.
8:30-9:30am Breakfast and Keynote Address - Skolkovo’s BioMed Cluster
9:30-10:30am Company presentations (Russian technologies)
10:30-10:45am Coffee break
11:00-12:00pm Round Table - (Russian and US investors, pharmaceutical and device industry
12:00pm Adjourn and Networking Lunch
*This event is by invitation only, participation is free and limited.