ENRICH Your BIO Experience Pitch, Demo and Market Immersion

Call for Applications

ENRICH in the USA
ENRICH Your BIO Experience Pitch, Demo and Market Immersion

Call closes: May 31, 2019 – 23h59 CET

 

Are you already participating at the BIO International Convention, June 3-6, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA? Then our ENRICH in the USA Pitch, Demo and Market Immersion might be what you are looking for.

In partnership with the Enterprise Europe Network, Temple University, the Wistar Institute, and the University City Science Center, ENRICH in the USA is launching a call for EU early stage entrepreneurs & researchers looking for partnering and investment opportunities in the US for biotech, lifesciences and e-health innovation during BIO.

This program is leveraging the ENRICH in the USA Hubs and Ambassadors of the Greater Philadelphia to optimize your trip during the BIO International Convention.

DateEvents
Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31

8:30 am - 5:00 pm every day

Life Science Market Exploration powered by the University City Science Center, 3675 Market St #400, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Place is limited – reserved to innovators looking to launch activities in the US within the next 12 months

 

05/28: Life Sciences & Med Tech in the US – Market Overview

  • Doing business in the U.S.
  • Case studies on successful US expansion of Life Sciences and Med Tech companies.
  • Round table with State Commerce Department and success cases
  • Localization of your product and service
  • Pitch practice (in groups) with local advisors/mentors, and industry experts

05/29: Legal aspects

  • Legal incorporation options: Overview and individual consultation
  • Visa status and visa issues: Overview and individual consultation
  • IP exploration and protection: Overview and individual consultation
  • Pitch practice (in groups) with local advisors/mentors

05/30: Local Operation

  • Accounting/tax/HR: Overview and individual consultation
  • Regulatory and compliance: Overview and individual consultation
  • Creating eco-system for business development and sales and leveraging conferences for maximum impact
  • Venture Café @ Quorum, Industry night - 3675 Market Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104

05/31: Access to Funding

  • Funding structures and programs in US
  • Round table with local funding ecosystem
  • Lunch with investors
  • Dealing with payers
  • Pitch to investors, feedback
  • Cocktail hour with mentors/investors at Coral Homes at 205 Race St in Old City
Saturday June 1

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Powered by the University City Science Center

Set up in the North East, next steps discussion in small groups, 3675 Market St #400, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sunday June 2

10 am - 4 pm

ENRICH in the USA – Pitch training with the participation of National Institute of Health, NCI

8 am – 5 pm

Boston Biotechnology Summit – the Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA, USA 19104. Registration fees not included - online registration needed.

  • The Wistar Institute Model for Collaboration and Curing Chronic Diseases
  • The Evolution of Collaboration in Biopharma
  • Collaborating in the Era of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Digital Health; What Innovative Treatments are We Capable of Optimally Delivering to Patients, Globally?
  • Which Collaborative Approaches will Improve CNS: Central Nervous System, Neurological and Aging-related Complications?
  • Pitch session
  • Have we optimized the Potential of Immune-Based Treatments in Infectious Diseases, Chronic Inflammation & Oncology?
  • Pitch session

5:30 pm – 9 pm

Welcome Reception at CIC powered by BusinessFrance, 3675 Market St #300, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Monday June 3

07:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presentation of the Ecosystem and existing transatlantic relationship, Temple University Center City (TUCC), 1515 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Networking breakfast powered by Lyon Biopôle Delegation

Guest speakers:

  • Stefan Willemsen, CEO of Biomérieux: Biomérieux strategy in the US - example of company acquisition (Invisible Sentinel)
  • Thierry Abribat, CEO of Alizé Pharma 3: Building a transatlantic biotech specialized in rare endocrine and metabolic diseases.

Panel discussions powered by BusinessFrance

  • 9:00 am - 10:15 am – Diversity: A business imperative for the Life Science Industry. Guest speaker: Bill Sibold, CEO of Sanofi Genzyme
  • 10:30 am – 11:45 am – CAR-T therapies

 

11:30 am - 04:30 pm

Cancer Cluster Showcase & Pitches, Convention Center 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 10107 USA

Free event – online registration needed

Tuesday June 43:00 pm - 6:00 pm

BIO Convention - European Commission pavilion: booth #2701 powered by Enterprise Europe Network

 

3:00 pm: Pitch Session #1 of EU and US startups (3 min + 1 min Q&A)

4:00 pm: European Medicines Agency: International cooperation and SME support

Guest speakers:

  • Dr. Tania Teixeira - European Medicines Agency Liaison Official at the U.S. FDA
  • Leonor Enes - Scientific Officer - SME Office - European Medicines Agency
  • Isabelle Pottier - Enterprise Europe Network representative in Europe.

5:30 pm: European Commission Cocktail event

 

6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm

Collaborate with Temple University and Overview of its SBDC incubator and new GlobalAccess Soft-landing program for European entrepreneurs

Private VIP event, by invitation only, XIX at the Bellevue - 200 S Broad St 19th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Wednesday June 53:00 pm - 6:00 pm

BIO Convention - European Commission pavilion: booth #2701 powered by Enterprise Europe Network

 

3:00 pm: How to collaborate with NIH and DoD for technology commercialization with the support of European initiatives? 

Guest speakers:

  • Barry Datlof, Chief, Business Development & Commercialization, Medical Tech Transfer, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • Michael Salgaller, Supervisor, Invention Development and Marketing Unit, Technology Transfer, Center National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health

4:00 pm:Pitch Session #2 of EU and US startups (3 min + 1 min Q&A)

    5:30 pm: European Commission Cocktail event

    Thursday June 6

    10:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Debrief and Individual meetings - European Commission pavilion: booth #2701 – at the Convention Center

     

    4:00 pm: Venture Café @ Quorum, Industry night -  3675 Market Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104

     

    For questions regarding the Pitch, Demo and Market Immersion at BIO 2019 - by ENRICH in the USA, please register on F6S or contact Sebastien Torre and Blandine Chantepie-Kari by May 31.

     

    Contacts:

    NameContact Details
    Sebastien Torrestorre@eaecouncil.com  
    Blandine Chantepie-Kariblandine@eaecouncil.com

     

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