Panel discussion

Financing Swiss Biotech

Time:14:30 – 15:15

Panel title

Financing Swiss Biotech: From Grants to IPOs

Panel summary

What partners, instruments and platforms support Swiss biotech companies in funding the development of innovative technologies and therapies ?
Key-topics: European Research Grants fostering R&D; Swiss Biotech Ventures web-based platform supporting all investment cycles along the R&D value-chain; SIX Sparks enabling SME-IPOs in Switzerland.

Speaker information


Thomas Heimann, Deputy General Secretary / Head Operations & Investment Solutions, SECA – Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association / HBM Partners AG


  • Sasha Hugentobler, National Contact Point, Euresearch, Euresearch
  • Carsten Laue, Carsten Laue, Funding & Community Platform, Swiss Biotech Association
  • Fabian Gerber, Senior Relationship Manager Primary Markets, SIX Group

Company profile

Fostering opportunities for the Swiss Biotech Cluster

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