Panel discussion

VirdisGroup Sarl

Date:April 22, 2024

Panel title

Innovate & educate: sparking biotech’s future

Panel summary

The panel will explore key strategies and initiatives aimed at fostering innovation and education within the biotechnology sector:

  • Nurturing a business mindset in scientists.
  • Improving biotech education to meet industry needs.
  • Connecting academia, industry and startups to bridge the gap between research and commercialization.

Speaker information


Nathalie Rowell, CEO, VirdisGroup


Annette Mollet, Managing Director, European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Head Education and Training (ECPM), University of Basel
Mark Illi, Co-Director, SITEM
Aksana Labokha, CEO, Rejuveron

Company profiles

VirdisGroup: Our mission is to create and build Life Science companies & teams where the talent we bring develop drugs and technologies which protect the health of all mankind.

The ECPM is an education, training and research institution, dedicated to being the leading university institute for medicines and drug development in Europe.

SITEM: Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine. The Sitem-Insel School offers continuing education programs (MAS/DAS/CAS) and standalone courses to specialists in industry, hospitals, and academia in translational medicine, biomedical entrepreneurship, and medical device regulatory affairs.

Rejuveron: a clinical-stage biotechnology company creating therapies to improve healthy aging.

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