Programme

10:00 – 11:00                      Registration & Welcome Coffee

11:00 – 11:30                        Opening Remarks & Introduction
                                                 Michèle Ollier, Partner, Index Ventures

11:30 – 12:10                         From Academic to Bio-Entrepreneur
                                                 David Grainger, Founder, E3Bio, STX Pharma, X01

12:10 – 12:50                        Student entrepreneurship
                                                 Xavier Duportet, Founder, Hello Tomorrow and Phagex

12:50 – 14:20                       Buffet Lunch

14:20 – 15:00                      What does a VC do?
                                                 Kevin Johnson, Executive Chairman, Levicept

15:00 – 15:40                       A team approach to drug discovery -learnings from the early days
                                                 Patrick Amstutz, COO and Co-Founder, Molecular Partners

15:40 – 16:20                      Coffee break

16:20 – 17:00                      Panel: The French Biotech Startup Scene – resources to help you
                                                Cécile Tharaud, CEO, INSERM Transfert Initiative

                                                Isabelle Buckle, EVP, Institut Pasteur
                                                Xavier Apolinarski, President, SATT Paris-Saclay

17:00 – 17:30                       The importance of Differentiation
                                                 Giovanni Mariggi, Principal, Index Ventures

17:30 – 17:45                        Q&A Closing Remarks                                        

17:45 – 19:00                         Networking drinks

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