LIFE SCIENCES OPEN SECTORIAL PROGRAMMING AT CASA RIO

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  • Posted on April 8, 2016


    LIFE SCIENCES OPEN SECTORIAL PROGRAMMING AT CASA RIO

    The first sectorial conference of Casa Rio, discussing Life Sciences, will be on April 13, at Museu do Amanhã. In focus is the area of Biotechnology, which should generate R$ 445 billion worldwide by 2019, according to a study conducted by JP Morgan.

    In Brazil the Biotech sector is bolstered by the new Science, technology and Innovation Legal Framework, and the country should jump from 10th to 5th in the sector rankings in the next three years. The investments of companies to conduct qualified research in universities jumped from R$ 700.000 to R$ 215 million in eight years in Brazil(2006 – 2014) and in 2014 alone over 900 technology transfer contracts were established between universities and private sector, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

    CASA RIO LIFE SCIENCES PROGRAMMING – APRIL 13

    Among the Life Science keynote speakers at Casa Rio is Michael Rosen, specialist in global business development and life science clusters. Along with Rosen, there will be executives from multinational pharma and biotech companies, as well as researchers and authorities in charge of formulating public policy.

    8:00 – 9:15 AM REGISTRATION AND WELCOME BREAKFAST

    9:15 – 9:40 AM OPENING REMARKS BY AUTHORITIES

    – Ogari Pacheco – President of Brazilian Association of the Industry of Fine Chemicals & Biotechnology (ABIFINA)

    9:40 – 10:50 AM SESSION 1 – BIOTECHNOLOGY

    9:40 – 10:00 AM FUTURE FLASH WITH BIOTECH THINKER

    Michael Rosen – Partner Aagami Inc.; Professor Global Biotechnology at Northwestern University; CEO Rosen Bioscience Strategies (USA)

    10:00 – 10:50 AM PANEL WITH LIFE SCIENCE LEADERS

    Moderated by Maria Sueli Felipe – Innovation Coordinator at ABDI

    – Reginaldo Arcuri – President at Farma Brasil

    – Antonio Britto – CEO at Interfarma

    – Andrew Simpson – Scientific Director at Orygen

    – João Paulo Pieroni – Head of Department at BNDES

    – Renato Porto – Director at ANVISA

    10:50 – 12:00 PM SESSION 2 – CLINICAL RESEARCH

    10:50 – 11:10 AM FUTURE FLASH WITH CLINICAL TRIALS THINKER

    11:10 – 12:00 PM PANEL WITH CLINICAL TRIALS LEADERS´

    Moderated by Maria Celeste Emerick – Chief of Staff at Fiocruz

    – Camila Diaz – Site Development Manager at Roche

    – Luis Eduardo Carolli – CEO Bio Zeus

    – Fernanda Tovar-Moll – Chief Executive at IDOR – D’Or Institute for Research and Education

    – Robert Binder – Criatec Fund Manager and Owner

    – Betina Durovni – Undersecretary at Rio de Janeiro Health Secretariat

    To watch the event’s panels live, please click the link.

    More information:

    PEDRO HOLLANDA – phollanda@rio-negocios.com

    Telephone: (21) 3031-4004

    MARISA BASTOS – mbastos@rio-negocios.com

    Telephone: (21) 3031-4015



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