BPTS 2017 Agenda

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The event is divided into four morning sessions, from Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd of September.

 

 

TUESDAY, 19TH OF SEPTEMBER

 

THE DRUGS OF TOMORROW: PEPTIDES AND ITS FUTURE IN THERAPEUTICS
 
8:30 – 8:45                             Welcome
                                                 Teresa Tarragó
                                                 CEO, Iproteos
 
8:45 – 9:00                             Barcelona Science Park presentation
                                                 Ignasi Belda
                                                 General Director, Parc Científic de Barcelona
 
9:00 – 10:00                           Peptides for molecular recognition at the surface of protein therapeutic targets
                                                 Ernest Giralt
                                                 Head of Chemistry Program, IRB Barcelona
 
10:00 – 11:00                        Prolyl Oligopeptidase inhibition as a novel target for the treatment of Cognitive Impairment
                                                Associated to Schizophrenia
                                                 Roger Prades
                                                 CSO, Iproteos
 
11:00 – 11:30                        Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 12:30                        Characterization of protein interactions of biological interest: insights from computational models
                                                 Chiara Pallara
                                                 Computational chemist, Iproteos
 
12:30 – 13:30                        Blood-Brain Barrier Shuttle Peptides: An Emerging Tool for Brain Delivery
                                                 Meritxell Teixidó
                                                 Research Associate, IRB Barcelona
 
 
 
WEDNESDAY, 20TH OF SEPTEMBER
 
 
FROM THE BENCH TO THE MARKET: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE THERAPEUTIC DEVELOPMENT
 
9:00 – 10:00                           Leukos Biotech, from basic science to market
                                                  Enrique Llaudet
                                                  CEO, Leukos Biotech
 
10:00 – 11:00                        From protein engineering to novel immuno therapies against cancer
                                                  Miquel Vila-Perelló
                                                  CSO & CEO, ProteoDesign
 
11:00 – 11:30                        Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 12:30                        ZeClinics: From bench to market using zebrafish
                                                  Javier Terriente
                                                  CSO, Zeclinics
 
12:30 – 13:30                        The scientist and the CFO: the unlikely couple that will set your company up for success
                                                  Xavier Sansó
                                                  CFO, Iproteos
 
 
 
THURSDAY, 21ST OF SEPTEMBER
 
 
THE PILLARS OF THE BIOTECH: BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS FOR MARKET SUCCESS
 
 
9:00 – 10:00                           The VC side of the Start-up life: Ups and Downs x10
                                                  Alex Casta
                                                  Investment manager in Life Sciences, Caixa Capital Risc
 
10:00 – 11:00                        Is internationalization the key to success?
                                                  Pascal Nizet
                                                  Managing Director, Pharmaphenix
 
11:00 – 11:30                        Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 12:30                        The Biotech start-up Kit
                                                  Esther Riambau
                                                  Head of Business Creation at the Innovation and Knowledge Transfer Unit, Fundació Bosch i Gimpera
 
12:30 – 13:30                        How to benefit from the R&D public support in Europe?
                                                  Antoine Abbatucci
                                                  International Coordinator, F.Iniciativas
 
 
 
FRIDAY, 22ND OF SEPTEMBER
 
 
SCIENCE COCKTAIL: MIXING PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUNDS
 
9:00 – 11:00                           Round table on Career Opportunities
                                                  Irene Espelta (Mind the Byte), Cristina Cano (F.Iniciativas), Rosa Pujo (Scientific Translator),
                                                  Martí Jiménez (TEI BIO Barcelona), Macarena Sánchez (IRB Barcelona), Javier Selva (IBEC),
                                                  Ainhoa Tolentino (Onyriq)
 
11:00 – 11:30                        Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 12:30                        The exciting journey of being a biotech entrepreneur
                                                  Teresa Tarragó
                                                  CEO, Iproteos
 
12:30 – 13:30                        Scientific Monologues
                                                  Big Van Ciencia
 
13:30 – 13:45                        Concluding remarks
                                                  Teresa Tarragó
                                                  CEO, Iproteos
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