Euro BioHighTech 2020 - Programme

03 September

09:00 am

09:30 am

CONFERENCE OPENING

Welcome address – Organizing Committee

Michelangelo Agrusti

President, Confindustria Alto Adriatico

Diego Bravar

President, BioHighTech NET

Welcome address – Local Authorities

Roberto Dipiazza

Mayor of Trieste

Antonio Paoletti

President, CCIAA Venezia Giulia

Stefano Fantoni

President, FIT-Trieste International Foundation for Progress and Freedom of Sciences

Alessia Rosolen

Councilor of the Department of Education, Research, University, Employment, Formation and Family of the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

09:30 am

11:35 am

RESEARCH FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chairs

Sergio Paoletti - Chair

President of AREA Science Park, Trieste – ITALY

Fausto Ferrazzi - Co-Chair

CEO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

Speakers

Personalized medicine: From innovations to applications (the role of University of Trieste)

Roberto di Lenarda

Rector, University of Trieste – ITALY

Innovative projects for Health and Active Aging @ Uniud

Roberto Pinton

Rector, University of Udine – ITALY

Research and education in data science at SISSA

Stefano Ruffo

Director, SISSA-International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste – ITALY

The Role of Technology Transfer in Product Development and Innovation

Nataša Skoko

Head, Biotechnology Development Unit. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste – ITALY

Applied biotechnology – A bridge between research and markets

Isaac Vizcaino

Senior Scientist, Biotechnology Department, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

Pharmaceutical = A short evolution: R&D, Regulations and the Market

Nicola Travierso

Founder & President, Velit Biopharma Srl – ITALY

Bring together biotech startups and investors: the role of BioInItaly Investment Forum

Mario Bonaccorso

Federchimica – AssoBioTech – Referente Gruppo Tecnico Biotecnologie Industriali e Bioeconomia – ITALY

Enabling digital transformation in healthcare

Marco Gay

President, ANITEC-ASSINFORM – ITALY

Digital Transformation for Health Anitec-Assinform project to support a e-Health industrial policy

Fulvio Sbroiavacca

Director of Innovation and Governo ICT, Insiel S.p.A., Trieste – ITALY

11:40 am

01:35 pm

FROM BIOMEDICAL, IN VIVO AND IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC R&D COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS

Chairs

Miloš Ajčević - Chair

Researcher of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY

Stefano Polvi: Co-Chair BioMedical

General Manager, Logic S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

Gianpiero Spezzotti: Co-Chair In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic

Managing Director, ALIFAX S.r.l., Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

Speakers

Iort – Intra Operative Radiation Therapy Shield

Stefano Polvi

General Manager, Logic s.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

BIOSAFE – BIOfilm Sensing and Analysis For hEalth

Stefano de Monte

A.P.E. Research s.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

From NADIATOOLS R&D Project to Chemomaker- Automated Therapeutic Tools for Oncology

Paolo Giribona / Irene Lasorsa

BioValley Investments spa, Trieste – ITALY

From NADIATOOLS R&D Project to Bionanosensors

Alessandra Zanut

Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

Euleria – From R&D project to accessible and measurable telerehabilitation for everyone

David Tacconi

Ph.D. CEO & Co-founder Euleria s.r.l., Trento – ITALY

From R&D projects to the local in Vitro diagnostic of Alifax

Gianpiero Spezzotti

Managing Director, ALIFAX S.r.l., Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

R&D Projects: DOMINO (Diagnostica Ospedaliera Molecolare Innovativa in NGS per l’Oncologia)

Marko Matanović

AB ANALITICA S.r.l., Padova – ITALY

Sagitta diagnostic platform: from Human Papillomavirus to Human Coronavirus

Rudy Ippodrino

CSO and co-Founder, Ulisse BioMed S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

CASSIA – Cloud Assisted for Health and Security

Andrea Petronio

CEO, Feature Jam S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

Michelangelo Flaborea

President, Televita S.p.A., Trieste – ITALY

02:25 pm

05:00 pm

EDUCATION FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chairs

Maurizio Fermeglia - Chair

Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY

Alberto Steindler - Co-Chair

President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

Speakers

Biomedical Engineering, University education in Croatia and in other countries: Overview

Ratko Magjarević

Professor of Electronic Instrumentation and Biomedical Electronics, University of Zagreb and President Elect of IFMB – CROATIA

From the Specialization School in Clinical Engineering to the Post-Graduate Course and the Master Degree in Clinical and Biomedical Engineering – University of Trieste 1991-2020

Francesco Brun

Professor of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY

Biomedical Engineering higher education topics for public and private health environments

Cinzia Spagno

Professor, University of Trieste & Information and Communications Technology Director, ASUGI – ITALY

The importance of multidisciplinary

Pio D’Adamo

Associate Professor, Medical Genetic, University of Trieste & Biology Director, IRCCS Burlo Garofalo, Trieste – ITALY

Teaching Medical Informatics: an evolving field towards innovative care

Sara Merceglia

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and e-Health, University of Trieste – ITALY

Novel teaching strategies for health education

Serena Zacchigna

Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of the Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY

From High Performance Computing to Artificial Intelligence University education

Luca Bortolussi

Coordinator of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, University of Trieste – ITALY

From Artificial Intelligence courses to industrial collaborations

Luca Heltai

Associate Professor, SISSA & Director of the Master in High Performance Computing, SISSA and ICTP, Trieste – ITALY

IoT Training in Developing Countries: Lessons learned

Marco Zennaro

Researcher, T /ICT4D Lab, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste – ITALY

TAB, TIB, TOHC: three training programmes to keep up with the healthcare technology innovation

Alberto Steindler

President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

Multiscale modeling for innovative process and product design in the BioTech industry: the evolution of courses in UniTs

Maurizio Fermeglia

Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY

04 September

09:00 am

11:00 am

BANK, FINANCE & INSURANCE FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chairs

Vladimir Nanut - Chair

Scientific Director, MIB School of Management, Trieste – ITALY

Giovanni Loser - Co-Chair

CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

Speakers

The key role of Life Sciences in the contemporary economy and society

Francesco Cerruti

Director General, VC HUB Italia, Milano – ITALY

Venture Capital investments in Life Sciences in Italy and Europe

Alessio Beverina

Founder and Managing Partner, Panakès Partners , Milano – ITALY

Life after Covid-19: opportunities ahead?

Michele Morganti

Equity Strategist and Group Insurance Research Coordinator, Macro & Market Research Strategy, Generali Investments Europe, Trieste – ITALY

Chao Capital’s investment concept – Win – win cooperation

Song Xu Chao

President, Chao Capital Limited – HONG KONG

Local finance for business develpoment

Roberta Terpin

Senior Investment Officer, Friulia, Trieste – ITALY

Alternative funding for SMEs

Tommaso Baldissera Pacchetti

CEO, CrowdFundMe, Milano – ITALY

Tech Transfer & Deep Tech: the next industrial (r)evolution

Roberto Della Marina

Managing Partner, Venture Factory, Milano – ITALY

IAG’s Life Science investments

Giorgio Costacurta

Senior Manager, Italian Angels for Growth, Milano – ITALY

Financial resources for startup in very early stage

Elisabetta Borello

Co-Founder and VP strategies, BIO4DREAMS, Milano – ITALY

BioHighTech

Giovanni Loser

CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

11:20 am

01:20 pm

FROM INNOVATIVE COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO NEW INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS OR SERVICES

Chairs

Serena Zacchigna - Chair

Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of The Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY

Ugo Padulosi - Co-Chair

Research Director, Eurotech, Amaro – ITALY

Speakers

Interreg ARTE – The Ecosystem of Advanced Regenerative Therapies

Francesco Vitrani

Marketing Manager, VivaBioCell S.p.a., Udine – ITALY

Bio4Dreams: the business nursery in the life science

Fabio Bianco

Chief Scientific Officer, Bio4Dream S.p.A, Trieste – ITALY

Green Technologies for the Biopharmaceutical Production

Sara Raccovelli

Industrial Resarcher Transactiva S.r.l., Udine – ITALY

Pharmadiagen the first start up from a Research Hospital in Italy. What we have learned

Giuseppe Toffoli

Director Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, CRO – National Cancer Institute, Aviano – ITALY

Process simulation. Comparison between chemical and biochemical processes: examples in collaborative projects

Alfonso Nardelli

COO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

Andrea Mio

University of Trieste

Genetics, nutrition and cosmetics: aging in the best way with GENERAME

Micol Cossi Sadoch

Product Manager, G&life S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

 

Andrea Poli

CEO, O3 Enterprise, – ITALY

How biotech companies could benefit from the experience and knowledge developed at Elettra

Giovanni Birarda

Beamline Scientist, Elettra Sincrotrone, Trieste – ITALY

Virtual Biopsy and AI for Neurosurgery

Miran Skrap

Head of the Neurosurgery Operating Unit, Humanitas – ITALY

Vincent Torre

Professor, Neuroscience Area SISSA, Trieste – ITALY

Giovanni Loser

CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

IoMT Gateway for Covid-19: Clinical Distancing

Vedran Jukić

CEO, ServeNet, Trieste – ITALY

02:00 pm

03:35 pm

POLICY FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chairs

Lydia Alessio-Vernì - Chair

General Director, Agenzia lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY

Nadio Delai - Co-Chair

President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

Speakers

Lydia Alessio-Vernì

General Director, Agenzia Lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY

Cristina Benussi

Professor, Faculty of Contemporary Italian Literature, University of Trieste – ITALY

Alessandro Marcello

Head, Laboratory of Molecular Virology, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) – ITALY

Roberto Pugliesi

Deputy, General Coordinator & Coordinator, IT Group, Elettra Sincrotrone, Trieste – ITALY

Sandro Scandolo

President, BioHighTech NET – ITALY

Sandro Scandolo

Head of Scientific Programmes and Outreach, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste – ITALY

Antonello Pezzini

Representative of Confindustria Italia at European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Brussels – BELGIUM

Nadio Delai

President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

03:35 pm

05:30 pm

ROUND TABLE: HOW TO LEVERAGE COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE TOWARDS HEALTH CARE TECHNOLOGY IN TRIESTE AND FVG REGION?

Chairs

De Biase Luca - Chair

Giornalista Sole 24 Ore – ITALY

Speakers

Martina Viviani / Fausto Ferrazzi

Fundraising, Technology Transfer & Innovation Officer, ICGEB, Trieste / CEO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

Miloš Ajčević / Stefano Polvi / Gianpiero Spezzotti

Researcher of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY / General Manager, Logic S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY / CEO, ALIFAX S.r.l, Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

Maurizio Fermeglia / Alberto Steindler

Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY / President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

Vladimir Nanut / Giovanni Loser

Scientific Director, MIB School of Management, Trieste – ITALY / CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

Serena Zacchigna / Roberto Siagri

Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of the Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY / President, Carnia Industrial Park & CEO, Eurotech, Amaro – ITALY

Lydia Alessio-Vernì / Nadio Delai

Director, Agenzia Lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY / President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

05:30 pm

06:00 pm

CLOSING REMARKS

Speakers

Michelangelo Agrusti

President, Confindustria Alto Adriatico

Diego Bravar

President, BioHighTech Net 4.0, Trieste – ITALY

Massimiliano Fedriga

President of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region – ITALY