Palma (Mallorca) from 18 to 20 November 2014
TRANSBIO SUDOE – Promoting innovation through the creation of public-private partnerships in research and education across the South-West European region

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Tuesday, November 18th Wednesday, November 19th Thursday, November 20th

WORKSHOP ON "Advances in Biotechnology: Societal and Ethical concerns"

TRAINING ON "Exploration and analysisis of the best practices and methods in transfer of technologies

9:30 - 9:45. Welcome

10:00 - 11:00.  Session I. New approaches, new models, new trends in Biotechnology

  • Techniques
  • Model systems
    • Rebeca Mendez (UIB): The paradox of inclusion in clinical trial research.
  • Open Innovation
    • Antonio Pineda (Principal Investigator and Program Director, CIPF): Tools for advancing in the development of personalized medicine.
    • Marc Ramis Castelltort (CEO, Tech and Business Innovation): Open Innovation & Knowledge Transfer: Aligning Processes.
    • Carlos Juiz (Associate Professor, UIB): InnovaTTion, the new Open Innovation Marketplace for Tourism and Technologies.


11:00 - 11:30.  Break


11:30 - 12:00.  Session II. Public perception of Science and Innovation

  • A sociological vision
    • Gema Revuelta (Professor, UPF).
  • Constraints to Innovations
    • Alain-Michel Boudet (UPS): Constraints to innovation.

12:00 - 12:45.  Session III. Ethical Concerns related to Biotechnological Innovation

  • Synthetic Biology - Bioengineering and Synthetic Biology, Ethical Aspects
    • François Képès (Research Director, CNRS, Genopole): Advanced Biotechnology. Ethics and Public Engagement.
  • Stem Cells and Gen therapy
    • Ramon Llull (Stem Center)
    • Maria Oliver (GenoSalut)


12:45 - 13:30.  Round Table



9:00 - 11:30. Technology Watch & Competitive Intelligence

  • Sergio Larreina (Director of Competitive Intelligence and Technology Transfer, PONS, Patentes y Marcas).


11:30 - 12:00.  Break


12:00 - 13:00. Good practices on Technology Watch

  • Rita Pastor (Technology Watch Manager, Fundación InnDEA Valencia): Good practices on Technology Watch and Patent Analysis - Practical case.



13:00 - 15:00. Lunch (included)


15:00 - 18:00. Technological evaluation (methodologies)

  • Christian Massus (Marketing Manager, SATT of Bordeaux)
  • Eva Martín (Founder, Kinrel): Using Lean Canvas & Lean Start-up to validate business models in biomedicine.


9:00 - 11:30. Approach to business

  • Luis Ruiz (CEO, Spherium Biomed, a Ferrer & Janus Company): Spherium Biomed, making business out of the Valley of Death.


11:30 - 12:00.  Break


12:00 - 13: 00. Round Table: Tech Transfer Networks






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