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14th Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum

March 10, 2021 - March 11, 2021

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Due to the pandemic we have decided that for the first time Sachs Zurich events will be held in a digital format. This will allow us to support our community and past attendees. We will provide both the usual stimulating programme and the networking opportunities through the audio/video online meeting system. Back for its 14th Annual Edition, this global bio-pharma industry event will address through its programme the main challenges for 2021 in investment, partnering and alliance management. Key players contribute their insights in panels which cover the macro picture as well as innovation in different therapeutic sectors.The main programme for the 14th Annual ELSF is spread throughout 2 days (10th-11th of March) and will include BioCapital & Investment Day and Bio-Pharma Partnering & Therapeutics Day. The two days will feature more than 14 hours of high-level speeches, panel discussions and spotlight showcases by leading industry corporates. In addition, there is a global company showcase of 50+ presentations by established public, private, emerging and seed companies, offering innovative solutions and seeking investment and partnering opportunities. We anticipate 400+ delegates will register for the forum from all Life Sciences sectors, with the target audience being corporate and financial investors/partners, bankers and advisors.Meetings will take place from the 8th to 12th of March. Moreover, the system will be open for 12 hours a day and we expect 1500+ meetings completed over 5 days. The conference will be held in the Central European Time Zone. The digital event will consist of:BioCapital & Investment Day (Wednesday, 10th of March)

  • State of the Industry Panel
  • China Partnering & Investment Panel
  • European Equities Investment Panel
  • Accessing US Capital Markets Panel
  • VC, Private Equity & Crossover Funds Panel
  • Early Stage Innovation & Investment Panel

Bio-Pharma Partnering & Therapeutics Day (Thursday, 11th of March)

  • Pharma M&A and Partnering Panel
  • Immuno-Oncology Partnering Panel
  • Advances in Immuno-Oncology Panel
  • Platform Technologies & Novel Therapeutics Panel
  • Genetic Medicine & New Modalities Panel
  • Progress in Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Diagnostics Panel

Networking Day (Friday, 12th of March)Confirmed Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Kurt Höller, Director of Business Creation, EIT Health e.V.*
  • Nigel Sheail, Global Head of M&A and BD&L, Novartis International AG


March 10, 2021
March 11, 2021
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