09.00-09.20 Opening keynote by Arvind Gupta
SECTION 1: ”It all comes back to Science – Science is the basis”
09.20-09.30 KEYNOTE 1: Ari Helenius, Role of Basic Science in Society
09.30-09.35 KEYNOTE 2: Pekka Katajisto, Stem cell-based strategies to counter aging.
09:35-09.40 KEYNOTE 3: Yrjö Helariutta, Designing carbon allocation for food and wood.
09.40-09.45 KEYNOTE 4: Jorijntje Henderiks, Marine algae as recorders of climate change
09:45-09.50 KEYNOTE 5: Axel Cleeremans, Benefits of interdisciplinary research
SECTION 2: “You’ll never walk alone – Company collaboration”
10.00-10.10 KEYNOTE 6: Melinda Richter, Company scouting
10.10-10.20 KEYNOTE 7: Jared Josleyn, How are companies revolutionizing healthcare via digitization and what part does research have in it
10.20-10.30 KEYNOTE 8: Craig Garner, Mentoring researchers to full-fedged entrepreneurs
SECTION 3: “Starting up – Startups and Investors”
10.35-10.45 KEYNOTE 9: Elsa Sotiriadis, Director at RebelBio UK. Why invest in science based business?
10.45-11.00 STARTUP PITCHES: 2Eyes Vision, Frategene and Helsieni
11:00-11.20 SHOWCASE: Nightingale, TBA, Openwater.in and Blueprint Genetics
11.25-11.45 INVESTOR PANEL: So, you want to start a business! Nina Rawal, Sanjay Saxena.
11.50-12.00 CLOSING WORDS: Vincenzo Cerullo. The perfect chemistry: ERC + Helsinki University + Slush
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