Let’s meet @Biotechnet Meet-Up 2023 Sion !

Join us on January 31, 2023  for the Biotech Meet-Up 2023 taking place in Sion (Valais-Switzerland), from 10AM to 5PM. We will be connecting with Swiss universities and research organizations active in biotech! Our CEO, Massimo Nobile will be taking part in the Panel Discussion: Public-private R&D at 2:45 PM.

Keynote speakers focusing on how digital technologies are transforming biotechnology. A panel of SMEs will discuss public-private biotech R&D. Latest research and events will be presented: a great opportunity to discuss new project ideas with key actors at Swiss universities and research organizations.

The event is free but registration is required.


23 rue de l’Industrie – Aula (Sion, Energypolis Campus)

10.00-10.15 Welcome from Laura Suter-Dick, FHNW and President, Biotechnet

10.15-11.00 Biotechnet Platform showcase:

  • Tissue Engineering -Markus Rimann, ZHAW
  • In Vitro Diagnostics -Samantha Paoletti, CSEM and Marc Pfeifer, HES-SO
  • New: Biomanufacturing (formerly Single-use technology) -Regine Eibl, ZHAW

11.00-11.15 Coffee and biobreak

11.15 – 12.30 Biotechnet Platform showcase:

  • New: Data Science – Christian Kronseder and Abdullah Kahraman, FHNW and Moritz Kirschmann, CSEM
  • Biocatalysis – Katrin Hecht, ZHAW
  • Bioresource Technologies – Philippe Corvini, FHNW
  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine – Eliane Muller, University of Bern / Insel Spital
  • Antibiotics -Markus Seeger, University of Zurich

12.30-13.45 Lunch and networking: 21 rue de l’Industrie – Cafeteria

23 rue de l’Industrie – Aula

13.45-14.15 Keynote talk, sponsored by SATW

Interpretable artificial intelligence for cancer personalized medicine: Aurelien Pelissier, IBM Research Zürich

14.15-14.45 Keynote talk, sponsored by SATW

Accelerating bioprocess development with digital twins and machine-learning: Moritz von Stosch, CIO, DataHow

14.45-15.30 Panel Discussion: Public-private R&D

  • Massimo Nobile, CEO, Swiss Biotech Center
  • Claudia Scheckel, CEO, Oncobit AG
  • Jens Kelm, CEO and Founder, PreComb

15.30-17.00 Tour, break-out discussions, and networking: 21 rue de l’Industrie

  • Tour of Energypolis HES-SO Valais-Wallis Life Technologies labs
  • Projects/collaboration ideation between members, researchers, and industry
  • Project funding Innosuisse, SNSF
  • Political and government support for biotech innovation
  • Advisory board discussions
  • Other topics based on interest

Event partners: SATW, Swiss Biotech Association, BioAlps

Information and registration on : Biotechnet Meet-Up 2023