On-Floor Seminar Agenda Days 1 & 2

Thursday 16 May - Friday 17 May 2019

On-Floor Seminar: Thursday 16th May

On-Floor Seminar
10:30

Conference breaks for coffee and networking

Francesca Gliubich
Kathrin Adlkofer
On-Floor Seminar
11:00

Cellbox - The Live Cell Shipper Transport at 37°C

  • Status Quo for shipping cell cultures - Cold chain technologies.
  • From Innovation to Product - The Cellbox portable CO2 incubator as a solution for shipping live cell cultures.
  • The advantages of live cell shipping - A case study of the Cellbox in action.
Mathew Wheeler
On-Floor Seminar
11:10

VectorBuilder: A revolutionary platform for vector design, custom cloning and virus packaging

  • With over 156,000 delivered to date
  • Expansive collection of components reducing cost and turnaround time
  • High quality virus packaging: Lentivirus, Adenovirus, AAV and MMLV
Mathew Wheeler, Associate Director Of Europe, VectorBuilder
Ben Carter
On-Floor Seminar
11:20

Artificial membrane-binding proteins for cell therapies

  • The biodistribution of therapeutic cells
  • Artificial membrane-binding protein (AMBP) technology
  • Augmentation of therapeutic cells by AMBPs
Ben Carter, Chief Technology Officer, CytoSeek
On-Floor Seminar
11:30

Conference sessions resume

Hanna Berthag
On-Floor Seminar
11:50

3D bioprinting of human soft tissues

Hanna Berthag, European Sales Director, Cellink
Alex Sim
On-Floor Seminar
12:30

Synergize your culture of iPSCs for clinical regenerative medicine-your integrated solution from AMSBIO

  • Development of a regulatory approved xeno free media for iPSCs
  • Improved recombinant ECM substrates for enhanced colony expansion
  • GMP manufactured cryopreservation solutions for INDs
Adam Perriman
On-Floor Seminar
12:50

Cytoplasmic membrane re-engineering for next-gen cell therapies

    Describes a new methodology for the synthesis of novel artificial cell membrane binding proteins.Technology can be readily applied to therapeutic cells to provide tissue homing, adhesion, extracellular matrix formation and hypoxia resistance.Platform is extremely versatile and could be utilized to display virtually any protein on any cell.
On-Floor Seminar
13:10

Conference Breaks for lunch

Jeff Ross
On-Floor Seminar
13:30

Bioengineering Transplantable Whole Organs

Miromatrix is a biotechnology company engaged in the development of fully biological human organs to solve the chronic shortage of transplantable organs utilizing its patented perfusion decellularization/recellularization technology, as well as the development of the next generation of acellular based products.
Rachel Smith
On-Floor Seminar
13:40

Challenges with advanced therapies in clinical trials

Julia Schaft
On-Floor Seminar
13:50

BioRN initiatives in leveraging the unique combination of global pharma and leading academic institutions in the region

  • HAEP – a new instrument for facilitated technology transfer between SMEs, academia and global healthcare companies
  • Health Axis Europe critical mass: a large international network of innovators
  • The vibrant Rhine/Main/Neckar life science region
Fabien Moncaubeig
On-Floor Seminar
14:00

A new 3D cell culture platform (encapsulation) led to unprecedented population doubling (> x100/passage) while improving genetic stability and cell differentiation (functional neurons)

  • C-Stem™ encapsulation, cultivation and formulation platform enabled:
  • Pluripotent Stem Cell amplification factor of >100 x per passage
  • Improved iPSC genetic stability after high number of doubling
  • Dramatic improvement of neuron functionalization demonstrated on animal model
  • Scalable differentiation of iPSC into numerous cell/tissue type (cardiomyocytes, chondrocytes, gut crypt)
Fabien Moncaubeig, Chief Operating Officer, TreeFrog Therapeutics
On-Floor Seminar
14:10

Conference resumes

Poyi Huang
On-Floor Seminar
14:20

Level up your cell culture yield with deAlbumin® – an ultimate chemically-defined supplement for consistency and safety

  • An alternative to plasma HSA but without limitation: free to import and export, more accessible to biotech, lower lot-to-lot variation
  • Made by patent-pending formulation technology which guarantees precise chemical compositions.
  • Broadly applicable. It has been tested on MSC, T cells, CHO and hybridoma.
Michal Wlodarski
On-Floor Seminar
14:30

Revolutionizing Healthcare Innovation by Connecting Businesses with World-Class Academic Minds

Milos Marinkovic
On-Floor Seminar
14:40

MGMR: Versatile Nano-vehicle for Non-viral Cellular Transfection

Yiannis Kiachopoulos
On-Floor Seminar
14:50

Discover insights and save time using the world’s biggest evidence platform in Biomedicine

Sarah Tsurkan
On-Floor Seminar
15:00

Corneal Endothelial Lamellae Regeneration Therapy via Cell Sheet Engineering

On-Floor Seminar
15:15

Conference breaks for coffee and networking

On-Floor Seminar
15:20

Reserved for Future Family

On-Floor Seminar
15:40

Reserved for Israeli Society of Gene and Cell Therapy

Gopalan Narayanan
On-Floor Seminar
16:00

Best practice in successfully commercializing an academic spin-out company

  • Guidance for both the investor and University side at this early spin-out and seed investment stage to try and help each side understand the other’s perspectives.
  • Best practices from both investor and academic perspectives
  • Suggested advice of how to bridge the different starting points
On-Floor Seminar
16:40

Main conference resumes

last published: 14/May/19 13:35 GMT

On-Floor Seminar: Friday 17th May

Philip Ridley-Smith
On-Floor Seminar
10:10

Advanced Therapies: Development & Manufacturing Supply Chain

  • Do not underestimate the supply chain complexity
  • The process is evolving for all stake holders
  • Solutions are being found for manufacturing to reduce the COGS
Ruud Das
On-Floor Seminar
10:40

Novel platform technology for automated cell expansion

  • Introduction to a new bioreactor platform
  • Application examples of clinical scale cell expansion
  • Novel options for process control
On-Floor Seminar
11:00

Conference Sessions resume

Stefano Menegatti
On-Floor Seminar
11:20

Light distilleries of cells and proteins

  • Proteins and cells are bound on the adsorbent in dark and are recovered by applying light at a specific wavelength
  • This is a very innovative and safe manner to purify therapeutics that are so biochemically delicate that current purification strategies fail. We call this technology "Light distilleries of cells and proteins
Simone Dimartino
On-Floor Seminar
12:20

3D-print your own chromatographic column

  • Development of new materials compatible with downstream operations and 3D printing technology
  • Demonstration of protein capture from cell culture supernatant
  • Opportunities and challenges of 3D printed chromatography columns
On-Floor Seminar
13:05

Conference streams break for lunch

Panel discussion
On-Floor Seminar
13:05

Women in STEM Lunchtime panel discussion

Martin Birchall
On-Floor Seminar
13:50

Next generation technologies: Implantable robotics, a rapidly moving and exciting field that dovetails with advances in tissue engineering and biomaterials

Vivienne Parry
On-Floor Seminar
14:00

Inside the ethics committeewith the Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Ethics behind CRISPR and gene edited therapeutics

Join Vivienne Parry, writer and broadcaster and Ann Gallagher, professor of ethics and care, University of Surrey as they discuss a complex paediatric case
On-Floor Seminar
14:05

Conference sessions resume

Elliot Dunster
On-Floor Seminar
15:10

Brexit: the potential policy, regulatory and public affairs outcomes of Brexit and the possible implications for the life science industry

Pharmaceutical companies continue to plan for the UK’s exit from the EU. As they do, the terms on which the UK will leave - and the terms of the future relationship – remain uncertain
On-Floor Seminar
15:10

Conference sessions break for coffee

On-Floor Seminar
15:40

Conference sessions resume

On-Floor Seminar
15:40

Exhibition hall is closed, thanks for coming!

last published: 14/May/19 13:35 GMT

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