UBISTART Tour

The Galien Foundation and UBIFRANCE join forces in order to enable, encourage and reward international partnerships between French and North American innovators within the the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technology, and healthcare industries, where innovation, scientific excellence and commercial goals are of utmost importance.

What is the UBISTART Tour?

• A selection of French & US companies

• One common interest: INNOVATION and SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE in LIFE SCIENCES

• MANY B2B MEETINGS & PARTNERING OPPORTUNITIES!

The UBISTART Tour aims to provide startups and industry professionals with essential contacts and strategic partnership opportunities.

An international jury under the auspices of the Galien Foundation Board is responsible for the selection of French participants to the UBISTART Tour.

Selection criteria for the UBISTART Tour:

• Scientific excellence
• Degree of innovation
• Response to unmet needs
• Social impact for partners
• Creativity
• Feasibility
• Economic viability
• Importance of international partnership in development strategy

Where

New York Academy of Sciences – 7 World Trade Center, 40th Floor, New York City, NY

Schedule

July 10 2014

7:30 – 8:00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45

Welcome Remarks
Pr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of the Rockefeller University and Member of the Prix Galien USA Committee

8:45 – 9:45

Candidate Project Presentation A

9:45 – 10:45

Matchmaking session 1

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00

Candidate Project Presentation B

12:00 – 1:00

Networking Lunch and keynote talk

1:00 – 2:00

Matchmaking session 2

2:00 – 3:00

Candidate Project Presentation C

3:00 – 4:00

Matchmaking session 3

4:00 –4:15

Coffee break

4:15 – 5:15

Matchmaking session 4

5:15 – 6:15

Networking Cocktail - Conclusion

July 11, 12 2014

• July 11 - Workshop « Legal aspects of developing a healthcare business in North America », followed by meetings with legal practitioners.
• July 11 and 12 - Meeting rooms will be available at 1700 Broadway, New York, NY for meeting follow-up.