Venue: Biocant Park, Cantanhede

Area of interest: general biotech

Type of activity: meeting/debate, guided tour

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Opening session
10:00-10:10 // Filipe Assoreira (P-BIO Chairman) and João Moura (Biocant Chairman)
10:10 – 10:40 //Biotechnology a “Smart Specialization Strategy” into Central Region, Portugal, Ana Abrunhosa (CCDRC Chairman)
Invited Keynote Internationalization
10:40-11:10 Internationalization and FDI specificities to the Biotechnology Sector, Ana Teresa Lehmann (Secretary of State of Industry)
Debate Session
11:30-12:30 opportunities and investment facilitators into the Biotech Sector- operationalization, SME’s and Government views
Moderator: André Faustino (Vice-Chairman P-BIO)
José Caldeira (ANI Chairman), Luís Filipe de Castro Henriques (AICEP Chairman), Jorge Marques dos Santos (IAPMEI Chairman), José Fernando Figueiredo (IFD Chairman), João Pereira (Magnomics CEO), Vera Moura (Treat-U CEO)
Closing session
12:30-13:00- Keynote Science by João Caraça (“Conselho Geral” Chairman, University of Coimbra and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation), book author “Do Saber ao Fazer, o Porquê de Organizar a Ciência”
Manuel Heitor – Science and Technology Minister *
13:00- Lunch
14:30- Biocant Park and Bluepharma Visit (Coimbra)*
Sponsor and partner: Bluepharma, Biocant park, Biotec@Centro

Organizer: P-BIO Portugal’s Biotechnology Industry Organization