BioConvergence Collaboration Opportunities with the Fraunhofer Life Science Group



Time Zone

14/10/2020 - 21/10/2020

Target Audience

Target Audience

CEOs, CTO, Business Development
Incubators, accelerators, entrepreneurs, startups, companies


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About the Event

As part of the National BioConvergence Program, we will hold a webinar with Fraunhofer’s Life Science Group to disclose collaboration opportunities and to promote the future of healthtech solutions supported by the Israel Innovation Authority's funding channels. 


12:00 - 12:05

Gathering & welcome

12:05 - 12:15

The BC national program and funding opportunities for international collaboration between Fraunhofer and the Authority

Anya Eldan, VP Israel Innovation Authority and Head of BioConvergence (BC) program

12:15 - 13:25

The Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences and Innovation Strategies

Dr. Claus-Dieter Kroggel - Head of Central Office, Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences

12:25 - 12:35

Funding opportunnities - details

Dr. Aviv Zeevi, VP Israel Innovation Authority and Head of its Technological Infrastructure Division

12:35 - 13:15

Fraunhofer Selected Bio-Convergence Applied Research Projects ready for commercialization

  • Smart Biomedical Engineering for Precision Medicine
    Prof. Dr. Steffen Rupp, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Deputy Director, Head of Business Area Health 
  • Department of Diagnostics - RIBOLUTION Biomarker Center: Innovative biomarker development and a Corona field study"
    Prof. Dr. Friedemann Horn, Head, Department of Diagnostics & RIBOLUTION Biomarker Center, Fraunhofer-Institute of Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI Department of Diagnostics 
  • Integrated platform for liquid biopsy-based personalized cancer medicine
    Dr. Kamran Honarnejad, Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM 
  • Automation and digitalization for life science workflows
    Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Traube, Department for Automation and Bioproduction,Fraunhofer-Institut for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
13:15 - 13:30

Q&As – by the audience


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