UTILE Brokerage, Partnering, Investment and Networking Event
Valorisation of Research Results from Healthcare Projects
17-18 October 2019
UTILE project proposes to the invited companies opportunities to
Meet with investors, find partnerships, exchange, train and pitch!
17 October UTILE Pitching Academy (14:30 – 18:00)
18 October UTILE Workshop Valorisation of Research Results from Healthcare Projects (09:00-12:30). The agenda is the following:
09:00 Business Development and Partnering with Industry – how small companies in the life sciences can engage with large firms, Mark Wilson
10:15 Understanding and Raising Venture Capital in Health-Tech Context, Teresa Cunha, Tech Tour
11:45 How to accelerate the introduction of meaningful innovations in life sciences (Public Funding), Eleanor Dawson, ttopstart
The registration for UTILE events is still open. You are invited to apply by filling in the UTILE Self-Assessment Form on request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UTILE Pitching Academy in Health Tech specificities will support investment readiness level raising by interactive exchange between the presenters from selected UTILE companies and projects and the experienced coaches, investors and the audience (possible role play), a collaborative, practical and demonstrative exercise that will assist entrepreneurs to develop and improve specific skills according to their needs focused on pitching.
UTILE Workshop Valorisation of Research Results from Healthcare Projects and after that a Pitching Session at 13:30 where selected UTILE projects will have the opportunity to pitch in front of international investors and industry representatives.
- The panel Understanding and Raising Venture Capital in Health-Tech Context will explore how technologies that bring more value to healthcare can match the mandate of venture capitalists and how the latter operate; how investors influence the technologies that make their way into healthcare systems; what capital investors identify as valuable and what is the link with important health needs; the level of congruence between a given health tech venture and the mandate of venture capital.
- Business Development and Partnering with Industry panel is designed to attract and to maximise opportunities for interaction, network and business development with potential partners, investors and collaborators and leading business coaches and mentors. The speaker will introduce the topic by interactive presentation, followed by discussion and exchange on concrete cases from the audience.
- How to accelerate the introduction of meaningful innovations in life sciences (Public Funding) theme will be aimed at understanding types and programmes for supporting health-tech projects and companies, as well as specific tools and mechanisms in using public finance.
As a registered participant in the UTILE Brokerage, Partnering, Investment and Networking event you also have free access to connected opportunities, part of the Tech Tour Healthcare Venture Forum 2019 in the frame of Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2019.
You are also invited to attend Business to Business meetings of the main event Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2019 from 09:30 on the 17 October. Please register here for full access and opportunity to book one-to-one meetings.
The UTILE project (the EU-Health Innovation Marketplace) is funded by the EC and aims to analyse the results of all finished Health projects within FP7 and H2020, as well as identify and provide support services to projects with research results with the highest potential for further valorisation and exploitation.
The 2019 edition of the Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2019 is promoted and organized by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and Municipality of Trieste with the technical support of CBM and Area Science Park, in collaboration with the ALISEI National Technology Cluster for Life Sciences. The initiative is linked to the Enterprise Europe Network, established by the European Commission in 2008 to support the growth, innovation and internationalization of companies, and particularly SMEs, in over 60 European and non-European countries.
Besides the above UTILE offered opportunities, projects will also benefit from free access (separate registration required) to connected opportunities part of the main event Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2 The will take place in Magazzino Molo IV in Trieste (location: Molo IV – Corso Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 3, 34132 Trieste, Italy).
You will need to book and pay for your own accommodation and travel.
We hope to see you in Trieste!