Galicia
Biodays
Program

2024

8:00 – 9:00

Credential Pickup

9:00 – 9:30

Bioplastics: Applications of PLA and Its End-of-Life Options

Main Hall

  • Jenifer Mitja, Application Specialist Bioplastics/PLA at Total Energies Corbion

9:30 – 10:30

The role of PERTEs in fostering public-private collaboration in R&D&I

Main Hall

  • Cutting-Edge Health PERTE – Raquel Yotti, Commissioner
  • Agri-food PERTE – Jordi Carbonell, Commissioner
  • Circular Economy PERTE – Alex Dorado Nájera, Commissioner

Moderated by: David Regades, State Delegate in the Vigo Free Trade Zone Consortium (CZFV)

10:30 – 11:00

European Health Data Space

Main Hall

  • Ofelia de Lorenzo, President of the Spanish Association of Health Law

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break ☕️

Main Hall

LONZA

11:30 – 12:30

Roundtable: Clusters as a Tool to Boost Business Competitiveness

Main Hall

  • Ion Arocena, CEO at Asebio
  • Javier Selva, CEO at CataloniaBIO & HealthTech
  • Zara Pons, Managing Director at BIOIB
  • Idoia Muñoz, Managing Director at Basque Health Cluster

Moderated by: Loli Pereiro, Bioga Manager

Bioga

12:30 – 13:30

Roundtable: Technological Sovereignty and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Main Hall

  • Andrés Fernández, Director at Zendal
  • Fernando Rodríguez Martín, Site Head Lonza Porriño
  • Ana Vieta, Directora Área Científico Técnica de Kern-Pharma
  • Isabel Amat, Global Head of Innovation and Pipeline Management en Reig Jofre

Moderated by: Carme Pampín, Vice-President of Bioga and CEO of GalChimia

13:30 – 14:30

Roundtable: Entrepreneurship in the Biotech Sector

Main Hall

  • Esther Riambau, CEO, Co-Founder & Board Member at Oniria Therapeutics / Co-Founder and Board Member at Gate2Brain
  • Bosco Emparanza, CEO & Co-Founder at MOA Foodtech
  • Desirée Teijeiro, CSO at Libera Bio
  • Santi Domínguez, CEO al Mestrelab Research

Moderated by: Manuel Lolo, Global CEO at AMSlab Group

14:30 – 16:00

Break 🍽️

16:00 – 16:30

How can science help bringing alternative proteins mainstream?

Main Hall

  • Remco van Es, Protein Consultant

16:30 – 17:30

Round table: Omics technologies and protein coexistence for innovation in the food industry

Main Hall

  • ANFACO-CECOPESCA
  • AINIA
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17:30 – 18:30

Round table: New Genetic Modification Techniques (NGMTs) as a key tool for sustainable agriculture in the EU

Main Hall

  • Federico Grau, CEO de Made In Plant.
  • Gonzaga Ruiz de Gauna, Manager at Biovegen.
  • Diego Orzáez, Researcher at the Institute of Plant Molecular and Cell Biology.
  • Ana Judith Martín de la Fuente, Secretary of the Interministerial Council on GMOs. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

Moderated by: Laura Zacarés, Head of Technology Transfer at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Plants (IBMCP)

19:00 – 21:00

¡BioAfter Wrok! 🥂🎸

Terrace

After an intense day of conferences, meetings and activities, it’s time for fun!

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8:00 – 9:00

Credential Pickup

10:00 – 10:30

Presentation of the Master’s Degree in Biotechnological Business Management

BioTalent

10:30 – 11:00

The Research Career Path, H4SR Strategy

BioTalent

  • Lorena Muñoz, CEO at Effectia Innovation Solutions

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break ☕️

Main Hall

LONZA

11:30 – 14:00

BioInternational Insights – Bioregions Pitch

BioTalent

  • Japan: Andrea Pensado, Manager of R&D Programs at OIST Innovation
  • United Kingdom: Liz Fletcher, Director of Business Engagement and Operations at IBioIC
  • Italy: Chiara Caucino, Junior Project Manager / Business Developer at Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero
  • Canada: Aurora Polo, Trade Comissioner, Consulate of Canada in Barcelona, Government of Canada
  • Morocco: David Garay, Director of Igape’s Antenna in Morocco
  • France: Adeline Jacob, Europen projects Manager at Biotech Santé Bretagne
  • India: Garima Arora, Representative of the Indo-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and Associate Director of Axperia Ventures
  • Portugal: Simão Soares, President at P-BIO – Associação Portuguesa de Bioindústria
  • United States: Speaker to be confirmed

14:00 – 14:30

STEM Career Opportunities

BioTalent

  • Gijs Jochems, General Manager at Promega Biotech Iberica

14:30 – 16:00

Break 🍽️

16:00 – 16:30

Raman Spectroscopy as a PAT tool for Bioprocesses

BioTalent

  • Endress+Hauser
E+H

8:00 – 9:00

Credential Pickup

10:00 – 10:30

Challenges for the biotech sector in the technology transfer process

BioInvestor

  • Dina Chaves, Group Consultancy Officer en Clarke Modet

10:30 – 11:00

Funding for R&D&I Projects in the Biotechnology Sector

BioInvestor

  • Cristina González, Health Business Leader de FI Group
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11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break ☕️

Main Hall

LONZA

11:30 – 14:30

Elevator Pitch: Project Presentations

BioInvestor

14:00 – 16:00

Break 🍽️

BioInvestor

16:00 – 17:00

Workshop on the generation of regulatory roadmaps for biotech projects

BioInvestor

  • Javier Raboso. Regulatory preclinical expert. Head of R&D&I at KONEXIO BIOTECH CONSULTING
  • Marta Valverde. Expert in clinical trials. Head of Clinical Operations at KONEXIO BIOTECH CONSULTING
  • Alberto Carazo. Expert in pharmaceutical manufacturing and quality. Business Development Manager at KONEXIO BIOTECH CONSULTING
  • Andrea Romero. Expert in Regulatory Affairs of biotechnological products. Director of KONEXIO BIOTECH CONSULTING

17:00 – 18:00

Training Workshop: Implementation of Laboratories – Essential Requirements

BioInvestor

  • Javier Arguedas, Director of Development at Integrated Lab Design (ILD)
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