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Health + Biotech 2012

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The 'Health + Biotech Brokerage event' will take place in Rome, 13 June 2012.

  • Brokerage Event
When 13 June 2012 09:00 AM to
21 June 2012 05:00 PM
Where Rome, Italy
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The event will highlight the 2013 Work Programme of the 'Health' theme of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The Programme is due to be published on 13th June 2012.

The programme will consist of plenary sessions and several parallel workshops on participating in the FP7-HEALTH-2013 call for proposals. Participants will also be able to exchange information and network at a special session where various service providers will be present.

Health+Biotech 2012

The event will bring together public and private sector research stakeholders, regional authorities and Enterprise Europe Network.

The Health + Biotech 2012  Brokerage event fosters cooperation within institutes and enterprises to improve product innovations in the Health and Biotech sector.

Together with the Brokerage there will be two main back-to-back events:

  • The national launch of the last FP7 Health Call 2012 on 13th June 2012
  • The Second International Training for FP7 Applicants from the Fit For Health project on 15th of June 2012.

The training will focus on how to write the proposal, financial/legal aspects and consortium composition. It addresses all those involved in biomedical, clinical and public health research: representatives and researchers from companies, universities, research institutes, hospitals, patient organisations etc.

Why to participate?

The Brokerage Event offers an interesting opportunity to SMEs, researchers and stakeholders from the health sector to meet each other and discuss about potential new products, technologies and services for business cooperation and research proposals for the upcoming calls through pre-arranged individual meetings, with the aim of conducting business and/or technology transfer agreements, and

  • to get the latest information from the European Commission about Health calls
  • to facilitate the setup of FP7 project consortia
  • to present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level
  • to initiate cross-border contacts

Company visit

The Companies participating in the “Health+Biotech” International Brokerage Event, will have the opportunity to take part at the Company Mission: on-site visit to an important Italian research centre. The companies opening the doors of their laboratory are 2 of the most important major Italian companies active in the field of health and biotechnology:

  • Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù
  • Menarini Biotech (pharmaceutical company).
The visits will take place on 13th June in the afternoon (14:30 pm). Who participates in the Company Mission will attend individual meetings in the morning.
Hours and day may change. It depends on the number of entries received.The final Company Mission agenda will be soon online.

Main Topics 


  • Therapies/Treatments (Drug target, Compound, Lead compound, Antibiotics, Antifungal, Antiviral, Drug delivery, Vacines)
  • Diagnostics (Assay, Sensors, DNA array/chip, Markers)
  • Imaging/ Optics (Microscopy, Spectroscopy, Lasers, X-rays, Detection, Fluorescence, Radioactivity) 
  • Chemical Entity ( Small molecule, Polymer, Coating, Foam, Gel, Solvent Plasma, Catalyst)
  • Device (Surgical, Monitoring)
  • Biological entity (Nucleotides, Plasmid, Protein, Enzyme, Hormone, Receptor, Inmunological entity, Virus, Cell, Cell line, Stem cell)
  • Computer Science (Bioinformatics)
  • Entity Modification ( Genetic modification, Protein engineering, Tissue engineering, Transplantation/Implant)

Important Dates

  • 30 May -> Deadline Registration and submission of profiles
  • 31 May -> Start book meetings
  • 10 June -> Deadline Online selection of personal one-to-one meetings
  • 11 June -> Personal Meeting schedule
  • 12 June -> Investment Forum – Club MED TECH
  • 13 June -> Face-to-Face meetings
  • 14 June -> Health Infoday


Cost: free of charge

All the participants will be welcome to take part in the entire programme. 

The registration for the Health National Info Day is available <<here>>

The registration for the Second International Training for FP7 Applicants is available here: www.fitforhealth.eu

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