10 Nov 2017
13:00 - 20:00
Innovation Park Basel Area, Gewerbestrasse 24, 4123 Allschwil
A celebration of new ideas & technologies, entrepreneurial people and the innovative spirit of Basel
The University of Basel invites you to meet young innovators & enablers, venture capitalists and funding organisations and entrepreneur coaches active in the local ecosystem. The University President Andrea Schenker-Wicki will introduce the University's new innovation activities and the founders/CEOs of two University spin-offs AOT and T3 Pharma will share the greatest challenges and most joyous moments of their entrepreneurship journey.
A special guest of the 1st University of Basel Innovation Day is Jean-Paul Clozel, CEO of Idorsia, spin-off of Actelion where he was formerly CEO. He will share what drives him to keep innovating and how his new venture will be"reaching out for more".
During the Innovation Day, a market place with stands of University spin-offs, other start-ups of the region, the BaseLaunch projects, FHNW and many other supporting public and private organisations will be open for interested students, researchers, innovators and anyone interested to join. Attendance of the Innovation Day is free!
13.00 Registration starts - Market Place Opens
14.30 Start & Welcome to the Innovation Day - Christian Schneider, Head of Innovation, University of Basel
14.40 Innovation at the University of Basel - Launching a new Initiative - Andrea Schenker-Wicki, President, University of Basel
15.00 Reaching out for more - Jean-Paul Clozel, CEO, Idorsia
15.20 Entrepreneurs Talk 1: Alfredo Bruno, CEO, AOT
15.35 Entrepreneurs Talk 1: Simon Ittig, CEO, T3 Pharma
15.50 Brief Partner Interview with Baselarea.Swiss CEO Christof Klöpper
15.55 Short Refreshing Break
16.00 Innovation Roundtable: Jean-Paul Clozel (Idorsia, tbc), Domenico Scala (Baselarea.Swiss), Roger Meier (Clarena), Simon Ittig (T3 Pharma), Hans-Florian Zeilhofer (Uni Basel), Karl Gutbrod (Meteoblue)
17.00 Food, Music & Pitching Sessions with Projects from the KTI Entrepreneurship Course & Established Start-ups
Gewerbestrasse 24 in Allschwil. In the midst of an up-and-coming location for innovative research, innovation and business next to the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the University and the Switzerland Innovation Park Baselarea.
Reach us via:
- Bus 48 from Basel SBB or Schützenhaus & get off at "Allschwil, Im Brühl"
- Bus 38 from Schifflände/Universitätsspital/UKBB towards Neuweilerstrasse & get off at "Allschwil, Im Brühl"
- Bike: a sporty 15 minutes from University
- Car: ample street-side parking is available.
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