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TRIESTE

4 topics/ 65 speakers / 7 workshops / 21 research projects / 25 innovation enterprises

The most important event devoted to the biomedical sector
EBHT 2020

Programme

Centrale Idrodinamica – Porto Vecchio – Trieste

  • Thursday, 3rd September 2020
  • Friday, 4th September 2020
Thursday, 3rd September 2020

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome and Registration


9:00 – 9:30

CONFERENCE OPENING

Welcome address – Organizing Committee

Michelangelo Agrusti
President, Confindustria Alto Adriatico

Diego Bravar
President, BioHighTech NET

Welcome address – Local Authorities

Roberto Dipiazza
Mayor of Trieste

Antonio Paoletti
President, Camera di Commercio Venezia Giulia

Stefano Fantoni
President, FIT-Trieste International Foundation for Progress and Freedom of Sciences

Alessia Rosolen (tbd)
Councilor of the Department of Education, Research, University, Employment, Formation and Family of the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia


9:30 – 11:35 RESEARCH FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chair: Sergio Paoletti
President of AREA Science Park, Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair: Fausto Ferrazzi
CEO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

9:35

Personalized medicine: From innovations to applications (the role of University of Trieste)
Roberto Di Lenarda

Rector, University of Trieste – ITALY

9:45

Innovative projects for Health and Active Agining @Uniud
Roberto Pinton

Rector, University of Udine – ITALY

9:55

Research and education in data science at SISSA
Stefano Ruffo

Director, SISSA-International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste – ITALY

10:05

The Role of Technology Transfer in Product Development and Innovation
Nataša Skoko

Head, Biotechnology Development Unit. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste – ITALY

10:15

Applied biotechnology – A bridge between research and markets
Isaac Vizcaino
Senior Scientist, Biotechnology Department, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

10:25

Pharmaceutical = A short evolution: R&D, Regulations and the Market
Nicola Travierso

Founder & President, Velit Biopharma Srl – ITALY

10:35

Bring together biotech startups and investors: the role of BioInItaly Investment Forum
Mario Bonaccorso

Federchimica – AssoBioTech – Referente Gruppo Tecnico Biotecnologie Industriali e Bioeconomia – ITALY

10:45

Enabling digital transformation in healthcare
Marco Gay

President, ANITEC-ASSINFORM – ITALY

10:55

Digital Transformation for Health
Anitec-Assinform project to support a e-Health industrial policy
Fulvio Sbroiavacca

Director of Innovation and Governo ICT, Insiel S.p.A., Trieste – ITALY

11:05

Summary (Chair) and Perspective (Co-Chair)

11:25 – 11:40

Break


11:40 – 13:45 FROM BIOMEDICAL, IN VIVO AND IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC and AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING R&D COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS OR SERVICES

Chair: Miloš Ajčević
Researcher of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture
(DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair BioMedical: Stefano Polvi
General Manager, Logic S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic: Gianpiero Spezzotti
Managing Director, ALIFAX S.r.l., Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY


11:50

Iort – Intra Operative Radiation Therapy Shield
Stefano Polvi

General Manager, Logic S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

12:00

BIOSAFE – BIOfilm Sensing and Analysis For hEalth
Stefano de Monte

A.P.E. Research srl, Trieste – ITALY


12:10

From NADIATOOLS R&D Project to Chemomaker- Automated Therapeutic Tools for Oncology
Paolo Giribona / Irene Lasorsa

BioValley Investments spa, Trieste – ITALY

12:20

From NADIATOOLS R&D Project to Bionanosensors
Alessandra Zanut
Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

12:30

Euleria – From R&D project to accessible and measurable telerehabilitation for everyone
David Tacconi
Ph.D. CEO & co-founder Euleria S.r.l., Trento – ITALY

12:40

From R&D projects to the local in Vitro diagnostic of Alifax
Gianpiero Spezzotti
Managing Director, ALIFAX S.r.l., Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

12:50

R&D Projects: DOMINO (Diagnostica Ospedaliera Molecolare Innovativa in NGS per l’Oncologia);
Marko Matanović
AB ANALITICA S.r.l., Padova – ITALY

13:00

Sagitta diagnostic platform: from Human Papillomavirus to Human Coronavirus
Rudy Ippodrino

CSO and co-Founder, Ulisse BioMed S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

13:10

CASSIA – Cloud Assisted for Health and Security
Andrea Petronio
, CEO, Feature Jam S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY
Michelangelo Flaborea, President, Televita S.p.A., Trieste – ITALY

13:20

Summary (Chair) and Perspective (Co-Chair)

13:45 – 14:25

Break


14:25 – 16:30 EDUCATION FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chair: Maurizio Fermeglia
Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair: Alberto Steindler
President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

14:30

Biomedical Engineering, University education in Croatia and in other countries: Overview
Ratko Magjarević

Professor of Electronic Instrumentation and Biomedical Electronics, University of Zagreb and President Elect of IFMB – CROATIA

14:50

From the Specialization School in Clinical Engineering to the Post-Graduate Course and the Master Degree in Clinical and Biomedical Engineering – University of Trieste 1991-2020
Francesco Brun

Professor of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture
(DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY


15:00

Biomedical Engineering higher education topics for public and private health environments
Cinzia Spagno

Professor, University of Trieste & Information and Communications Technology Director, ASUGI – ITALY

15:10

The importance of multidisciplinary
Pio D’Adamo

Associate Professor, Medical Genetic, University of Trieste & Biology Director, IRCCS Burlo Garofalo, Trieste – ITALY

15:20

Teaching Medical Informatics: an evolving field towards innovative care
Sara Marceglia

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and e-Health, University of Trieste – ITALY

15:30

Novel teaching strategies for health education
Serena Zacchigna

Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of the Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY

15:40

From High Performance Computing to Artificial Intelligence: University education
Luca Bortolussi

Coordinator of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, University of Trieste – ITALY

15:50

From Artificial Intelligence courses to industrial collaborations
Luca Heltai

Associate Professor, SISSA & Director of the Master in High Performance Computing, SISSA and ICTP, Trieste – ITALY

16:00

IoT Training in Developing Countries: Lessons learned
Marco Zennaro

Researcher, T /ICT4D Lab, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste – ITALY

16:10

TAB, TIB, TOHC: three training programmes to keep up with the healthcare technology innovation
Alberto Steindler

President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

16:20

Multiscale modeling for innovative process and product design in the BioTech industry: the evolution of courses in UniTs
Maurizio Fermeglia

Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY

16:40 – 17:00

Summary (Chair) and Perspective (Co-Chair)
Friday, 4th September 2020

9:00 – 11:00 BANK, FINANCE & INSURANCE FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chair: Vladimir Nanut
Scientific Director, MIB School of Management, Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair: Giovanni Loser
CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

9:05

The key role of Life Sciences in the contemporary economy and society
Francesco Cerruti

Director General, VC HUB Italia, Milano – ITALY

9:15

Venture Capital investments in Life Sciences in Italy and Europe
Alessio Beverina

Founder and Managing Partner, Panakès Partners , Milano – ITALY

9:25

Life after Covid-19: opportunities ahead?
Michele Morganti

Equity Strategist and Group Insurance Research Coordinator, Macro & Market Research Strategy, Generali Investments Europe, Trieste – ITALY

9:35

Chao Capital’s investment concept – Win – win cooperation
Song Xu Chao

President, Chao Capital Limited – HONG KONG

9:45

Local finance for business develpoment
Roberta Terpin

Senior Investment Officer, Friulia, Trieste – ITALY

9:55

Alternative funding for SMEs
Tommaso Baldissera Pacchetti

CEO, CrowdFundMe, Milano – ITALY

10:05

Tech Transfer & Deep Tech: the next industrial (r)evolution
Roberto Della Marina

Managing Partner, Venture Factory, Milano – ITALY

10:15

IAG’s Life Science investments
Giorgio Costacurta

Senior Manager, Member of Italian Angels for Growth, Milano – ITALY

10:25

Financial resources for startup in very early stage
Roberto Vittadini

Head of Innovation, BIO4DREAMS, Milano – ITALY


10:35

BioHighTech
Giovanni Loser

CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

10:45

Summary (Chair) and Perspective (Co-Chair)

11:05 – 11:20

Break


11:20 – 13:20 FROM INNOVATIVE THERAPY, MEDICAL INFORMATIC & BIOINFORMATIC, NUTRACEUTICAL and AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO NEW INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS OR SERVICES

Chair: Serena Zacchigna
Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of The Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY
Co-Chair: Ugo Padulosi
Research Director, Eurotech, Amaro – ITALY

11:25

Interreg ARTE – The Ecosystem of Advanced Regenerative Therapies
Francesco Vitrani
Marketing Manager, VivaBioCell S.p.a., Udine – ITALY

11:35

Bio4Dreams: the business nursery in the life science
Fabio Bianco

Chief Scientific Officer, Bio4Dream S.p.A, Trieste – ITALY


11:45

Green Technologies for the Biopharmaceutical Production
Sara Raccovelli

Industrial Resarcher Transactiva S.r.l., Udine – ITALY

11:55

Pharmadiagen the first start up from a Research Hospital in Italy. What we have learned
Giuseppe Toffoli

Director Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, CRO – National Cancer Institute, Aviano – ITALY

12:05

Process simulation. Comparison between chemical and biochemical processes: Examples in collaborative projects
Alfonso Nardelli, COO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY
Andrea Mio, University of Trieste

12:15

Genetics, nutrition and cosmetics: aging in the best way with GENERAME
Micol Cossi Sadoch

Product Manager, G&life S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

12:25

Andrea Poli
CEO, O3 Enterprise, – ITALY

12:35

How biotech companies could benefit from the experience and knowledge developed at Elettra
Giovanni Birarda
Beamline Scientist, Elettra Sincrotrone, Trieste – ITALY

12:45

Virtual Biopsy and AI for Neurosurgery
Miran Skrap, Head of the Neurosurgery Operating Unit, Humanitas – ITALY
Vincent Torre, Professor, Neuroscience Area SISSA, Trieste – ITALY
Giovanni Loser, CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

12:55

IoMT Gateway for Covid-19: Clinical Distancing
Vedran Jukić
CEO, ServeNet, Trieste – ITALY

13:05


Cloud Data Center, IOT and Artificial Intelligence: healthcare and environment case
study

Francesco Menegoni, Trieste Valley, Trieste – ITALY
Fabrizio Renzi, Founder, President and CEO, RnBGate, Trieste – ITALY
Ugo Padulosi, Research Director, Eurotech, Amaro – ITALY
Francesco De GiorgieXact lab, co-Founder & CEO, eXact lab, Trieste – ITALY

13:15

Summary (Chair) and Perspectives (Co-Chair)

13:30 – 14:00

Break


14:00 – 15:00 POLICY FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Chair: Lydia Alessio-Vernì
General Director, Agenzia lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY
Co-Chair: Nadio Delai
President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

14:05

Lydia Alessio-Vernì
General Director, Agenzia Lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY

14:15

Cristina Benussi
Professor, Faculty of Contemporary Italian Literature, University of Trieste – ITALY

14:25

Alessandro Marcello
Head, Laboratory of Molecular Virology, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) – ITALY

14:35

Roberto Pugliese
Deputy, General Coordinator & Coordinator, IT Group, Elettra Sincrotrone, Trieste – ITALY

14:45

Sandro Scandolo
Head of Scientific Programmes and Outreach, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste – ITALY

14:55

Antonello Pezzini
Representative of Confindustria Italia at European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Brussels – BELGIUM

15:05

Nadio Delai
President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

15:15

Summary (Chair) and Perspective (Co-Chair)


15:35 – 17:30 ROUND TABLE with SUMMARIES AND PERSPECTIVES:
HOW TO LEVERAGE COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE TOWARDS HEALTH CARE TECHNOLOGY IN TRIESTE AND THE FVG REGION?

Chair: De Biase Luca
Giornalista Sole 24 Ore – ITALY

Martina Viviani / Fausto Ferrazzi
Fundraising, Technology Transfer & Innovation Officer, ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY / CEO, Serichim S.r.l., Torviscosa (Udine) – ITALY

Miloš Ajčević / Stefano Polvi / Gianpiero Spezzotti
Researcher of Biomedical Instrumentation at the Department of Engineering and Architecture
(DIA), University of Trieste – ITALY / General Manager, Logic S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY / Managing Director, ALIFAX S.r.l, Nimis (UD) and ALIFAX R&D S.r.l., Trieste – ITALY

Maurizio Fermeglia / Alberto Steindler
Professor, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste – ITALY /
President, Superior Technical Institute for New Technologies of Life Foundation “Alessandro Volta”, Trieste – ITALY

Vladimir Nanut / Giovanni Loser
Scientific Director, MIB School of Management, Trieste – ITALY / CEO, Biovalley Investments Partner, Trieste – ITALY

Serena Zacchigna / Roberto Siagri
Professor, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste and Group Leader of the Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, Trieste – ITALY / President, Carnia Industrial Park & CEO, Eurotech, Amaro – ITALY

Lydia Alessio-Vernì / Nadio Delai
Director, Agenzia Lavoro & SviluppoImpresa – Regione FVG – ITALY / President, Ermeneia Studi & Strategie di Sistema – ITALY

17:30 – 18:00

CLOSING REMARKS

Michelangelo Agrusti
President, Confindustria Alto Adriatico – ITALY

Diego Bravar
President, BioHighTech NET 4.0, Trieste – ITALY

Massimiliano Fedriga
President of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region – ITALY