A new season begins
Debiopharm Academy comes back with 2 new conferences. Come and meet our experts, directors & CEOs who will share with you their day-to-day experience of the pharmaceutical industry.
Debiopharm Academy aims to promote constructive conversation between academia and industry, by sharing experiences and understanding of today’s challenges. Each Debiopharm Academy conference covers a specific topic focusing on the operational side of a development drug company such as: personalized medicine, drug manufacturing, new business models, project management, intellectual property or new drug screening.
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Masters, PhD or MBA? What is the best degree for a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry?
The pharmaceutical industry is driven by knowledge, expertise, research, experimentation and innovation. Academic degrees are not the only path to successful careers but they do provide a good starting point. This conference will show you how to manage your career in an environment that is both scientific and business-oriented. What are the benefits of having a Masters, an MBA or a PhD? How to get ready to move from a scientific position in an academic lab to a job in the industry? Are there any particular skills that lead to success? Our speakers will provide answers based on their personal experience in the medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical industries.
SpeakersManuela Perraudin MBA,
Director Human Resources
Vice President Portfolio & PMO
Director Personalized Medicine
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5 Mistakes to avoid when developing a start-up
Creating a biotech start-up is an attractive option for doctoral and postdoctoral fellows in Life Sciences, even if this career choice may be as dangerous as it is rewarding. One new start-up out of five disappears before its fifth anniversary! This attrition rate is not necessarily linked to a lack of financial resources. What are the main difficulties encountered when developing a start-up: money? management? business troubles? scientific issues? This conference will give you some advice to overcome those obstacles and ensure an optimal evolution of the company. Our speaker has broad experience as founder as well as investor. He created two biotech start-ups in France and Switzerland before heading Debiopharm Diagnostics, a company that has invested in nine biotech start-ups since its foundation.
SpeakerDavid Deperthes Ph.D.
CEO Debiopharm Diagnostics
& Vice President Business
Development & Licensing,