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SciLifeLab Workshops: Drug Discovery

This is the second SciLifeLab workshop: Drug Discovery. This workshop focuses on DDD innovation: Financing & Re-purposing.

Venue: Trippelrummet E10:1309, Navet, SciLifeLab, Uppsala Biomedical Centre, SciLifeLab entrance (C11)

Bus transfer from Tomtebodavägen 23A, SciLifeLab Stockholm at 8.00 and back 14.30.

Lunch is included.

There will be ample time for discussions, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations.



09.30-09.40 Welcome and introduction
Dr. Cecilia Nilsson, UU Innovation and Dr. Vendela Parrow, SciLifeLab DDD

09.40-10.00 The SciLifeLab DDD Platform
Prof. Per Arvidsson, Executive Director SciLifeLab DDD

10.00-10.30 Re-purposing case study “New and Old drugs for Cerebral Cavernous Malformation”
Prof. Elisabetta Dejana, UU

10.45-11.30 Intellectual property considerations on re-purposing
Dr. Mark Didmon & Simon Curtis, Potter Clarkson, UK

11.30-12.30 LUNCH

12.30-13.00 Funding mechanisms for early drug discovery projects – the private capital take
Dr. Nanna Luneborg, Novo Seeds

13.00-13.30 Funding mechanisms for early drug discovery projects – the public capital take
Dr. Maria Kaaman, VINNOVA

13.30-14.00 Funding mechanisms for early drug discovery projects – the crowd funding capital take
Prof. Magnus Essand, UU

For more information please contact Eva Molin,