Events: EIC innovators welcome at the annual Roche Partnering for Innovation Summit
On 23 June 2020, the Swiss multinational healthcare company will hold its 5th Partnering for Innovation Summit in a virtual format with the special collaboration of the European Innovation Council (EIC). In this online event, Roche will continue the conversation around transforming healthcare and take a different angle to focus on “how to build a sustainable ecosystem to drive innovation”.
Jean David Malo, Director of the European Innovation Council, will participate in the opening panel together with the Vice-Chairman of Roche, Andre Hoffmann, and other high-level speakers. The event will include inspirational talks, a virtual marketplace with 100+ startups, live pitching sessions & a hackathon to solve health business challenges in co-creation with patients & external experts from the innovation ecosystem.
If you are interested in attending the open panels and you can contribute to better and greener healthcare, don’t miss this unique opportunity and register here!
On a yearly basis, Roche organises an internal Innovation Summit to inspire, connect, develop and advance their organisation. This year, the pharmaceutical giant will also meet EIC-funded SMEs and participate in the EIC Corporate Day initiative. From 22 till 25 June 2020, a limited hand-picked number of EIC companies will have the opportunity to pitch and present their innovative solutions and to engage in One-to-One Business meetings with Roche representatives. On top of that, Roche opens the doors to their Partnering for Innovation Summit, with workshops, a marketplace, discussions and keynote speeches. EIC-funded SMEs will have to opportunity to attend this Summit, of which the EIC Corporate Day is a part of.
The Partnering for Innovation Summit will also include virtual networking sessions and offer the possibility to join Roche’s Innovation Registry for future matching with Roche's business challenges. The Roche Basel Innovation Group, in collaboration with Roche Innovation Lab, is interested in collecting interesting companies/start-ups in their Innovation Company Registry. This is used to identify promising companies for potential future collaboration, inspiration events, workshops, etc. If you are interested in this exclusive opportunity, sign-up here.
Date: 23rd of June 2020
Start time: 8h30 AM CET.
Place: Virtual Event
Do you want to know about more events such as this one? Read our 2019 yearly wrap-up and our report on EIC Corporate Days to learn more about what we do and how we do it. To explore other opportunities to connect with the largest corporates in Europe, keep an eye on our events page.