April 2016
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This month, Lyonbiopole was co-organizer of different workshops which took place during the BIOVISION Forum: the "Digital Patient" session in partnership with the Hospices Civils de Lyon and the Antibody Workshop in collaboration with the MabDesign association. These meetings provided an opportunity for experts from different scientific communities to exchange together for the health of tomorrow.
Lyonbiopole will be on the West Coast of the US with a delegation of 25 members in San Francisco at the BIO International Convention from 6 to 9 June.

Cluster's life

 Success of the “Antibody Workshop” MabDesign/LyonbiopoleMabDesign and Lyonbiopole organized a workshop on April 12th about Therapeutic Antibody Engineering. This day, proposed as a satellite event of BIOVISION, allowed to present innovative approaches for structural and biophysical characterization of therapeutic antibodies. Then, the workshop highlighted optimization technologies of therapeutic antibody. This event brought together over 70 participants, academic, SMEs and large groups : all the French experts in the field of mAb who had the opportunity to discuss on their technologies and to initiate new collaborations.
 DIGITAL PATIENT WORKSHOP DURING BIOVISIONThe BIOVISION Forum took place in Lyon, from 12 to 14 April and addressed, as a main thread, the issue of “Global Health and Prevention”. Within this framework, Lyonbiopole in partnership with Hospices Civils de Lyon and BIOVISION, organized a specific session on “Digital Patient”. Firstly, a workshop gathering experts: academics, physicians, patients’ associations, SMEs and industrials was held. By giving their views and experience sharing on regulatory and big data management, each participant contributed to clearly describe the field of connected health. Then, the plenary session organized during the Forum allowed experts to give a restitution of the workshop.
 S'KIN project selected in the 21th FUI call for projectsThe project S'KIN led by Dermadis, a biotech SME located in Archamps, obtained public funding from the 21th Call for Projects of the Single Inter-Ministry Fund (FUI). The project accredited by Lyonbiopole and Cosmetic Valley French clusters aims to develop a range of innovative active ingredients for human dermocosmetics, acting on skin barrier restoration. These active ingredients will be tested in common skin disorders related to anomalies of the stratum corneum. The project involves three other companies: Laboratoire BIO-EC, Laboratoire BF INTERNATIONAL and Chimex, and an academic research group: Laboratory of Systems and Applications of Information Technology of Cergy Pontoise University.

Our member's news

 New membersMedimprint develops innovative, non-lesion medical devices, for clinical research in brain tumors and neurodegenerative diseases. Based on a new concept, "the brain tissue imprint", Medimprint's products are the new generation of companion medical devices for personalized and targeted therapies. [...]
 New membersTOLLYS develops TolX100, an innovative immunotherapy targeting Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) in the field of cancer. TLR3 ligands are small dsRNA molecules able to specifically induce tumoral cells apoptosis via the Toll-like receptor 3 expressed at the surface of endosomes, without altering normal cells. [...]
 Focus onKeranova raises ¤4m ($4.55 m) in series A funding. Investment will finance development of prototypes for new ophthalmic surgery equipment and launch of a preclinical study. [...]
 April 1st, 2016ImmunID at ASCO Annual Meeting April 6th, 2016MaaT Pharma and Accinov April 12th, 2016Adocia Initiates a Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial
 April 15th, 2016Diabeloop, wins Big Booster April 19th, 2016iDD biotech in collaboration with Genmab April 19th, 2016OREGA Biotech at the AACR
 April 25th, 2016PRAGMA awared 1st prize from UK charity Action on Hearing Loss April 26th, 2016Alizé Pharma reports positive results of AZP-531 April 28th, 2016The new website of Accinov is online!

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 Lyonbiopole Partnering Days
October 11th, 2016
  • China Mission 2016
    May 16th, 2016
  • 15th edition of the international conference BIOMED ISRAEL
    May 24th, 2016
  • June 2, 2016 : Optimization of process development and manufacturing in pharma and biotech, by Indatech in Accinov
    June 2nd, 2016
  • ASCO Annual Meeting
    June 2nd, 2016
  • 2016 BIO International Convention
    June 6th, 2016
  • ASSET Summer School
    June 15th, 2016
  • 4th Antibody Industrial Symposium 2016
    July 4th, 2016

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  • Fast-Track to Innovation
    Before June 1st, 2016
  • Eurostars programme
    Before September 15th, 2016
  • Innovative Medicines Initiative – IMI 2
    Before September 15th, 2016
  • H2020 SME instrument
    Before October 30th, 2016
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  • 1st ESACT Frontiers Retreat
    October 20th, 2016
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