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The BioRN Espresso is the meeting place to meet, discuss and cooperate with peers.
It is a structured way to exchange on general operational topics of high relevance for SMEs.

The concept is to share hands-on experiences and solutions to common challenges

Do you want to lead one of the discussions?

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4 July @ 9 - 10.30 am

Discovering new Talents with innovative Recruiting Tools

Hiring talents for small biotech companies and startups has become very challenging in the past years. The well-known lack of resources for recruiting and HR in small companies, has been exacerbating by the shortage of candidates with the skills needed and the constant competition with global pharmaceutical and biotech companies, that rely on higher visibility and dedicated experts.
In order to be competitive and visible to talents, innovative HR marketing strategies are needed. In this BioRN espresso we will introduce few best practices and tools to support the development of a bold approach in the battle for talents. 

with  Matthias Ruhland, The metagame AI GmbH :

Losing in the War For Talent? Time to change the game…”

Johann Liebeton, ScieMatch, btS – Life Sciences Studierendeninitiative e.V.:

"Inspire, Match, Connect: algorithm-driven talent attraction“

Luca Planert, CareerBee UG; :

"No applicants? How Active Sourcing on LinkedIn, XING and Co. (almost) always leads to successful filling of vacancies

Naz Nakam, MRN GmbH :

Ein Mehr an Möglichkeiten“ – Regional Image Campaign of the Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar" 

Flavia-Bianca Cristian, BioMed X Institute:

The BioMed X Global Crowdsourcing Model / Global Crowdsourcing at BioMed X“ 

Past BioRN Espresso:

April 2020 –  ‘Reacting to Covid-19 pandemic’: How emerging biotechs and small biopharmaceutical companies are dealing with it? Moderated by Volker Stadler, CEO - PEPperPRINT GmbH & BioRN Executive Board

​Impulse Talks from:

  • ​Claus Kremoser, CEO - Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG & BioRN Executive Board

  • Christoph Schröder, CEO - Sciomics GmbH

  • Oliver Bosnjak, CEO - Biomex GmbH

  • Andreas Kempff, Managing Director - Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Rhine-Neckar

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June 2020 –  ‘Business Development and Partnering: opportunities and challenges during pandemic times.’ Moderated by Jürgen Gamer, VP Business Development Apogenix AG & BioRN Strategic Board

Impulse Talks from:

  • Thomas Hegendoerfer, New Ventures Lead in Germany for J&J Innovation & BioRN Strategic Board

  • Frank Hensel, Investment Manager, High-Tech Gründerfonds

  • Rainer Wessel, Director Innovation Management, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) & BioRN Strategic Board

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September 2020 –  ‘Having difficulties getting access to your market?' Moderated by Susanne Kuhlendahl (marcommotion) Communication & Marketing Expert

Impulse Talks from:

  • Veronique Schwarz (faCellitate), Venture Team Leader

  • George Badescu (Heidelberg Pharma), Business Development

  • Fior Casilag (PEPperPRINT), Business Development

June 2021 –  ‘Digitalisation as innovation motor for small and medium-sized enterprises?' 

Impulse Talks from:

  • Katja Betts (PROGEN), Managing Director

  • Lisa Held (HWI pharma services GmbH), Expert Pharmacovigilance

  • Annette Deichmann (GeneWerk), Managing Director

September 2021 –  Home office, Office or both? The future of work is hybrid!'

Impulse Talks from:

  • Annette Sättele, Partner, Labour and Employment Law Specialist - RITTERSHAUS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB

  • Katarina Bohm - Sales Manager Pharma Biotech - Promega GmbH

  • Susanne Huber - Human Resources Manager - Promega GmbH

February 2022 –  Access to patient data and samples: Different perspectives and main issues'

Impulse Talks from:

  • Peter Schirmacher - Director of the Institute of Pathology - Heidelberg University Hospital

  • Andreas Schmidt - CEO - Proteona

  • Philipp Mann - Senior Partnership Manager - Owkin

May 2022 - What is in it for me? Why engage in industry collaborations centered on clinical data.

Impulse Talks from:

  • Oyunaa von Stackelberg, Head of Research and Policy at Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology - University Hospital Heidelberg

  • Matthias P. A. Ebert, Director  II. Medizinische Klinik - University Clinic Mannheim 

December 2022 - Is GDPR really the obstacle for data exchange as commonly claimed?

Impulse Talks from:

  • Barbara Tomasi, Data Protection Officer, MyData-Trust

  • Melanie Börries, Institut für Med. Bioinformatik und Systemmedizin, University Hospital Freiburg

March 2023 Battle for talents? Boost your recruiting success with ‘Perfect match’ and ‘positive psychology’ strategies.

Impulse Talks from:

  • Thomas Winter (Genius Search)

  • Linda Kirchner (Yumab)

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