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Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) Academy Panel Discussion at BI Innovation Prize reception

The panel discussion at the Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation Prize with the BI Academy topic >>Opportunities and Challenges of a bear market – investment and collaboration options<< gave the audience positiv food for thought.

The expert panelists Frank Hensel, Hightech-Gründerfonds, Philipp Mueller, Global BI Venture Fund, Bernd Nosse, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Julia Schaft accompanied by the moderator Oliver Kast, Boehringer Ingelheim gave their perspective on the current situation on the investor side and the resulting attitudes towards founders in the life sciences sector.

For the start-ups it became obvious how enriching it is to be part of the regional ecosystem and what great support services they receive. Julia Schaft outlined the key facts:

  • connecting with the BioRN network

  • becoming visible with the various formats

  • identifying the right partners for the upcoming next steps

  • knowledge transfer from experts with years of experience

Julia Schaft was also jury member for this years BI Innovation Prize. Congratulations to CURNOVA who convinced the jury with their beautiful science!

The Innovation Prize is Boehringer´s Golden Ticket - a voucher which represents one year prepaid rent for one reserved bench in Biolabs Heidelberg.

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