France Biotech To Explore And Create New Synergies To Open Up New Therapeutic Perspectives By Running A Special Workshop On Technology Convergence
10/1/2009 1:57:30 PM
Paris, October 1st, 2009, France Biotech (the French association of life science companies and
their partners: www.france-biotech.org) is to run a special workshop on technology
convergence on October 15th, 2009. Technology convergence is one of today's most
promising medical approaches and has already opened up significant therapeutic
The France Biotech workshop intends to facilitate scientific and technological dialogue
between major healthcare industry players and respond to medical challenges in three main
Each session will last about one hour and will be divided into three parts: (i) an overview of
the disease area, (ii) opportunities for the convergence of expertise and (iii) perspectives for
new therapeutic solutions. All sessions will be illustrated with examples of complex
bioprostheses at various stages of development: a retinal implant, an artificial heart, and an
artificial pancreas, all of which could revolutionize medical care.
Thanks to seminars and testimonials from medical industry experts and internationally
renowned stakeholders, the workshop will generate debate and catalyze the formation of
alliances between attendees.
The workshop is by invitation only but the full programme is available online
(http://www.france-biotech.org/workshop-france-biotech-le-15-octobre-prochain/) and a
summary will be provided on request.
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