The plenary session will kick off our conference with highlights including the Swiss premiere of

1. Beyond borders, EY’s Biotechnology Industry Report 2014, and

2. "Fonds suisse pour l’avenir" presented by its promoter Dr. Henri B. Meier, former CFO of the Roche Group

…followed by a panel discussion, involving industry, start-up, academic and political leaders.

Biotech & Beyond @ Campus Biotech

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What you can expect from this event.

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. For the 28th year in an row, EY’s Global Life Sciences Center will publish its annual biotechnology industry report, an analysis of trends across the leading centers of biotech activity. Attending this NexTrends event will give you an exclusive preview of the latest insights in the 2014 report.
At the second part of this event Dr. Henri B. Meier, former CFO of The Roche Group, will introduce “Fonds suisse pour l’avenir”.
The presentations will be followed by a moderated panel discussion with industry, start-up, academic and political leaders.


Where is the event.

This event will take place at Campus Biotech Geneva, the new centre of excellence in neuroscience and life science research

When is the event.

The event wil take place on:
24th of June 2014

What is the event schedule?

Event Schedule 6.00-8.00pm



Moderator: Dr. Benoit Dubuis, Président BioAlps



Benoit Dubuis, Président BioAlps

Mark Hawkins, Partner, Biotechnology Leader Suisse romande, EY


Beyond borders: A first snapshot of the EY Biotechnology Industry Report 2014

Jürg Zürcher, Partner, Biotechnology Leader EMEIA, EY

Mark Hawkins, Partner, Biotechnology Leader Suisse romande, EY


Presentation of the “Fonds suisse pour l'avenir”

Henri B. Meier, former CFO of The Roche Group and Founder of HBM Healthcare Investments AG


DISCUSSION /ROUND TABLE on the Future of the Health Valley:




Benoit Dubuis, Président BioAlps


Confirmed speakers


Ron Appel, CEO SIB

Oern Stuge, Medtronic, Healthcap

Antoine Geissbühler, Prof. UNIGE / HUG

Frédéric Neftel, CEO Debiotech

Catharina Boehme, CEO FIND diagnostics

Jean-Dominique Vassalli, Rector of the University of Geneva

Pierre Maudet, Minister of Economy & Security, State of Geneva


Networking and buffet




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