7 Sep 2020 - 8 Sep 2020 | Zürich, Switzerland
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7 Sep 2020 - 8 Sep 2020
Zürich, Switzerland
Open Innovation in Life Sciences 2020

Open Innovation in Life Sciences 2020

is a premier life science conference with connecting young professionals across academia, industry and decision-makers in science.

The synergistic goals of this two-day conference are:

Open Innovation Day (September 7)

To enhance the interactions between academia, industry, and society by bringing together all relevant stakeholder groups to discuss topics pertaining to open science and innovation.

Career Development Day (September 8)

To foster open interactions among early career researchers in all life science fields working in Switzerland and beyond as well as to explore career perspectives together.

Join the conversation on social media: #OILS20

Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn: @OpenLifeScience

Official OILS webpage: www.openinnovationlifesciences.com

See Registration FAQs for the 2020 attendance fees.

Important dates:

Abstract submission opensJune 11, 2020

Early registration opensJune 25, 2020

Abstract submission deadlineAugust 1, 2020

Presenters notification
August 15, 2020

Last day of early bird & Student/PostDoc level registrations August 31, 2020
Online registration closesSeptember 4, 2020 @ 12:00

Open Innovation DaySeptember 7, 2020

Career Development DaySeptember 8, 2020

Education, research and innovation are central cornerstones of our society. Especially in Switzerland, the life and health sciences contribute significantly to economic performance. The new developments in medicine towards personalized diagnostics and therapy offer extraordinary opportunities combined with new challenges. In order for Switzerland to remain a leader in this fast-moving area, we must promote cooperation across the borders of disciplines and institutions. That's why the 'Open Innovation in Life Sciences 2018' conference brings together researchers and physicians, private companies and state actors, ensuring an open exchange on an equal footing. The canton of Zurich supports the conference as part of its efforts to further strengthen the Life Science Cluster in the canton of Zurich.

Government Councillor Carmen Walker Späh , Head of the Department of Economic Affairs about the inaugural 2018 Open Innovation in Life Sciences conference



We are actively looking for sponsors. Contact us for sponsorship packages and find out how your organization can benefit from participating in #OILS20!


Opens on 25 June 2020


Rämistrasse 101
8049 Zürich, Switzerland

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