8:00-8:45 Registration and Morning Beverages
9:00-9:15 Organizing Committee Welcome Soheila Gharakhanian, Boston
Laure Berliner, Boston
Jacques Bernard Taste, Lyon
Shahin Gharakhanian, Boston
9:15-9:30 Summit Opening Pr Christian Bréchot, President Institut Pasteur, Paris
9:30-12:00 Strategy & Innovation Session Chair & Opening Remarks Maryvonne Hiance, France – Biotech, Paris
Moderna  or  an  Integrated  Approach  to Strategy, Innovation and Funding Stéphane Bancel, Moderna Therapeutics, Cambridge
Innovation: A Bridge Spanning from R&D Teams to the Company Board of Directors Youssef Bennani, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Montreal
Panel discussion with audience Moderator : Jacques-Bernard Taste, Biotech-Finances, Lyon
Youssef Bennani, Montreal
Stéphane Bancel, Cambridge
Maryvonne Hiance, Paris
Special Panel Guest: Rafaèle Tordjman, Sofinnova Partners, Paris
12:00-13:30 Lunch (provided on site)
10 innovative and novel startups will present their companies and will display posters.
Investors and participants are invited to join the Forum.
13:30-15:30 Joys of Funding: CEOs on the Roadshow ! Taking companies from science into business Frederick E. Pierce II, FEP Capital Advisors, Cambridge
Panel Moderator Julius Steffen, Bionest Partners, New York
Case Presentation: The Case for Gecko Biomedical Christophe Bancel, Gecko Biomedical, Paris
Public Research Funding and New Collaboration Models in the USA Vanessa Elharrar, Fmr. NIH, Washington D.C.
Investment in Biotechnology: Data, Practice and Visions from Paris Sofia Ioannidou, Edmond  de  Rothschild Investment Partners, Paris.
Investment in Biotechnology Data, Practice and Visions from Boston Samuel Murphy, BioPharma Capital, Boston
Panel discussion with audience Moderator: Julius Steffen, New York
Christophe Bancel, Paris
Vanessa Elharrar,Washington D.C.
Sofia Ioannidou, Paris
Samuel Murphy, Cambridge
Frederick E. Pierce II, Cambridge
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Break
16:00- 17:30 Fundamental Decisions for Your  Funded Company Chairpersons Remarks
Panel moderator Bruno Lucidi, Biotechnology & Venture Capital, Brussels
Case Presentation : The Case for Nanobiotix Patrick Tricoli / Laurent Lévy Nanobiotix, Cambridge, Paris
Entering the USA via Boston: Thinking Strategically about Legal Choices Jennifer Bock, McDermott, Will & Emery, Boston
How do you make your fundraising global? Gregory Mannix, Life Science Nation, Boston
Panel discussion with audience Moderator: Bruno Lucidi, Brussels
Jennifer Bock, Boston
Laurent Lévy, Paris
Gregory Mannix, Boston
Shahin Gharakhanian, Boston
17:30-18:00 Closing keynote: Bringing it all together Managing  the  Bridge  Between  Paris  and Boston within a Global Company: What have we learned ? How do we synergize? David Meek, Ipsen, Paris
18:00-19:00 Entrepreneurs Forum  Sponsors Exhibit: Wrap-up
Networking Cocktail Hour