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INVESTING IN CANADA’S NANO MEDICINE ECOSYSTEM

March 19 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm MDT

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NanoCanada and the Nanomedicines Innovation Network are pleased to host a workshop that explores the new market potential in the nanomedicine ecosystem. Canada is a proven leader in nanomedicine and the current pandemic has shown the need for a quick response to global challenges. Bringing together key stakeholders in this ecosystem is vital for addressing the current barriers to scale-up.

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Event Agenda (EDT)

Time Topic &  Presenter
13:30-13:35 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Marie D’Iorio, President, NanoCanada
13:35- 14:00 KEYNOTE TALK
John Lewis, Founder & CEO, Entos Pharmaceuticals
Ushering in a New Era of Genetic Medicines
14:00 – 14:40 PANEL DISCUSSION
Building Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Capacity in Nanomedicine
MODERATOR:  Nuzhat Tam-Zaman, Co-Founder & VP Consumer Health, SinoVeda
a. Lloyd Jeffs, Senior Director of Clinical Manufacturing Solutions, Precision Nanosystems
b. Lakshmi Krishnan, Acting VP Life Sciences, NRC
c. Trina Racine, Associate Director – Vaccine Development, The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO)
14:40-15:10 KEYNOTE TALK
Tom Madden, CEO, Acuitas Therapeutics
Supporting COVID-19 Vaccines and Perspective on Future Canadian Pandemic Preparedness
15:10- 15:40 FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT
Canada’s Nanomedicine Cluster
a. Marie D’Iorio, President, NanoCanada
b. Stéphane Gagné, CEO, Ovensa
c. Ronda Gosselin, Industrial Technology Advisor, Atlantic & Nunavut, NRC-IRAP
15:40-16:05 KEYNOTE TALK
Pieter Cullis, Scientific Director & CEO, The NanoMedicines Innovation Network
The Importance of the Scientific Entrepreneur in the Translation of Academic Discoveries into the Commercial World
16:05-16:10 CONCLUDING REMARKS
Diana Royce, Executive Director, The NanoMedicines Innovation Network

 

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March 19
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm MDT
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