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Virtual Finance Day 2020 - "Corona as a turbo for biotechnology?"

Take a look at the current biotechnology scene together on October 21.10.2020, 14.00 from XNUMX p.m. What does Corona mean for companies, investors and start-ups? How does the current situation affect corporate financing?

Unfortunately, since the current situation does not allow face-to-face events, the popular format “Finance Day” 2020, which has been part of the leading trade fair analytica (Messe München) for the last 14 years, will be made possible in a digital framework at short notice. You are cordially invited to participate in the live stream on October 21.10.20, 14 from XNUMX p.m. And that with really outstanding participants and topics!

For 14 years now and also at Finance Day 2020, the focus has been on growth financing challenges and solutions for life sciences companies. Participate directly in the discussion with the experts via the chat function!

More information and link to the live stream


14:00 - 14:05

Greeting: Mathias Renz, GoingPublic Media AG & Karin Hofelich, Publishing Director Platform Life Sciences

14:05 - 14:45

"Close-up": The BioNTech Story - From German start-up to stock market star
How well is Germany positioned for the global market?

dr Sierk Pötting, CFO & COO, BioNTech SE and Michael Motschmann, General Partner of MIG AG
in conversation with Mathias Renz

14:45 - 15:00

“View from Abroad”: Fundraising Lessons Learned
Marc Filerman, Program CEO German Accelerator Life Sciences

15:00 - 16:15

"Wide angle": Financing trends and financing models - everything new in times of Corona?
Moderator: Dr. Hubert Birner, Managing Partner of TVM Life Science

For you in the studio as experts for Early Stage & Venture Capital:

  • dr Viola Bronsema, Managing Director BIO Germany
  • Andreas Huber, Senior Investment Manager Bayern Kapital
  • dr Holger N. Reithinger, Partner Forbion Capital Partners

For you in the studio as experts for Growth financing and IPO:

  • Sebastian Grabert, Germany Representative EURONEXT
  • Markus Gross, Partner FAS
  • Enno Spillner, CFO of Evotec SE

16:15 - 17:00

"In the Spotlight": Corona - Turbo for the unicorns of tomorrow?
Moderator: Dr. Georg Kääb, Managing Director of the Bavarian Biotech Cluster
in conversation with

  • Frans Matthis Pleie, director Bryan Garnier
  • Marc L. Holtorf, Partner Pinsent Mason
  • dr Marion Jung, CEO of ChromoTek
  • dr Hella Kohlhof, CSO Immunic Therapeutics

Closing words and outlook for 2021

Source: Press release Platform Life Sciences from 16.10.2020

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