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3rd Annual Strategic and Open Innovation for Life Sciences

Access Innovation In-house and Externally, Transform your Business Model, De-risk and Scout New Projects while Building on Strategic Opportunities with Multiple Partners

21-23 September 2015
Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile , France

Conference Workshop

Implementing, Evaluating, Measuring Open Innovation

This workshop will enable participants to learn more about the various strategies to establish an open innovation model within partners, cultivate the relationship among various stakeholders and foster value creation. Share your success and failure in order to gain a clearer view how to measure benefits and risks, and how to concretely establish new models in your company.

Workshop Moderator: Stéphane Rouault, Head Innovation Hub

Company: Roche Pharmaceuticals

Why You Should Attend

3rd Annual Strategic and Open Innovation for Life Sciences

This marcus evans conference will provide practical case studies on transforming existing business models, gaining new inspiration to capitalise on various open innovation approaches and evaluate results and knowledge created within this concept. The delegates will learn how to develop the value chain between various stakeholders, reaching and including external crowd and communities. They will also consider what are the resistances to change - human, cultural, structural - and reflect on the challenging balance between externalising, sharing, co-creating with various partners, competitors, patient groups or charities while keeping competitive advantage.

In recent years, Life Science sector has witnessed a change of paradigm, facing new type of collaboration and experiencing various business models in order to foster research and favour the development of opportunities. Open innovation is a valuable tool in times of limited resources and products, when mobility of persons and knowledge is becoming the norm, when technologies and ideas find their roots outside of the company and in much more complex environment.

Key Topics

  • Gain the best practices to capitalise on your open innovation approach
  • Identify the right way to establish open innovation within your organisation
  • Transform your business in order to become more agile and responsive to changes
  • Develop intellectual property as a strategy for innovation
  • Benefit from open source and engage with non-traditional partners

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Claude Bertrand
    ARIIS President, Executive Vice President R&D, Chief Scientific Officer
    Ipsen Pharma

    Andy Takle
    Director, Open Innovation
    Eisai Pharmaceuticals

    Mohammed Charki
    Open Innovation Strategy, Scouting & Partnerships

    David Andrews
    Associate Director
    AstraZeneca R&D

    Christoph Huwe
    Alliance Manager Global External Innovation and Alliances
    Bayer Healthcare

    Niclas Nilsson
    Open Innovation Manager
    Leo Pharma

    Timo Lotta
    Director R&D, Chemistry and Safety Sciences
    Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma

    Stéphane Rouault
    Head Innovation Hub
    Roche Pharmaceuticals

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