Using Innovative Financial and Business Models to Speed Science to Patients
20 February 2019 – Webinar

Speakers include:

  • Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and CMO, Pfize
  • Dan Liljenquist, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, Chair of Civica Rx
  • Colleen Rye, Director, FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute
  • Tanisha Carino, Executive Director, FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute (moderator)

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I3h Annual lecture
25 February 2019 – Brussels, Belgium

The guest speaker is Jean Tirole, laureate of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, who will talk about:

“Health as a Common Good: an Economic Perspective.”

Practical information:

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Fee: free of charge

  • Time: 25 February 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Palais des Académies, Brussels

Entrepreneurial skills – nature or nurture?
5 March 2019 – Webinar

Webinar series on changes in the employment landscape in industry and academia, the cross-disciplinary nature of modern science and the need for greater collaboration across traditional sectoral boundaries

Other topics that will be tackled in 2019 include:

  • The role of professional associations in the digital age
  • The changing world of work
  • Transforming learning in the Pharma Industry
  • Disruptive technologies and future skills in the life sciences

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Symposium on “Breakthrough therapies and universal healthcare”
11 March 2019 – Brussels, Belgium

Confirmed speakers include:

    • Alain Fischer (Collège de France)
    • Philippe Aghion (Collège de France)
    • Martine Piccard (Institut Jules Bordet)
    • Mathias Dewatripont (I3h)
    • Hans-Georg Eichler (Senior Medical Officer at the European Medicine Agency)

Practical information:

  • Fee: free of charge
  • Timing: 11 March 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m
  • Location: Palais des Académies, Brussels

Princess Lilian Foundation visiting professorship
from March 25th until March 29th, 2019 – Belgium

The I3h Institute has been awarded the 2019 Visiting Professorship of the Princess Lilian Foundation. We will welcome Alain Fisher (Collège de France), the pioneer in gene therapy, from March 25th until March 29th (2019).
He will give lectures in several Belgian universities

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Training – “Economic evaluations of medical interventions”
May 2019

Dates and location:

  • 3 – 5 April 2019, Sint-Martens-Latem (full)
  • 15 -17 May, 2019, Sint-Martens-Latem
  • 5 – 7 September 2018, Leuven

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Merck Innovation Cup 2019
23 - 29 June 2019

The Innovation Cup is designed to support the professional development of graduate students interested in the pharmaceutical industry. Participants learn how R&D in the industry works by lectures from Merck managers and scientists. The students will also advance an idea to a full project plan with their teams.

Teams will work on innovative projects in the areas of: Oncology, Immuno-Oncology, Autoimmunity, Small Molecule Drug Discovery, Protein Engineering and Screening, Digitalization.

All travel, food and accommodation expenses are paid by Merck KGaA.

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