July 8, 13.00 – 15.00                                                       Hall 6-2

MINPROM Panel Discussion:
Breakthroughs in Life Sciences:
The Basis for Pharmaceutical Industry Development

: Alexey Egorov

Topics for discussion:

          Means of state support of medical biotechnology in Russia: state program “Strategy of Pharmaceutical Industry Development in the Russian Federation for the Period up to the Year 2020”

          Basic research today – new drugs and treatments tomorrow?

          New horizons in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry

          From idea to product: development and market launch of new drugs. What is needed for success?

          Risks and advantages of new technology. How to create positive perception of innovation on the market and involve business into new product development process?

          Effective technology transfer. Special aspects of pharmaceutical industry

          Establishment and scaling up of innovative drugs and medical devices manufacturing facilities


Dmitry Chagin, CEO, Medical & Pharmaceutical Projects XXI Century, Russia

Marek Dziki, Executive Director of the Biomedical Cluster Skolkovo Foundation
Oleg Korzinov, COO, Northern Biopharmaceutical Cluster, Russia

Richard Lerner, Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Joseph Schlessinger, Professor, Yale University, USA

Maxim Skulachev, CEO, Mitotech LLC, Russia

Representative of the Russian Ministry of Industry, Russia
Marek Dziki, executive director of the biological and medical technology cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation