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Challenge One Health

Niedersächsischer Life Science Tag

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At “Niedersächsischer Life Science Tag” on February 18, 2021, you will learn about current developments, the latest technologies and innovative research approaches from Lower Saxony’s business and scientific community. Discuss with experts and learn more about applications and opportunities of the One Health approach.

Future Topic

one health

In science and research, it is increasingly being recognized, that we need to broaden our understanding of “health” in a globalized, high-tech world, subject to climate change. The term One Health stands for an approach, which transcends traditional boundaries and requires intense cooperation between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences. 

HUMAN HEALTH

PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Animal health

Welcome

Dr. Maike Rochon (BioRegioN – Life Sciences Niedersachsen)

8:50 a.m.

Virtual entry

9:00 a.m.

Greeting

Dr. Maike Rochon (Head of BioRegioN – Life Sciences Lower Saxony)

9:15 a.m.

Greetings

Dr. Berend Lindner (State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitalization of Lower Saxony)

9:30 a.m.

The Challenge – Combating Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Resistance: Causes, Challenges, Needs in Business and Science (Keynote and Panel). Keynote: Prof. Albert Osterhaus (Leiter des Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses der Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover TiHo) Discussion:

  • Prof. Lothar Kreienbrock (Direktor Institut für Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informationsverarbeitung — TiHo)

 

  • Kristine Knipper (Geschäftsführerin Fassisi, Gesellschaft für Veterinärdiagnostik und Umweltanalysen mbH)

 

  • Prof. Albert Osterhaus (Leiter des Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses —TiHo)
  • Prof. Simone Scheithauer (Direktorin Institut für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektiologie — Universitätsmedizin Göttingen)

11:00 a.m.

Digital-Cross-Sectoral Approaches – The Opportunity for Innovative Solutions at the Interface of Science, Business and Technology (Presentations) Panel: Barbara Diehl (Chief Partnership Officer — Bundesagentur für Sprunginnovationen SPRIN-D) 15-Minute Talks:

  • Prof. Eberhard Bodenschatz (Direktor Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation Göttingen)

 

  • Dominik Ewald (Geschäftsführer Monitorfish GmbH)

 

  • Dr. Nils Hellrung (General Manager — vitagroup AG)

 

  • Prof. Dagmar Krefting (Leiterin Institut für Medizinische Informatik — UMG)

 

  • Anne Schnepf (Institut für Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informationsverarbeitung — TiHo)

 

  • Dirk Simon (CEO Evocal Health)

1:00 p.m.

Break and Online Networking

1:45 p.m.

Visions – Drug development and Prevention of Infections Solutions, Technologies, Collaborations and Lessons Learned (Panel).

Panel: Prof. Stefan Dübel (Leiter der Abteilung Biotechnologie — TU Braunschweig) Discussion:

  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Dübel (Head of the Department of Biotechnology – TU Braunschweig)

 

  • Dr. Leander Grode (Managing Director Vakzine Projekt Management VPM GmbH)

 

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Hust(Professor of Biotechnology – TU Braunschweig and Co-Founder – Norden Vaccines GmbH)

 

  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kalinke (Scientific Director TWINCORE, Center for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research)

 

  • Dr. Berit Lange (Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology – Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research Braunschweig)

 

  • Dr. Thomas Schirrmann (CEO Yumab GmbH)

2:45 p.m.

Call for Solutions Tobias Wedler (Branch Manager Startup.Niedersachen) Philip Mertes

3:00 p.m.

Science Slam

4:00 p.m.

Online Networking

8:50 a.m.

Virtual entry

9:00 a.m.

Greeting

Dr. Maike Rochon (Head of BioRegioN – Life Sciences Lower Saxony)

9:15 a.m.

Grußworte

Dr. Berend Lindner (Staatssekretär im Niedersächsischen Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Verkehr und Digitalisierung) und 

Dr. Sabine Johannsen (Staatssekretärin im Niedersächsischen Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur)

9:30 a.m.

The Challenge – Combating Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Resistance: Causes, Challenges, Needs in Business and Science (Keynote and Panel). Keynote: Prof. Albert Osterhaus (Leiter des Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses der Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover TiHo) Discussion:

  • Prof. Lothar Kreienbrock (Direktor Institut für Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informationsverarbeitung — TiHo)
  • Kristine Knipper (Geschäftsführerin Fassisi, Gesellschaft für Veterinärdiagnostik und Umweltanalysen mbH)
  • Prof. Albert Osterhaus (Leiter des Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses —TiHo)
  • Prof. Simone Scheithauer (Direktorin Institut für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektiologie — Universitätsmedizin Göttingen)

11:00 a.m.

Digital-Cross-Sectoral Approaches – The Opportunity for Innovative Solutions at the Interface of Science, Business and Technology (Presentations) Panel: Barbara Diehl (Chief Partnership Officer — Bundesagentur für Sprunginnovationen SPRIN-D) 15-Minute Talks:

  • Prof. Eberhard Bodenschatz (Direktor Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation Göttingen)

 

  • Dominik Ewald (Geschäftsführer Monitorfish GmbH)

 

  • Dr. Nils Hellrung (General Manager — vitagroup AG)

 

  • Prof. Dagmar Krefting (Leiterin Institut für Medizinische Informatik — UMG)

 

  • Anne Schnepf (Institut für Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informationsverarbeitung — TiHo)

 

  • Dirk Simon (CEO Evocal Health)

1:00 p.m.

Pause und Online-Networking

1:45 p.m.

Visions – Drug development and Prevention of Infections Solutions, Technologies, Collaborations and Lessons Learned (Panel) Impuls: Prof. Stefan Dübel (Leiter der Abteilung Biotechnologie — TU Braunschweig) Diskussion:

  • Prof. Stefan Dübel (Leiter der Abteilung Biotechnologie — TU Braunschweig)

 

  • Dr. Leander Grode (Geschäftsführer Vakzine Projekt Management VPM GmbH) – angefragt

 

  • Prof. Michael Hust (Co-Founder Norden Vaccines GmbH)

 

  • Prof. Ulrich Kalinke (Wissenschaftlicher Direktor TWINCORE, Zentrum für Experimentelle und Klinische Infektionsforschung)

 

  • Dr. Berit Lange (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin der Abteilung Epidemiologie — Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung Braunschweig)

 

  • Dr. Thomas Schirrmann (CEO Yumab GmbH)

2:45 p.m.

Call for Solutions Tobias Wedler (Geschäftsstellenleiter Startup.Niedersachen)

Philip Mertes 

3:00 p.m.

Science Slam

4:00 p.m.

Online-Networking

State Secretary in the Lower Saxony Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitization

Dr. Berend Lindner


State Secretary in the Lower Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture

Dr. Sabine Johannsen


Head of the Department of Biotechnology - TU Braunschweig

Prof. Dr. Stefan Dübel


Representative for Partnerships - Federal Agency for Leap Innovations SPRIN-D

Barbara Diehl 


General Manager — vitagroup AG

Dr. Nils Hellrung


Director Institute of Hospital Hygiene and Infectiology - University Medical Center Göttingen

Prof. Dr. med. Simone Scheithauer


Director Institute for Biometry, Epidemiology and Information Processing - University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover

Prof. Dr. Lothar Kreienbrock


Professor of Biotechnologye — TU Braunschweig and Co-Founder — Norden Vaccines GmbH

Prof. Dr. Michael Hust


Managing Director — Fassisi GmbH

Kristine Knipper


CEO — Vakzine Projekt Management GmbH

Dr. Leander Grode


CEO — YUMAB GmbH

Dr. Thomas Schirrmann


CEO — EVOCAL Health

Dirk Simon


Founder, CSO and Managing Director — MonitorFish GmbH

Dominik Ewald


18.2.2021

Conference

At the Lower Saxony Life Science Day on 18.2.2021, you will learn about current developments, the latest technologies and innovative research approaches from Lower Saxony’s industry and science. Discuss with experts and learn more about application fields and opportunities of the One Health approach.

until 16.2.2021

Call for Solutions

We are looking for scientists and entrepreneurs who want to rethink health across sectors, develop innovative solution ideas and present them to an expert audience in a short presentation.

This is also a good opportunity to refine your ideas for the hackathon and recruit your first team members!

from 12. until 14.3.2021

Hackathon

At the 48-hour hackathon from March 12-14, 2021, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions and initiate cross-sector collaborations. Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution.  Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution.

Participants from Germany and abroad

Hours of conference and hackathon

Interactive conference, workshop and networking sessions

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Passion to rethink health!

INSPIRING KEYNOTE SPEECHES

Learn about current developments and the latest technologies relating to One Health: Thought leaders from business, academia, and representatives from politics and government will discuss current developments, research approaches, and the convergence of human, animal, and planetary health.

Call For Solutions

Become part of the solution: As part of an open call for solutions, we are looking forcommitted entrepreneurs and scientists who want to rethink health across sectors according to the One Health approach, develop solutions to the most pressing questions of the future and present them.

Hackathon

Develop solutions in interdisciplinary teams: present your idea, convince the community of your approach and develop solutions together with data scientists, software developers, product managers and other interested parties during a 48-hour hackathon.

DIGITAL NETWORKING

Network with innovators, decision-makers, and pioneers from science and business: the virtual conference, numerous online workshops and interactive networking sessions connect people and ideas across sectors – from human and veterinary medicine, to environmental sciences and the technology and start-up scene.

ONE HEALTH

In science and research, there is increasing recognition that we need to subject the topic of “health” to a broader understanding in our globalized, high-tech world that is subject to climate change. Behind the term One Health lies an approach to health that blurs sectoral boundaries and requires intensive cooperation between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Live open innovation and technology transfer: find the right partners and develop ideas for new products, services and processes. Identify new customers, markets, and fields of expertise with the help of experts from the Innovationszentrum Niedersachsen.

Challenge One Health is an event organized by Innovationszentrum Niedersachsen GmbH in cooperation with xHACK. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitalization of Lower Saxony.


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