Technology Transfer Office

Women Leaders Building the Future of Biotech

Institut Curie
In the light of the International Women's day, we invite you to celebrate successful female leaders in the Biosciences and learn about their journeys and experiences by attending the seminar “Women Leaders Building the Future of Biotech” organized at the Institut Curie, Paris in March 15th 2018.
15 Mar
Women Leaders Building the Future of Biotech
Location: Institut Curie - Amphi Burg
Organizer: Curie In'C2 initiative
Intervenants : Rafaèle Tordjman

The event is jointly organised by In´C2 initiative (Innovation, curiosity and creativity promoting tech-transfer initiative at the Institut Curie) and LIBRA (initiative unifying efforts of European research centres to achieve gender equality in academia) and supported by PSL Université - Innovation & Entreprise.

The current work done by leaders in academia and industry will determine the course of development of the Biotech field in the future. Let's discover together inspiring female leaders and learn about the current research on gender equality in the field.

We are proud to announce our keynote speaker: Rafaèle Tordjman, who has more than 15 years of life science investment experience. She has been the managing partner at Sofinnova (Biggest venture capital firm in France, which has financed and accompanied over 500 life science companies). Starting with successful career in medical research, she continued with investment and served on the board of such biotechs as Ascendis and DBV Technologies. She is promoting gender equality in Biotech and has founded W.I.T.H. to connect women in healthcare.

More amazing speakers to be announced! Short talks and Q&R session will be followed by informal networking and cocktail.

The event is open to everyone interested with mandatory registration here till March 8th.