ELIXIR SME & Innovation Forum: Genomics and Health – Global resources for local Innovation

Date & Time 27-28 February
Address Scandic Grand Marina
Location Helsinki Finland

Want to benefit from the big data revolution and to use big data for your R&D? Looking to use Europe‚Äôs free and commercial bioinformatics resources in your company’s R&D processes? Want to network with other data and research-intensive companies? Come to the ELIXIR Innovation and SME forum, organized in Helsinki, on 27-28 February 2017.

The forum is aimed at the companies that use public bioinformatics resources in their business and would like to further streamline this process. The event is jointly organized by ELIXIR Finland, ELIXIR Estonia and the ELIXIR Hub and is particularly relevant for large and small companies active in the genomics and health domains.

It will:

  1. Introduce you to some of the free tools, data resources and services that are available through ELIXIR, including
  2. Stimulate interaction between participants and support the long term innovation of the participating companies
  3. Allow for networking with other companies and ELIXIR partners during the reception and poster sessions
  4. Showcase companies in dedicated flash talks.

Speakers will include Ilkka Lappalainen (ELIXIR Finland – CSC), Jaak Vilo (ELIXIR Estonia), Julia Wilson (Global Alliance for Genomics and Health), Tommi Lehtonen (CEO Blueprint Genetics), Anita Eliaason (COO -BC Platorfms), Thomas Keane (European Variation Archive Lead) and Serena Scollen (Head of Human Genomics at ELIXIR Hub).

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