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8:30 Welcome Address
  H.E François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the U.S.
8:45 am Introduction: GIANT, Grenoble Innovation for Advanced New Technologies
William Stirling, "European Synchrotron Radiation Facility" Director
Eva Pebay-Peyroula, Director, Institute for Structural Biology (IBS); President, French National Research Agency; Member, French Academy of Sciences
Paul Friedmann, Executive Director of PVLSI, Dean's Professor in Biomedical Innovation at Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst
9:00 - 10:30 am Session I "Deciphering Complexity and Diversity of Life"
9:00 am Topic: The convergence of structural biology and cellular biology
Prof. Eva Pebay-Peyroula
9:20 am Topic: The coming epidemic of neurologic diseases and what can be done about it: New innovative tools
Prof. Gregory A. Petsko
9:40 am Topic: How large instruments can help advance innovation in healthcare
Dr. Ed Mitchell
10:00 am Topic: Promise Advanced Proteomics innovates in protein quantification
Dr. Tristan Rousselle, Dr. Jérôme Garin
10:30 am Break
10:50 - 12:30pm Session II : "Key Competencies For Innovation"
10:50 am Topic: BioHealth computing graduate school
Prof. Philippe Sabatier
11:10 am Topic: Opportunities for integrating medicine and bioengineering in respiration
Prof. Peter D. Wagner
11:30 am Topic: Management, driving the innovation chain
Thierry Grange
11:50 pm Topic: Key Success Factors to foster the Impact of Research in Innovation: going from collaborative to translational
Prof. Michael Page
12:10 pm Topic: Intravascular OCT a translational story
Prof. Gary Tearney
12:30 - 2:30 pm Lunch and Poster Session
2:30 - 3:40 pm Session III "New Innovation in Healthcare" – Part I
2:30 pm Topic: Emerging business models in the healthcare industry
Prof. Valérie Sabatier
2:50 pm Topic: Convergence of drugs, diagnostics, devices and procedures
Prof. Michael CIMA
3:10 - 5:10 pm Session III "New Innovation in Healthcare" – Part II
3:10 pm Topic: Micro and Nanoelectronics: moving from medical nanotechnologies to patient care
Patrick Boisseau, Prof. François Berger
3:40 pm Break
4:00 pm Topic: Healthcare and fitness at home
Christophe Bernard
4:20 pm Topic:Innovation in biomedical research: role of the Contract Research Organization
Dr. Alain Stricker-Krongrad
4:40 pm Topic: Cytoo, a new brand of biotech innovation
François Chatelain, Dr. Alexandra Fuchs
5:10 pm Closing remarks and Poster Awards

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