Want to benefit from the big data revolution and to use big data for your R&D? Looking to use Europe’s 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 program is aimed at the companies that use public bioinformatics resources in their business and would like to further streamline this process.
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. (If you want to give a Flashtalk, please notify us by filling the corresponding text box during the registration proccess)
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 Eliasson (COO - BC Platorfms), Marc Fiume (CEO - DNA Stack), Thomas Keane (EVA - EMBL/EBI LEader) and Serena Scollen (Head of Human Genomic at ELIXIR Hub)
The event is jointly organized by ELIXIR Finland, ELIXIR Estonia and the ELIXIR Hub.
Participants will be required to use their own laptops for the Tech Track sessions. Any specific laptop requirements will be communicated nearer to the event.
Registration has been closed. If you require addtional registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. It is free to attend.
Delegates will need to arrange their own accommodation for the meeting.
Suggestions for local hotels are as follows:
Partcipants will need to make their own arrangements to and from the meeting.
The venue is in a comfortable hotel by the sea in idyllic Katajanokka, next to the Market Square and the Helsinki city centre.
Information of reaching the venue can be found here.