Jun 2011

Industrial Research and Science - Panel Discussion on 24 June, 2011

“Is industry-sponsored research still scientific?” is the main topic of a panel discussion at the 14th annual congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wundheilung und Wundbehandlung e.V. in Hanover on Friday 24 June, 2011. Dr. Eisele will be participating as a panel member stating his opinion on potential conflicts between industry sponsored research and independent science. The discussion will be moderated by TV editor Judith Schulte-Loh.
During the workshop “Clinical Trials: from Idea to Publication”, Dr. Eisele will also be giving a report on the prerequisites of clinical trials (investigator, study leader etc.) and the surrounding circumstances following the amendments of the Medicinal Products Act.

Download the congress program here. Visit here for regular updates.

Bio International Convention in Washington DC from 27 to 30 June, 2011

Bio International Convention in Washington DC (27 to 30 June, 2011) is the world’s most important congress of the bioengineering industry. Representatives from research, industry and politics discuss the latest developments in bioengineering and current business opportunities. VPM will be represented by Dr. Leander Grode, Director Business Development.

Dr. Bernd Eisele at Lower Saxony Life Science Day on 23 June, 2011

Dr. Bernd Eisele, CEO of VPM, is going to hold a report on “Translational Development of a New Tuberculosis Vaccine: From Bed to Bench and Back Again” at the 9th Lower Saxony Life Science Day in Hanover on 23 June, 2011.
The event is being organized by the state supported BioRegionN initiative and focusses on transfer/translation and infection. Visit here for further information.