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Webinar: Swiss Biotech Association’s perspective on COVID-19 pandemic

Basel Area Business & Innovation, Standortförderung Basel-Stadt, Standortförderung Baselland

In this webinar we will:

- present the strengths of the Swiss biotech industry and its reaction to the current pandemic
- demonstrate in which ways the industry is negatively affected and exposed
- highlight available support and tools to help mitigate the impact of the pandemic and foster national and international collaborations
- outline the financial and operational support the cantons Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land can provide
- provide an outlook how the Basel region supports the further expansion of the biotech industry

The webinar will include a Q&A part with the opportunity to discuss individual situations and questions.
Please submit your questions beforehand here to allow the speakers to prepare.

When: 14.05.2020, 13:00-14:30
Platform: Zoom (link after registration)



13:00    How COVID-19 affects start-ups
Participants report their experiences and expectations


13:05    Welcome & introduction
Karin Sartorius, Life Science Manager Economic Development AWA Basel-Stadt
Dr. Robert Sum, Corporate Support LifeSciences & Innovation Economic Development Basel-Land
Dr. Adrian Sprenger, Manager Entrepreneurship Basel Area Business & Innovation


13:10    Speakers
Heike Bihlmann, Swiss Biotech Association
Dr. Michael Altorfer, Swiss Biotech Association


13:45    Q&A


14:30    End


Participation to the event is free of charge; however, your registration by 13th May 2020 is kindly required.
Follow this link to confirm your participation.

For further information or to register additional participants, please visit our website.


Kind regards


Karin Sartorius
Manager Life Sciences, Economic Development AWA Basel-Stadt

Robert Sum
Corporate Support Life Sciences & Innovation, Economic Development Basel-Landschaft

Adrian Sprenger
Manager Entrepreneurship, Basel Area Business & Innovation

Datum & Zeit

Do. 14. Mai 2020

13:00 - 14:30 Uhr


Platform: Zoom (link after registration)