Tango of the Two: Academia and Industry

Co-chairs: Prof. Yael Hanein, PhD, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University; Yaron Daniely, PhD, CEO, Yissum

12:10-12:30 Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer, Philips

12:30-12:45 Prof. Yaakov Nahmais, PhD, Director, Grass Center for Bioengineering, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: “Sensor-driven Leap in Drug Development on a Chip” 

12:45-13:00 Arnaldo Mayer, PhD, VP, R&D, Voxellence: “Voxellence: AI-powered Radiology”

13:00-13:15 Prof. Yael Hanein, PhD, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University: “Monitoring Sleep Stages at Home”

13:15-13:45 Panel discussion: Lessons Learnt by Researchers
Moderator: Prof. Yael Hanein, PhD, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Panelists
Prof. David Mirelman, PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science
Prof. Gal Markel, MD, PhD, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Daniel Offen, PhD, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Yaakov Nahmais, PhD, Director, Grass Center for Bioengineering, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

13:45-14:00 Eran Stark, MD, PhD, Sackler Faculty of MedicineTel Aviv University: “Penetrating Neural Probes”

14:00-14:15 Giora Davidovits, President and CEO, Savicell: “A Revolutionary Liquid Biopsy, Immunometabolism Platform for High Accuracy, Early Stage Diagnosis of Diseases”

14:10-15:40 Lunch Break

15:40-15:55 Prof. Tal Dvir, PhD, Tel Aviv University: “Printed Heart”

15:55-16:10 Tomer Behor, CEO, RenewSenses: “RenewSenses – Conveying Vision Through Sound”

16:10-16:25 Chen Levin, CEO, Xact Robotics Ltd: “XACT Robotics – XACTly on Target Every Time”

16:25-16:40 Uzi Sofer, Alpha TAU Medical: “First Alpha-radiation Cancer Treatment for Solid Tumors”

16:40-16:55 Tamar Ben-Yedidia, PhD, CSO, BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd: “Update of the Pivotal, Clinical Efficacy, Phase 3 trial of BiondVax’s M-001 Universal Influenza Vaccine”

16:55-17:45 Panel Discussion: It Takes a Village: Boosting the Volume and Quality of Academic Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Yaron Daniely, PhD, CEO, Yissum
Panelists:
Aviv Zeevi, PhD, VP, Technology Infrastructure Division, Israel Innovation Authority
Kelly Krajnik, Senior Manager, Devices, Diagnostics, Mayo Clinic Ventures
Regine Shevach, Managing Director at Inter-Lab, an affiliate of Merck KGaA
Yair Schindel, MD, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, aMoon
Shai Policker, CEO, Medex Xelerator LP