Collaborate to Innovate

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The 60 minutes hybrid event organized under the patronage of the B20 Health & Life Sciences Task Force, will inaugurate on Wednesday 15th September the new Dompé research facility located within the Pharmacy Department of Napoli’s Federico II University. High-level institutional and scientific speakers will illustrate how pooling academic and industrial competencies are accelerating the development of new knowledge and therapies against Covid, benefitting both society and businesses. In his keynote, Professor Ariel Warshel, Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner (2013) will address how computational technologies are revolutionizing biopharmaceutical research and the opportunities lying ahead.


18.00 - Welcome Address – Matteo Lorito, Dean University of Naples Federico II

Opening remarks – Sergio Dompé, CEO and President, Dompé farmaceutici

Marcello Allegretti, Chief Scientist, Dompé farmaceutici

Sanzio Bassini, Director of Supercomputing Applications and Innovation, Cineca

Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT, European Commission

Keynote address - Investing in innovations: a new paradigm - Arieh Warshel, Chemistry Noble Prize, University of Southern California and Member of Mediate’s Scientific Committee

Luigi Nicolais, President Materias and University of Naples “Federico II” emeritus Professor

19.00 - Closing - Maria Cristina Messa, Minister of University and Research

Moderator: Guido Romeo, Dompé farmaceutici

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