Collaborate to Innovate

The 60 minutes hybrid event organized under the patronage of the B20 Health & Life Sciences Task Force, inaugurated the new Dompé research facility located within the Pharmacy Department of Napoli’s Federico II University. High-level institutional and scientific speakers 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) addresses 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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