Leading research experts meet at the UAB campus for "Science and Entrepreneurship in Feminine"
On 18 November at 9:30 a.m. the UAB offices of the Vice Rector for Innovation and Strategic Projects and the Vice Rector for Students and Employability organise a "Science and Entrepreneurship in Feminine" seminar to raise awareness of women standing out in innovation and entrepreneurship at the UAB campus.
17 November 2022
The event also aims to provide specific resources for women interested in innovating and/or becoming entrepreneurs.
The session will be held in the UAB Theatre Hall and ICMAB researcher Nora Ventosa, president of the TECNIO Association and co-founder of the spin-off Nanomol Technologies will be part of it.
The seminar will be inaugurated by Rosa María Sebastián, Vice Rector for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship, and Lluís Juncà, General Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Government of Catalonia.
Following the inaugural speech, Nora Ventosa, researcher at the Nanomol-Bio group of the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB CSIC), president of the TECNIO association and founder of the Nanomol Technologies spin-off, will give an inspirational conference on her experience as a woman researcher and entrepreneur with the objective of motivating other young women scientists.
The main sessions in this seminar will consist in three round tables. One will include UAB researchers, leaders in each of their fields; another will take place with women entrepreneurs; and the third round table will be conducted with women from public and private entities who fund and support projects made by women.
The seminar will be held at the UAB Theatre Hall and will also be streamed live through the UAB's YouTube channel. Seating is limited, please sign up if you are interested in attending.
9:45 a.m. Welcoming session Rosa María Sebastián, Vice Rector for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship, UAB Lluís Juncà, General Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Government of Catalonia
10:00 a.m. Inspirational conference Nora Ventosa, researcher at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB CSIC), president of the TECNIO association and founder of the Nanomol Technologies spin-off.
10:15 a.m. Round table "Science and Innovation" Miranda Jessica Lubbers, researcher of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, UAB. Gara Villalba Méndez, researcher of the Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, UAB. Fàtima Bosch, director of the Centre for Animal Biotechnology and Gene Therapy (CBATEG UAB). Júlia Vergara-Alert, main researcher of the zoonotic coronaviruses group of the Animal Health Research Centre (IRTA CReSA). Moderated by Margarita Arboix, former rector of the UAB.
11:05 a.m. Coffee break - Networking
11:45 a.m. Round table "Entrepreneurial Women Scientists" Olga Francino, CEO at Nano1Health. Neus Sabaté, ICREA researcher at the Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona (IMB-CNM CSIC) and founder of Fuelium and Sweanty. Elisabet del Valle, CEO at Onalabs. Bruna Alvárez, lecturer of the UAB Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology and member of the Inari Global Social Action spin-off. Moderated by Teresa Baró, president of the Entrepreneurship Commission at FIDEM.
12:35 p.m. Round table "Public and Private Funding" Anna Plana, manager opf the Business Angels & Family Offices Network at the IESE Business School. Mireia Núñez de Prado i Escarrà, co-founder of WA4STEAM. Maria Pilar González, head of the Department of Institutional Promotion and Regional Cooperation at CDTI. Marta Campillo, investment manager at Bstartup. Moderated by Marta-Patricia Aparicio, co-founder and president of Keymon Angels-BAN.
1:25 p.m. Closing session Rosa María Sebastián, Vice Rector for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship, UAB.