Bio Med Session I

Translational research – Building solutions to real medical problems

Session Time and Date:  Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 12:00 – 13:45

Chair: Daphna Murvitz (8400 Health Network)

This session will showcase case studies of companies and technologies co-founded by researchers and physicians, relating to learnings, opportunities, pain points, knowledge barriers, infrastructure, and keys for success.
Scientists, entrepreneurs, and investors will share their experience in combining or moving from translational research and developing technologies and cures in the industry, in order to reveal the possibilities and complexities in the true junction of science and Healthcare. 

There will be four 25 minutes Fireside chats: 

·       Prof. Yifat Merbl – Dr. Tehila Ben Moshe

·       Prof. Ido Amit – Dr. Kfir Oved, MD

·       Dr. Amir Szold, MD – Dr. Ronit Bendori

·       Prof. Shulamit Levenberg- Dr. Yael Grunbaum- Cohen


 Bio Med Session II

Fostering the next breakthroughs – Educators perspective

Session Time and Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 15:00 – 16:45

Chairs: Shay Ben- Shachar, MD ; Salomon Stemmer (RMC)

This session is aimed to present the educator’s perspective when guiding and designing the next generation of doctors and researches to innovative, interdisciplinary and inventive thinking:
Which skills and tools do the next generation will have to master? How do you balance medical work with research and innovative ideas? Through what kinds of industry collaborations can you advance your patients? Which existing and in-the-process vehicles are there to encourage that?


·         Prof. Shay Ben-Shachar, MD

·         Prof. Salomon Stemmer, MD

·         Prof. Irit Ben Aharon, MD

·         Prof. Dina Ben Yehuda, MD


 Bio Med Session III

Gaps and Opportunities – Academia and Industry side by side

Session Time and Date: Thursday, 23 February 2023, 08:30 – 10:15

Chair: Dapha Murvitz (8400 Health Network)

A panel followed by round-table discussions with leading translational scientists and industry executives, discussing opportunities, successes, and challenges within the academia-industry different interfaces – from translational research and tech transfer to models of collaboration and career opportunities.


·         Dr. Tehila Ben Moshe

·         Dr. Ronit Ben Dori

·         Dr. Amir Szold

·         Dr. Kfir Oved

·         Dr. Vered Gigi

·         Prof. Salomon Stemmer

·         Mr. Aryeh Batt

·         Dr. Einat Zisman

·         Prof. Adi Barzel