French-American Innovation Days (FAID) 2016

French-American Innovation Days (FAID) 2016
FAID is an annual Franco-American event which brings together scientists, companies, entrepreneurs and investors. It is a high-level event in the Boston area where researchers and companies have the opportunity to exchange views on a specific technological issue, start co-operative activities and develop business transactions with a transatlantic perspective. The goal of the program is to facilitate the development of innovation ties between France and America.

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The topic of the 2016 edition is “Precision Medicine & New Technologies: Transforming Clinical Research”. This conference is organized by the Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States in collaboration with MIT and the Global Care Initiative, a consortium of 5 non-profit French research Carnot Institutes.

Among the attendees: highly renowned academicians, technology transfer officers, strategic alliances directors and funding/ventures players in healthcare as well as government’s stakeholders. This high-traffic conference will broadcast innovative approaches along with disruptive ways to improve patient care based on state-of-the-art expertise in precision medicine.


Conference highlights


  • The two days conference offers extensive networking opportunities to identify partners that will share their insights and inspirations on the major trends of the challenging healthcare industry.
  • Sessions with keynotes, case studies, interactive panel discussions featuring renowned scientists of the field.
  • Mini showcase of 2 to 3 minutes overviews of different French or American institutions, companies and start-ups determined to make a difference in advancing precision medicine


General Admission to the FAID 2016 - Day 1 (free but mandatory)
General Admission to the FAID 2016 - Day 2 (free but mandatory)
General Admission to the FAID 2016 - 2 Days Pass (free but mandatory)



Day 1



8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am

Welcoming Introduction

- Official of the Consulate General of France in Boston

9:15 am

Presentation of the Instituts Carnot Association / GLOBAL CARE Initiative Presentation

- Pascal Deschaseaux, MD, MBA, VP Ai Carnot, General Manager, CALYM

9:30 am

Big Data in Clinical Trials: From Integrated Patients’ Profile to Complex Biomarkers

A Multidimensional Contribution to Personalized Medicine in Lymphoma

- Gilles Salles, MD, PhD, Chairman, CALYM

- Michel Meignan, MD, PhD

- Fabrice Jardin

- Pierre Tervé, VP Technic & Scientific Advisor, Keosys

10:20 am

Coffee Break / Meet Up

10:50 am

Big Data in Clinical Trials: From Integrated Patients’ Profile to Complex Biomarkers

On Big Data Analysis/To be defined

11:10 am

Panel I on Big Data and Imaging

12:00 pm

Pitch Sessions

2 minutes overviews on the Institutes and companies

12:30 pm

Lunch / Meet Up

1:30 pm

Poster Sessions

Researchers showcase posters

2:00 pm

Big Data in Clinical Trials: From Integrated Patients’ Profile to Complex Biomarkers

On Big Data Analysis/To be defined

Next Generation of Clinical trials in Oncology

- Christophe Le tourneau, MD, PhD, Head of Early Trials, Institut Curie

- Emanuela Romano, MD, PhD, Head, Immunotherapy Unit, Institut Curie

2:50 pm

Guest Speaker

3:10 pm

Panel II

3:55 pm

Coffee Break / Meet Up

4:25 pm

Guest Speaker

4:55 pm

Institut Pasteur: Global Network for Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance

- Arnaud Fontanet, MD, PhD, Director, Institut Pasteur Centre for Global Health, Institut Pasteur

5:15 pm

Guest Speaker

5:30 pm

Closure Day I



Day 2



8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am

From Integrated Business Models to New Funding Strategies for Early Stage R&D

New Business Models of Innovation

- Christian Bréchot, MD, PhD President, Institut Pasteur

9:20 am

Panel I

10:00 am

From Integrated Business Models to New Funding Strategies for Early Stage R&D

Sucess Story: A Relevant Model for academia-industry R&D partnerships

- Gilles Salles, MD, PhD, Chairman, CALYM

10:20 am

From Integrated Business Models to New Funding Strategies for Early Stage R&D

Sucess Story: Biological Integrated Approached for Drug Development

- Sergio Roman-Roman, PharmD, PhD, Head, Translational Research, Institut Curie

10:30 am

Coffee Break / Meet Up

11:00 am

Rare Diseases: Many Models, Many Opportunities

To be defined

- Yves Agid, MD, PhD, Founder & Scientific Advisor, ICM

- José-Alain Sahel, MD, PhD, Director, Institut de la Vision

- Fanny Mochel, MD, PhD, Head, Metabolic Research Group, ICM

12:30 pm

Pitch Sessions

Quick fire start-up spotlight

1:00 pm

Lunch / Meet Up

2:30 pm

Keynote Address

- Stephane Bancel, Founding CEO, Moderna Therapeutics

2:30 pm

Transforming Clinical Research: New End-Points and Regulatory Renewal

Keynote + Panel / To be defined

- José-Alain Sahel, MD, PhD, Director, Institut de la Vision

- Yves Agid, MD, PhD, Founder & Scientific Advisor, ICM

4:00 pm

Coffee Break / Meet Up

4:30 pm

Poster Awards

4:45 pm

Conference Farewell: Networking Buffet




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