3-5 December 2018: SFNano (French Society for Nanomedicine meeting)

Since 2014, the French Society for Nanomedicine (SFNano) has organized three national meetings in Nancy, Paris and Bordeaux, as well as a summer school on Nucleic Acid Delivery in 2017 and the European Nanomedicine Meeting (ENM15) in Grenoble in 2015. This year SFNano will be held in Montpellier, France, from December 3rd to 5th.

This is a great opportunity to gather and share your ideas and perspectives in the field of Nanomedicine. Scientific sessions will allow to be up-to date in the field of characterization, cancer, immunology, imaging and topical delivery, thanks to the excellent speakers on the roster, namely Ernst Wagner, Vasilis Ntziachristos, Jean-Christophe Leroux, Pascal DumyBéhazine Combadière, Karine Breckpot, Igor Clarot, Janos Szebeni, Pablo Taboada, Rabah Boukherroub and Jean-Marie Devoisselle. Do not miss the Biotech corner to discover the local biotech companies and the Young SFNano session with 3 minute-presentations from PhDs and post-docs. Communicate more deeply on the subjects during the poster sessions and in the convivial atmosphere of the Gala dinner.

Registration and abstract submission are now opened: http://www.sfnano.fr/montpellier/

SF Nano 2018

Promo flyer SF Nano 2018 (click for large version)

NanoMed – OcuTher joint mini symposium at ESCDD 2018

On Tuesday April 10, 2018 the ITN projects OcuTher and NanoMed organised a joint mini symposium in advance of the ESCDD congress in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands.

 

Elisabeth Nance of Washington University gives the keynote presentation at the OcuTher – NanoMed mini symposium in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands

 

Fellows, PI’s and partner representatives of both projects, together with other interested guests, attended talks by Prof. Carl Figdor, Radboud University (NL); Prof. Francine Behar-Cohen, University of Lausanne and Jules-Gonin Eye Hospital, Lausanne (CH) ; and Prof. Elizabeth Nance, University of Washington, Seatlle (USA) who was also awarded with the NanoMed award for most inspiring young researcher in NanoMedicine.

 

Francine Behar-Cohen from the University of Lausanne gives a presentation at the OcuTher – NanoMed mini symposium in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands

 

The day and subsequent congress were also embedded into the NanoMed programme as a training and social activity, and the usual project meetings were organised around it. We want to thank the speakers for contributing to a very successful and inspiring event.

19-20 November 2018: Next NanoMed meeting at Synthon and ChemConnection

The next NanoMed meeting will be held at partner Synthon and beneficiary ChemConnection in November. During this meeting there will be training sessions and lectures which we, with the help of our company partners, will focus on business development, the formation and management of a start-up company, intellectual property aspects, licensing, regulatory aspects, et cetera.