We had a great pleasure to be nominated for Economic Award presented by Money.pl Editorial Staff. It was first edition of the Money.pl award has been launched. SDS Optic was in grand final with 11 companies like: CD Projekt, Synthos, Dom Development, Eobuwie. Judges has chosen companies and technologies that are going to shape the future of the Polish economy. We are so happy to be one of them. Whole event has taken part during Impact CEE in Cracow. Instead of this we’ve been also nominated for Next Health Investment Pitch organized in cooperation with Amgen Ventures. Startups with tomorrow’s ideas in medicine, competed for the attention of top pharmaceutical companies and VC funds.
European Innovation Council (EIC), as part of Business Acceleration Services for its selected SME Instrument funded project, has invited TOP40 selected fast-growing DeepTech SMEs for a scaling up day at Euronext HQ in Paris La Dafense.SDS Optic with its disruptive cancer diagnostic device has been one of the company participating in the event.With introduction of Romain Bouttier from EASME and Camille Leca, Euronext Chief Operating Officer Listing, we all had a chance to go through the Financing Journey and get ready for scaling up by IPO at Euronext in the future.
We have learned a lot about step-by-step process of going public, raising money on regulated markets, we meet more than 20 top European investors, had a great networking discussions and pitching sessions.At the end of the day we visited main floor and took a part in Closing Bell of Euronext floors all over Europe.Everyone could also ring the bell and feel like just being listed.
CEBioForum has a long tradition. The first event was held in 2000 (previously under the name Bio-Forum) in Łódź at the initiative of professor Tadeusz Pietrucha, a biotechnologist, associate professor of the Medical University in Łódź. The objective of the Central European BioForum is to present Polish biotechnological sector to foreign investors and encourage their engagement. At yesterday’s edition SDS Optic CEO Marcin Staniszewski took part in discussion about funds for recapitalization of biotech companies. Conference was a great opportunity to talk about Bridge Alfa programme and meet representatives of National Centre of Research and Development.
Since 2011 alumni of the Top500 Innovators Programme have organized meet up to boost cooperation between science and business. SDS Optic team was invited by organizers as main lecturers. We’ve taken part in discussion panels. Magdalena Staniszewska and Marcin Staniszewski were main speakers at MedTech-related startup technology debate. Next day our company was represented by Chief Business Officer Mateusz Sagan at discussion panel about BioTech-related startup technology. Whole event was full of keynotes heart-warming speeches,
Pitch Decks for innovators, Affiliates Brokerage Events, networking sessions with guests from US and GB Embassy and Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Except that organizers have delivered extraordinary workshops with 10 tools as canvas for participants after workshops. It was great honor for us to be there. We hope to visit following meet up next year.
Last week we were present at European Innovation Council Roadshow in Warsaw. We’ve been talking about new funding opportunities and inPROBE project as a flagship HORIZON 2020 beneficiary from Poland. Mateusz Sagan our Chieff Business Officer has taken part in panel and Q&A discussion with notable company like: Patrick Child, Deputy Director General of DG RTD, European Commission, Kinga Stanisławska, High Level Group of Innovators of EIC, Mateusz Gaczyński Director, Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
The organizer of event was: European Commission, CE Representation in Poland, Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU. The EIC pilot was first introduced in 2018 under the current Horizon 2020 programme. Building on that experience, European Commission now introduces enhanced funding schemes supporting great ideas and innovation.
Join us at BIO International Convention! Event attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. We would like to invite you to visit Poland’s National Stand. Conference brings together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell. Polish Investment and Trade Agency will promote Polish biotech sector in cooperation with most innovative and with huge potential exhibitors from Poland.