IV Russian-Finnish Symposium
“Academy and industry cooperation: from science to business”
On October 20, 2017 the IV Russian-Finnish Symposium “Academy and industry cooperation: from science to business” will be held in St Petersburg.
The main objective of Symposium - is exchange of experience and development plans for joint Russian-Finnish research in biomedical fields for the Project "Northern Growth Corridor".
The III Symposium was held in Turku in 2016 and was attended by more than 200 leading scientists from Finland and Russia, health care professionals, government representatives, pharmaceutical companies, graduate students and students of Turku and St Petersburg medical universities.
Program of the IV Symposium in 2017 will include presentations by leading scientists of SPCPA, University of Turku and Abo Academy (Turku), representatives of the Finnish and Russian pharmaceutical companies, poster presentations of young scientists and graduate students, discussions on actual issues of implementations of joint biomedical research programs aimed on developing new medicines for diabetes, including bioinformatic resources.
The Program IV of the Symposium is scheduled to report on the following topical areas:
I. Drugs of plant origin: from research to practical pharmacy
II.Joint international projects: science and academic mobility
III.New approaches in drug development
The Symposium will be attended by leading scientists from the universities of Russia and Finland. Keynote speakers include:
-Prof.Kalervo Väänänen, rector, University of Turku
-Prpf.Niklas Sandler, vice-rector, Abo Academy
-Prof. Reko Leino, Abo Academy
-Dr. Jessica Rosenfeld, Abo Academy
-Prof. Sergei Okovity, SPCPA.
-Prof. Alexey Lagunin, Pirogov RNRMU
-Prof. Alexander Nosov, IPP RAS
In 2016 a joint research project of the SPCPA, University of Turku, Åbo Academy (Turku) and the University of Eastern Finland on development of new drugs was included into Russian-Finnish Intergovernmental Action Program of cooperation in the framework of a bilateral "Declaration on Partnership for Modernization".
Venue of the IV Symposium: Center for Import Substitution and Localization, 103, pavilion 4., Bolshoy pr. V.O., St. Petersburg
Registration for participation in the IV Symposium is required by:
For more information, please contact the Symposium Organizing Committee:
Saint-Petersburg State Chemical and Pharmaceutical Academy
14, lit. A, Professor Popov st., St. Petersburg
Phone: (812) 499-39-00
Fax: (812) 499 39-02