The EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals took place as an online event. Moderated by Annemarie van Campen we were guided through an exciting programme. Each day of the semi-Finals 13 start-ups presented their 5-min pitches followed by Q&A sessions with the jury members. Moreover, multiple short and inspiring keynotes were included in the program, sharing some insights into different areas of healthcare innovation. And of course: at the end of the day, the winners of the sponsor awards and the names of the finalists were announced.
00:07 : Introduction to the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals
03:30 : Introduction to the BioTech Jury Panel
08:58 : Introduction to EIT Health by Kurt Höller (Director of Business Creation)
23:55 : Introduction to the prizes by Anna Badurska ( EIT Health Catapult Leader)
27:09 : Keynote "Going Public" by Frederik Gorter de Vries (Director at Kempen & Co Life Sciences & Healthcare)
42:46 : Keynote "Lies, Damned Lies and Raising Money" by Julie Rachline (Integrator CEO at LallianSe) & Kerry Ritz (CEO at Great River Ventures)
Biotech Pitch Session 1
The first four pitches of the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals in the Biotech category were presented by Double Bond Pharmaceutical AB (DBP), Gelmetix, Good Gut and HIQ Nano.
01:54 : Double Bond Pharmaceutical AB
14:03 : Gelmetix
25:16 : Good Gut
36:54 : HIQ Nano
Biotech Pitch Session 2
The second round of pitches of the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals in the BioTech category were presented by Lenio Bio, Medetia and Medi Sieve.
01:00 : Lenio Bio
15:05 : Medetia
26:19 : Medi Sieve
Biotech Pitch Session 3
The third round of pitches of the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals in the Biotech category was presented by Neobiomics, Omnigen BV, PanaceAR and PhagoMed.
01:00 : Neobiomics
11:50 : Omnigen BV
23:21 : PanaceAR
35:14 : PhagoMed
Biotech Pitch Session 4
The last four pitches of the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals in the BioTech category were presented by Seekyo Therapeutics, Senolytic Therapeutics S.L. and UVera.
00:55 : Seekyo Therapeutics
12:03 : Senolytic Therapeutics S.L.
23:02 : UVera
In the beginning of the final part of the EIT Health Catapult 2020 Semi-Finals program of the BioTech category, the 15-min keynote titled "Expert Insights: Governance of Biotech - Organisational and Talent Strategy at Inception" was presented by Virginie Lleu (Founder & Managing Director at L3S) and Nathalie Rowell (Founder and CEO at Virdis).
Then finally, the receipients of the sponsor awards and the seven winning teams of the BioTech category were announced by Kurt Höller (Director of Business Creation at EIT Health) and Annemarie van Campen (moderator).
00:50 : Keynote by Virginie Lleu & Nathalie Rowell
14:16 : Introduction to the Award Ceremony by Kurt Höller
16:59 : Amazon Web Services Award
19:22 : L3S Partnership & Virdis Group Award
21:40 : LallianSe Award
25:11 : McDermott, Will & Emery Award
27:50 : Jury Summary by Morten Jensen
31:07 : Announcement of the finalists
41:37 : Closing Remarks by Christina Bescos