"Making the Move"


Date: 20 November 2013
Time: 4.30pm-7pm    Venue: Congress Center Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstrasse,40474 Düsseldorf, CCD-Süd Room 02, Ground floor


Bird & Bird LLP invites you to a networking and information event on November 20, 4.30 - 7.00 pm during MEDICA 2013, in Düsseldorf.

 

The event entitled “Making the Move” deals with

  • the challenges and legal issues which life sciences companies entering the U.S./ German markets are facing and
  • the available collaboration and support programs

and includes a networking reception.

 

The event is brought to you in collaboration with, inter alia,

  • BioRiver – Life Science im Rheinland e.V.
  • U.S. Consulate General/U.S. Commercial Service, Düsseldorf
  • City of Düsseldorf
  • Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

We look forward to meeting you in Düsseldorf!

Would you like to attend?

The programme

Registration
4.00-4.30

Welcome remarks
4.30-4.40

•Uwe Kerkmann, Head of Economic Development, City of Düsseldorf
•Angus McQuilken, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center 
General Consul 
•Stephen A. Hubler, U.S. Consulate General, Düsseldorf

Biotech and Medtech in North Rhine-Westphalia: Opportunities for collaboration and support programs
4.40-5.05

•MedizinTechnik.NRW, Oliver Lehmkühler, Clustermanager
•BioRiver – Life Science im Rheinland e.V., Frauke Hangen, Managing director
•BIO.NRW Cluster Biotechnology North Rhine-Westphalia (inquired)

Support programs and “good to knows”: typical challenges of U.S. market entry
5.05-5.30
Thomas J. Sommer, MassMEDIC

Legal best practices for entering the German market
5.30-5.45
Ina vom Feld, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP, Düsseldorf

We made the move - US company in Germany
5.45
n.n.

Reception
Following
beverages and sandwiches are served