Invite Conference 2022

INVITE is hosting a full-day virtual conference on “Innovation, Visions & Technologies 2022”. 

On March 16th 2022, collaboration partners of INVITE meet for a one-day event. 3 key topic streams will address collaboration, smart automation &  drug delivery technologies and how they contribute and drive innovation.

To participate in each topic stream, please click on the links provided below:

Participants are practitioners with a background of engineering or science. All are actively pushing innovation in their area of responsibility. Our network exists out of a unique mix of academia and business, out of experts and decision makers working for INVITE, Bayer, Merck, UCB, and many other industrial & academic partners.

Confirmed speakers are:

Opening Key note:   Prof. Dr. med. Jens Jordan, DLR  / German Aerospace Center, Head of Institute of Aerospace Medicine

Drug Delivery:  
- Prof. Dr. Dr. Lorenz Meinel
, University of Würzburg, Head of Chair for Pharmaceutical Technology & Biopharmaceutics
- Dr. Carsten Schmidt, Merck Healthcare KGaA, Healthcare R&D, Head of Drug Product Development 
- Dr. Kerstin Schäfer
, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, Head Early Development
- Kelly Vandera, PhD, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Pharma Technical Development Chemistry Formulation
- Vladimir Torchilin, PhD, DSc, University Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University, Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine

Smart Automation:  
- David Wolton
, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Engineering Technology Lead
- Antje Schmelzer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Head of Center of Excellence RobotiX  
- Markus Stübchen
, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd,  Global Technical Lead Sterile Manufacturing and Robotic Network Team 
- Henry Bloch, Managing Director, Semodia GmbH
- Dr. Jonas Angstenberger, AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, NBE Formulation Sciences & Process Development,   Lab Head Automated HT Formulation Screening & Data Science

- Prof. Dr. Antonio Molina
, Director of Centre for Plant Biotechnology & Genomics (CBGP, UPM-INIA))
- Dr. Jan Woelz, Bayer AG, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Head of Ecotoxicology
- Thomas Görgen, Covestro Deutschland AG, Head of Global Alliance Management
- Frank Roschanger, Boehringer Ingelheim, Highly distinguished Research Fellow Development Sciences

Final Key note:  Rob Harbron, Oxford Economics

You can find the conference agenda below:

Please, check this page for updated information & the final program. Please use the link below to
register in advance for the event (do not use Google Chrome as browser for registration; check your spam folder for confirmation e-mail; in case you miss receiving a conformation e-mail, please register again using another browser):

Online Registration

Please safe the date (March 16th, 2022) for this virtual venue in your calendars. 

Below you can find the template to the interactive session of the robotics: