Regional BioCamp 2011

May 29 - 31, 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Regional BioCamp 2011 is a three day forum, that brings together selected top students with distinguished experts and top managers. It is a great opportunity to gain direct insight into the world of research and international business environment within the pharmaceutical industry.

Winners of the first Alpe-Adria Regional BioCamp announced
1. 6. 2011 | At the first regional BioCamp Alpe-Adria the individual winners of the competition section of the three-day forum are Véronique Bos from Netherlands, who is studying at the Management Center Innsbruck in Austria, and Klemen Španinger from Slovenia, who is a phd student of biomedicine at the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana … more »

First regional BioCamp in the Alpe-Adria region – excellent opportunity for top students to meet science and business
30. 5. 2011 | Participants of this first regional BioCamp in Slovenia were welcomed by the Chancellor of the University of Ljubljana, Dr. Stanislav Radovan Pejovnik, and President of the Lek Management Board, Vojmir Urlep … more »


  • Key-note presentations of leading scientists from academia, Sandoz and Novartis:
    • New developments in generic pharmaceutical industry and its impact in academia and business
    • Worldwide experience in biosimilar development
    • Starting a biotechnology company
    • Synthetic biology
    • Efficient enantioselective synthesis
    • Career opportunities in pharmaceutical industry
    • Knowledge for the economic development of the society
  • Students’ workshop:
    • How to develop and launch a pharmaceutical product
  • A visit to Lek, a Sandoz company, development facilities

Sunday, 29 May

  • Ljubljana sightseeing and welcome dinner in Ljubljana city centre

Monday, 30 May

  • Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik, Rector of the University of Ljubljana
  • Welcome address by Vojmir Urlep, President of the Lek Board of Management
  • Key note presentations by:
    • Prof. Dr. Uroš Urleb, Chief Scientific Officer, Sandoz
    • Dr. Mark McCamish, Head Global Development Biopharmaceuticals, Sandoz
    • Prof. Dr. Irena Mlinarič-Raščan, University of Ljubljana
    • Dr. Murat Acemoglu, Novartis Leading Scientist, Novartis
    • Prof. Dr. Roman Jerala, University of Ljubljana, National Institute of Chemistry,EN-FIST Centre of Excellence
    • Dr. Enej Kuščer, Director, Aciess Bio
  • Case study introduction and work in break-out sessions

Tuesday, 31 May

  • Case study finalization in break-out sessions
  • Visit to one of the Lek, a Sandoz company dveleopmnet centers and Lavička collection
  • Case study team presentations
  • Key note presentation:
    • Samo Roš, Head of Human Resources and member of the Lek Board of Management and Dr. Janja Lukša, Head Sandoz Development Center Austria

Participating countries

  • Slovenia
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Serbia
  • Macedonia
  • Austria (Graz)
  • Italy (Trieste)