Regional BioCamp 2013

May 12 - 14, 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Regional BioCamp 2013 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.

Regional BioCamp 2013 – insight into the world of the most advanced technology
15. 5. 2013 | At the conclusion of the third Regional BioCamp the winners of the competition part were announced. Patricia Wildberger from the Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering at Graz University and Gašper Pustovrh from Biotechnical Faculty at University of Ljubljana developed the best case study … more »

Minister Dr Pikalo addressed the participants of the Regional BioCamp 2013
13. 5. 2013 | On Monday, 13 May 2013, the Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Dr Jernej Pikalo, at the premises of Lek Pharmaceuticals, a Sandoz company, in Ljubljana addressed the participants of the Regional BioCamp 2013. The participants from 7 countries, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Monte Negro, Macedonia and Austria, are taking part … more »


  • Key-note presentations of leading scientists from academia, Sandoz and Novartis:
    • New developments in the generic pharmaceutical industry and biosimilars
    • Worldwide experience in biosimilars development
    • Starting a company
    • Intelligent drug delivery systems
    • Contemporary technologies for affordable therapies
    • Career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Students’ workshop:
    • How to develop and launch a pharmaceutical product
  • A visit to Sandoz development facilities in Slovenia.

Sunday, 12 May

  • Ljubljana sightseeing and welcome dinner in Ljubljana city centre

Monday, 13 May: Contemporary technologies for affordable therapies

  • Welcome address by Vojmir Urlep, President of the Lek Board of Management
  • Key note presentations by:
    • Prof. Dr. Uroš Urleb, Head Global Technical Development Biopharmaceuticals, Sandoz
    • Dr. Jan Marinus Visser, Head Global Analytical Characteristics & Bioanalytics, Sandoz
    • Prof. Dr. Roman Jerala, University of Ljubljana, National Institute of Chemistry
    • Dr. Markus Krumme, Head Continuous Manufacturing, Novartis
    • Dr. Matej Horvat, Leading Scientist AD, Pharmaceutical Development, Lek
    • Pavel Drnovšek, Head API Development, Lek
    • Dr. Jerica Rozman Pungerčar, Head Dept. Analytical Development, Biopharmaceuticals Lek
    • Dr. Igor Drstvenšek, director, Ortotip d.o.o.
  • Case study introduction and work in break-out sessions

Tuesday, 14 May

  • Case study finalization in break-out sessions
  • Visit to one of the Lek, a Sandoz company development 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)

Previous Regional BioCamps

2012 | 2011