Regional BioCamp 2015

May 17 - 19, 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Regional BioCamp 2015 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.

Press releases about the event

The winners of the Regional BioCamp 2015
20. 5. 2015 | Yesterday evening, Lek, a Sandoz company, concluded the Regional BioCamp 2015 with the announcement of the winners. Among the 35 most promising science students from the region, Žiga Perko and ... more

Treatment of autoimmune diseases is the theme of the already fifth Regional BioCamp
15. 5. 2015 | On Sunday, 35 top science students from the region will once again gather in Ljubljana to discuss new strategies for treatment of autoimmune diseases with speakers and mentors at the ... 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
    • New treatment strategies for autoimmune disorders
    • Patient view on treatment opportunities
    • Career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Students’ workshop:
    • How to develop and launch a biopharmaceutical product
  • A visit to Sandoz development facilities in Slovenia.

Sunday, 17 May

  • Ljubljana sightseeing and welcome dinner in Ljubljana city centre

Monday, 18 May: Rheumatoid Arthritis, the most common Autoimmune Disease

  • Welcome address by Vojmir Urlep, President of the Lek Board of Management
  • Opening address by Marc Reuss, Head of Global Human Resources, Sandoz
  • Key note presentations by:
    • Dr. Karin Klokkers, Chief Scientific Officer, Sandoz
    • Prof. Dr. Peter Olesen, Chairman of European Institute for Innovation & Technology Governing Board
    • Dr. Joerg Windisch, Chief Science Officer, Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals
    • Prof. Dr. Borut Božič, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana
    • Dr. Wolfgang Hueber, Director TM Autoimmunity, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
    • Prof. Dr. Matija Tomšič, Head of Rheumatology Department, University Medical Centre Ljubljana
    • Aladar Belec, patient
    • Jakob Šušterič, director, Mesi d.o.o.
  • Case study introduction and work in break-out sessions

Tuesday, 19 May

  • Case study finalization in break-out sessions
  • Case study team presentations
  • Visit to one of the Lek, a Sandoz company development centers and Lavička collection
  • Key note presentation:
    • Darija Brečevič, Head Global Talent Management, Sandoz and Biocamp Alumni

Participating countries

  • Slovenia
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Serbia
  • Macedonia
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Russian Federation

Previous Regional BioCamps

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011