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Meet & Match on 2020 Immuno-oncology

BioValley France and BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg organize their 18th joint Meet & Match event taking place on the 3rd of December, 2020. It will be hosted as an online event offering interesting presentations, matchmaking pitches as well as networking sessions.


09.00 am - 05.00 pm
Online edition (veertly)
Registration deadline
Meet & Match
Target group
Research & company representatives with an interest in biotechnology, drug development or diagnostics
BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg & BioValley France
Dr. Sandra Sapich
E-mail: sapich(at)bio-pro.de
Phone: +49 (0)711 218185-43


BioValley France and their German network partner BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH organise their 18th joint «Meet & Match» event. Focusing on «Immuno-oncology», the virtual event takes place on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Thematically, the focus of this networking event is on present and future trends in the field of Immuno-oncology. 10 presentations from researchers and industry will provide further insight into exciting research and development projects displaying different therapeutic and diagnostic approaches.

Why participate?

The Meet & Match addresses research institutions, companies and start-up's – from the French region Grand Est and Baden-Württemberg – with an interest in immunology, cancer diagnostics and drug development. The objective is to establish new contacts, encourage participants to initiate cooperation or joint developments as well as to gain a better understanding of immunological mechanisms to fight cancer. The lunch and coffee breaks offer extensive digital networking opportunities. Our event will be hosted by veertly.

Present your organisation

During the «Short presentation session» participants may introduce their company or research group to enable intense networking opportunities. You can apply for a 2-3-minute short presentation upon registration until Friday, November 13, 2020. Please note that the number of short presentations is limited and that the session is arranged for research institutions or companies being active in R&D or production. Selection is made by the organisers.


The participation is free of charge. For organisational reasons, prior registration is requested. Therefore, please fill out the registration form on the website of our partners.

You will receive more information about the online platform prior to the event. Please note that the number of participants is limited to 100 attendees.

We look forward to meeting you online!


9:00 | Login & warm-up

9:30 | Introduction: Agnès Legoll, BioValley France & BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg

9:45 | Prof. Dr. Christophe Borg – CHRU Besançon Oncologie Médicale (keynote 1)
«Characterization and immunomodulation of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in gastrointestinal cancers»

10:15 | Dr. Frank Schwöbel – Immatics Biotechnologies, Tübingen (keynote 2)

10:45 | Dr. Nicolas Basse – Sanofi ​​​​
«A focused Platforms and Pathways approach to support Immuno-Oncology Pipeline»

11:00 | ​Prof. Dr. Susanne Bailer – Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart
«TheraVision – Platform technology for the development, production and testing of oncolytic viruses»

11:15 | Coffee Break​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

11:30 | Dr. Jean-Marc Balloul – Transgene
«​​​​​​​Oncolytic virotherapy, a novel class of multifunctional immunotherapeutics»

11:45 | Short Presentation Session

12:30 | Networking

13:30 | Lunch Break

14:00 | ​​​​​​​​​​Prof. Dr. Kerstin Otte – Hochschule Biberach (HBC), Biberach
«Cell line development: novel concepts for optimized protein production»

14:15 | Dr. Albin Jeanne – Apmonia Therapeutics
«​​​​​​​Targeting the tumor microenvironment through innovative and personalized peptide-based strategies»

14:30 | Dr. Michael Burnet – Synovo, Tübingen
«​​​​​​​Immuno-oncology models and effects of micro-environment modulators»

14:45 | Dr. Jessica Matta – Odimma
«​​​​​​​Active Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy»

15:00 | Coffee Break​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

15:15 | Dr. Martin Steiner – Synimmune, Tübingen
«​​​​​​​Optimized mono- and bispecific antibodies for treatment of AML»

15:30 | Prof. Dr. Céline Mascaux – Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Thoracic oncology
«​​​​​​​Immune evasion as a target in lung cancer: to treat, to cure and to prevent»

15:45 | Networking

17:00 | End of event

Please note: The programm is subject to change

Website address: https://www.bio-pro.de/en/events/meet-match-immuno-oncology