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7 May 2019
Berlin, Germany

What is the Speed Lecture Award?

Five young scientists present in three minutes their new projects and ideas in life sciences and healthcare industries in front of the BIONNALE audience of more than 600 experts from academia, science and business.

The Reward

1.000€ the winner, 500€ the first runner-up, 300€ the second runner-up

The Finalists

These are the Speed Lecture Award Finalist 2019:

  • Vida Farsam: From Sleeping Beauty to Fighting Cancer
    Max Delbrück Center Berlin
  • Ulrike Pfohl: Taming the Beast: What we have learned from patients
    EPO GmbH Berlin
  • Magdalena Zaslona: Using Nanobodies for Cancer Immunotherapies
    Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam
  • Jasper Emeis: GrOwn Valve – Personalized Autologous Heart Valve
    Charité Universitätsmedizin/Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
  • Anna Grebinyk: Nanofootball against Cancer
    Technische Hochschule Wildau

The Speed Lecture Award will be moderated by the experienced science slammer, FU Berlin lecturer and science communicator André Lampe.

The audience will be the judge

The winner of the race will be decided by the audience at the BIONNALE evening program on May 7 in Berlin (Ludwig-Erhard-Haus). So, come and support the candidates with your vote!

The Speed Lecture Award has been initiated and is supported by the healthcare industries cluster Berlin-Brandenburg – HealthCapital and the German Association of Research–based Pharmaceuticals, vfa bio.


Closed since 6 May 2019


Ludwig Erhard Haus
Fasanenstraße 85
10623 Berlin, Germany

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Participants 372
Meetings 433


Austria 3
Bahrain 2
Belgium 1
Canada 8
China 1
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 1
France 9
Germany 743
Greece 1
India 1
Italy 5
Lithuania 5
Netherlands 8
Poland 9
Russia 1
Singapore 1
Spain 5
Sweden 1
Switzerland 4
Turkey 1
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 8
United States 5
Total 825