Workshop “New biotechnological drugs and biosimilars with focus on Danube and Adriatic-Ionian macroregion: a case for smart specialization in research and innovation”

17 – 18 May, Belgrade, Serbia

Organiser: Jelena Begovic (IMGGE, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Co-organisers: Marco Baralle and Natasa Skoko (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

Contact: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 4 May 2018
For information please contact the local organisers

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organiser directly.

The workshop aims at providing a forum for discussion between stakeholders, experts from the private sector, as well as from the public domain, to share knowledge and experience from the field of biosimilars and to formulate recommendations on national and regional level towards increasing smart specialization, competitiveness and strengthening the regional integration into European research and innovation programs.


Biosimilar and generic pharmaceutical development, local manufacturing, smart specialization, technology transfer.


Attendance is by invitation. A limited number of seats will be available for scientists and policy makers involved in biopharmaceutical R&D and willing to present their current research/work. Interested participants must apply online including their CV and motivation letter.


A limited number of grants to cover accommodation and meals will be available for selected participants holding strategic positions in government, educational and industry institutions who are nationals of an ICGEB Member State. The grant will cover transport costs and hotel accommodation.


Submit your application on-line by 4 May 2018

Download the Poster here