MEDICAL INNOVATION: The TEDMED BioBiz Workshop is designed to give non-textbook information about starting companies in the life sciences. The target group is researchers who have a mature product in their lab that can be commercialized but do not have the know-how of how to mature their idea financially. Mentors are expected to be business leaders from tech transfer/ pharma/ healthcare/ biotech industries. To learn more follow the link
Aimilia Papakonstantinou is a Lecturer of Nutrition and Metabolism at the Department of Food Science and Technology of Agricultural University Athens. At TEDMED Live Athens she will address the topic of global obesity epidemic and will provide answers to the question «The obesity battle: who is the culprit?»
John Zouganelis is a popular artist, who began his musical studies in preschool taking lessons in Byzantine music. At TEDMED Live Athens he will present his life path "From silence to sound." A course scribed growing up in an environment with two deaf parents.
Symbiosis team (Mandiliotis Dimitrios, Kyprioti Aikaterini, Toumpas Konstantinos, Kaza Kyriaki, all undergraduate students of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, alongside with Dr. Hadjileontiadis Leontios, Associate Professor of ECE, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) has designed and developed the system “Symbiosis Alzheimer’s Support”, which creates a novel environment to facilitate the needs of Alzheimer’s disease community.
Stelios Kymbouropoulos fourteen months after his birth on July 9, 1985, he was diagnosed that he suffered from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This has the effect of being quadriplegic, having no full sensation of my body. But he loves life. And by "the boy who has appeared on TV", he eventually has become a scientist, who is interested in promoting medical science.
Dr Ioannis Gousias In 2009 he won the “NOBELini” prize for young scientists. In February 2010 he presented in the Science Museum of London the first allegoric prototype installation “Albert in Neuroplastic Land”, inspired by his research on neonatal brain neuroplasticity and his big affection for his brother Alvertos (Albert).