2018 XIN Forum Invitation

Dear Madam/Sir:

Join us for the 5th XIN Forum October 9-11, 2018 at Tsinghua University!

Over the last four years, XIN Forums have successfully strengthened academic exchanges and student education, enhanced scientific research cooperation among universities, and introduced Israel high-tech projects to Chinese industry.

In 2018, the XIN Forum will continue all working efforts. In addition, XIN Forum will open a XIN chapter on “Healthy Life” to bridge technologies and industry by integrating global R&D, venture capitals, and industries to establish an effective innovation ecosystem and platform. Stay tuned for more details soon!

XIN PROGRAMS

9th Oct, 2018 afternoon: XIN Projects Review

Location: Room 112/110, Yejing Building, XIN Center, Tsinghua University

Language: English

  • 15:00-18:00 XIN Projects Review
  • 18:00-20:30 Dinner between THU and TAU faculty members, researchers, and students

10th Oct, 2018 morning: XIN Open Forum - Healthy Life

Location: Reception Hall, 3rd Floor of Main Building, Tsinghua University

Language: English/Chinese (Simultaneous translation service)

  • 08:30-09:00 Registration
  • 09:00-09:10 Welcome Remarks
  • 09:10-09:30 Invited Speech: Health Impacts of single-focus technology development and associated policy implementation. Prof. Michael Davies, University College London
  • 09:30-10:30 Panel discussion: How to bridge technology, policy, market, and capital for Big Health industry. Panelists: Head of Economic Mission, Embassy of Israel; Professor of Tsinghua University; Co-Founder, LKK Design; Professor of Technion Institute and CTO of Sense4Care; Chief Medical Management Officer, Taikang Health Industry Investment Holdings Co.
  • 10:30-12:00 Projects Review
  1. Novel Therapeutics for Treating Neurodegeneration. Prof. Hagit Eldar-Finkelman, Department of Human Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry, Medical School, Tel Aviv University.
  2. Synthetic Biology: Integrating Engineering, Data and Automation into Biology. Dr. Zhang, Haoqian, Bluepha CTO.
  3. Towards energy, food, water nexus: low-cost, puled electric fields technology. Dr. Alex Golberg, Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University.
  4. In vitro differentiation of human stem cells to germ cell. Prof. Kehkooi Kee, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University.
  5. Using stem cells to combat skeletal changes due to aging or metabolic disease. Prof. Dafna Benayahu, Director of the Marian Gertner Institute for Medical Nano-systems, faculty at Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
  6. Choosing sides for antibody-low-molecular-weight-heparin conjugates applied as novel drugs for treating inflammatory bowel disease. Prof. Itai Benhar, Vice Dean for research at the George S. wise Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University.

10th Oct, 2018 afternoon: Lunch, Visit and Discussion

12:30-13:30 Lunch and free discussion (Tsinghua and Tel Aviv Univ members, and XIN Partners)

Location: Room 112/110, Yejing Building, XIN Center, Tsinghua University

Section I: Visit Tsinghua Medical School and Research Exchange

Location: Tsinghua Medical School

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Section II: Panel discussion – How to Successfully Transfer the Latest Technology Development in Physiology to Healthy Life Market (Invitation only)

Location: Room 112/110, Yejing Building, XIN Center, Tsinghua University

Language: Chinese and English

  • 13:45-14:15 Technology Demo
  1. Sense4Care
  2. BrainMARC
  • 14:15-16:00  Panel Discussion

11th Oct, 2018 morning: Visit Innovation Incubator

09:00 - 11:00 XIN members and partners visit GHDDI (Global Health and Drug Discovery Institute) , GHIC (Global Health Innovation Center), and Boston Scientific T3 Engine.

Location: Zhongguancun Dongsheng International Science Park

Hosts:

Tsinghua University, Tel Aviv University, Embassy of Israel in China

Organizer:

XIN Center of Tsinghua University

Or please send your name, company/organization, title and attendance time to mailbox: contact-xin@tsinghua.edu.cn. Sincerely welcome your coming!

Our contact information:

Contact: Ms. Wu

Contact number: 010-62782129

Mailbox: contact-xin@tsinghua.edu.cn

WeChat public ID: XIN-Center

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