BioHabana 2024 focuses on science for a healthy life in Cuba

Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The revolution of biological sciences in the 21st century and its application to achieve a healthy life will be the focus of the BioHabana 2024 event, scheduled from April 1 to 5 in Cuba, it was announced on Tuesday.

According to information published on the BioHabana 2024 website, this second edition will be a forum to build collaborative networks among scientists, opinion leaders, entrepreneurs and business people.

More than a dozen topics will be debated, including cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, chronic inflammation and aging, and bioprocesses.

Topics such as medical technology and Industry 4.0, agricultural biotechnology, innovation in business models for high-tech sectors and regulatory science will also be addressed.

A mini-symposium on microbiome is planned, as well as workshops and special sessions on academy-business collaboration, innovation management, a session to launch the business portfolio, investments and the 2024-2025 product catalog of the Cuban company BioCubaFarma, and a trade fair of the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Industry.

The event, which will be held at the Melia Cohiba and Meliá Habana hotels, will also consist of virtual participation, with access to the abstracts of all papers, digital version of the posters and online attendance to the keynote lectures during the symposiums.

Under the slogan ‘Science for a Healthy Life,’ BioHabana 2024 aims to be a ‘one-of-a-kind congress due to its scope and diversity both in topics and participants, an accelerator of innovation, and a tool for the promotion of cooperation and business,’ the text of the call says.

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