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Boston and Andalusia inaugurate an innovative "airlift" for BioMedicine and BioTech

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Less than a month to go until Massachusetts and Andalusia, from their airports in Boston and Granada, inaugurate an "air bridge" to talk about BioMedicine and BioTechnology.

The event will take place from 8 to 11 April in Granada.where the first edition of a new event will take place, BioMed & Tech TalksYour appointment with research and innovation, which already has on its agenda representatives from the WHO, the European Commission, FarmaIndustria, multinational pharmaceutical companies and health communicators from the United States, Europe and Latin America.

Coinciding with World Health Day and World Health Week, Granada will host an annual event called to be the reference for innovation and research in BioMedicine and BioTechnology in Southern Europe. BM&TTalks' is supported by the Fundación Progreso y Salud (FPS), of the Consejería de Salud y Consumo de la Junta de Andalucía.

Harvard, the world's pioneering medical school

Harvard Medical School, one of the most prestigious medical institutions in the world, will be represented at this first edition of 'BM&TTalks' by an eminent neuroscientist, Professor of Neurology Álvaro Pascual-Leone. As the third oldest medical school in the United States, it has pioneered numerous medical and scientific advances throughout its history.

In addition to its focus on academic excellence, Harvard Medical School has a long tradition of community service and commitment to global health. Its researchers and medical professionals work around the world to address much-needed health challenges and to improve access to health care in underserved communities.

Leading Boston-based consultancy firm helps biotech start-ups

Also direct from Massachusetts will be present in Grenada. Nancy Levya prestigious Boston Landing-based consultant, founder of BioHealth Managementa strategic consulting firm that specialises in helping emerging and established biotechnology and healthcare companies develop sound business strategies and reach their full potential.

As a leading figure in the field of biotechnology and healthcare management, recognised for her experience, leadership and contributions to the success of companies in this sector, Nancy Levy has been instrumental in the success of numerous emerging and established biotechnology and healthcare companies, providing strategic guidance, expert advice and key resources to help them achieve their business and financial goals.

Nancy Levy comes to the "BioMed & Tech Talks" with Andalucía TRADE, the business agency for Business Transformation and Development of the Junta de Andalucía, which also collaborates with the new event.

InterNews Network: A global reference in Health and Communication

Finally, also from the state of Massachusetts, 'BM&TTalks' will have the honour of featuring Megan MillerHealth Officer at InterNews NetworkThe European Commission, a non-profit information network present in more than 100 countries, works with a broad portfolio of partners, including governments, non-governmental organisations and local media.

As Director of Health at Internews, Miller leads innovative initiatives that use media to address public health challenges in communities around the world. With a strong background in public health and communications, Miller has dedicated her career to promoting access to accurate and relevant health information in diverse and often underserved contexts.

One of Miller's key areas of focus at Internews is public health risk communication and emergency response, where he works to improve community preparedness and response to disease outbreaks and other public health events. 

Innovative format for a high-level event

The Granada Health Technology Park will host the first edition of 'BioMed&Tech Talks': Your appointment with research and innovation, a new independent, transversal, international and multidisciplinary event that from 8 to 11 April 2024, coinciding with World Health Day and World Health Week, will give visibility to innovative projects in BioMedicine and BioTechnology.

The agenda will include two face-to-face sessions (Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April) and two virtual sessions (10 and 11 April). This format makes it easier for speakers who cannot travel to Granada to share their progress and messages with the entire community, which raises the academic level of this event to the highest level.

All the presentations of BM&TTalks can be followed through 'El Observatorio', the digital platform of Medina Media Events, where all the interventions will be available 24/365 for on-demand consumption, like Netflix, but free of charge.