New SPARK webinar series – Innovator Cafe

Dear All,

Nencki Institute as a representative of SPARK Poland within the SPARK Europe ( would like to cordially invite you to participate in the new European SPARKs joint webinar series “Innovator Café”.

During the brand new series, we will bring experienced entrepreneurs and young CEOs together, talking about the Dos and Don’ts of entrepreneurship, sharing their success stories and biggest failures as well.

The webinars will take place biweekly on Wednesday at 16 -17 CET, starting on March 3, 2021 (alternately with SPARKs Educational series). More detailed information of each webinar including speaker bio, description of the topic, and link to webinar registration, will be provided before each event.

The Guest of the first meeting will be Prof. Dr. Craig Garner, seasoned scientist who has worked in the US, Switzerland and Germany. Besides his accomplishments in basic research in the field of neurobiology he has co-founded three biotech companies. With his first translational ambitions, he entered the SPARK program as a SPARKee at Stanford University and later established the program at the Charité in Berlin.

The webinars are open for all students and employees of SPARK-associated organizations (Nencki Institute PAS and International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw).

Please find attached also the flyer of the first webinar including the registration link. The number of participants is limited, therefore please register ASAP.

Organizers of the “Innovator Café” webinar series are SPARK BIH (Berlin Institute of Health), SPARK Finland (Tampere University), SPARK FLI (Fritz Lipmann Institute, Germany), SPARK Poland (Nencki Institute), and SPARK Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv University).

Join our virtual café!

As a reminder, SPARK is a growing, volunteer-based group focusing on improving the flow of biomedical innovation from academia to patients. The organization focuses on supporting scientific groups in their struggle in translational research, by aiding them with experience from our volunteer industry experts, from SPARK contacts network.

Date of publication
24 February 2021
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