2021 Future Insight Days

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SCIENCE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Celebrating excellence in science and technology, the Future Insight Days bring together people from all over the world to solve the challenges of today and enable the dreams of a better tomorrow.

As a spinoff of the Curious2022 – Future InsightTM Conference this three day virtual event honors outstanding achievements and gathers curious minds to foster innovation even in challenging times.  

The Future InsightTM Days 2021 feature the awarding of the Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future InsightTM Prize that comes with a targeted 1.000.000 EUR research grant, the Spinoff Prize as well as the Johann Anton Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Award. 

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July 12 - 14, 2021

Speakers

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     Mariya Gabriel

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      Anja Karliczek

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      Klaus Schwab

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       Belén Garijo

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      Peter Guenter

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         Ulrich Betz

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    Stephan Sieber

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      Caroline Dive

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    Matthias Heinzel

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Bernhard Kowatsch

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       Kai Beckmann

Ayse Asar

            Ayse Asar

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      Sibel Health

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Johann Anton Merck Award Winner

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2021 Future Insight Prize Winner

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2021 The Spinoff Prize Winner

  

   

Agenda

Day 1
July 12th
14:00
CEST
Welcome
Ulrich Betz
14:05 Welcome Message and Keynote
Mariya Gabriel
14:20 Finalist pitches
The Spinoff Prize
15:40 Lecture winner Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize 2020
Stephan Sieber
16:10 Lecture winner
The Spinoff Prize 2020
Sibel Health
16:20 The Spinoff Prize 2021
winner announcement
16:40 Online Networking and Meet & Greet
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize winner 2020 + The Spinoff Prize winners 2020 & 2021
Day 2
July 13th
14:00
CEST
Welcome Message and keynote
Belén Garijo
14:15
Laudatory speech and announcement winner Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize 2021
Anja Karliczek
14:30 Lecture Winner Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize 2021
15:00 Announcement Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize 2022
Belén Garijo
15:10 Nature Roundtable –
The future of food
16:40 Closing Comments
Bernhard Kowatsch
16:50 Online Networking and Meet & Greet
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize winner 2021
Day 3
July 14th
14:00
CEST
Welcome Message
Ayse Asar
14:10 Keynote speech
The future of the world
Klaus Schwab, introduced by
Kai Beckmann
14:40 Lecture winner
Johann Anton Merck Award 2020
Caroline Dive
15:10 Laudatory speech and announcement winner
Johann Anton Merck Award 2021
Peter Guenter
15:25 Lecture winner
Johann Anton Merck Award 2021
Announced at the event
15:55 Reimagining the Global Health Ecosystem in a post-COVID World
MIT / Matthias Heinzel
16:40 Online Networking and
Meet & Greet
Johann Anton Merck Award winner 2020 & 2021

Awards

FIP


The Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Future Insight™ Prize honors outstanding achievements in science and technology towards groundbreaking innovations in the areas of health, nutrition, and energy with a research grant of up to        1 million Euro given out annually for 35 years.

Find out more here.

JAMA

Awarded for the first time in 2020, the Johann Anton Merck Award honors outstanding scientific preclinical research in the areas of Oncology and Autoimmunity.

Find out more here.

Spinoff

The Spinoff Prize has been established by Nature Research in partnership with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to showcase and celebrate global excellence in the commercialization of academic research through the creation of spinoff companies.

Find out more here.

Topics

Food
Multi-Drug
Co2 Converesion
Pandemic Preparedness
onc
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