Turning Crisis into Opportunity
8 Jun. 2020.
10:30am CET/ 4.30pm SGT

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Join Proteona at SGInnovate “Turning Crisis into Opportunity”

Innovative AI-driven genomic and proteomic analysis platform for improving cell therapy and immuno-oncology

Dr Andreas Schmidt, CEO of Proteona, will be speaking at the online event “Turning Crisis into Opportunity”, organized by the Embassy of Singapore in Berlin, German Entrepreneurship Asia, and SGInnovate. The event will take place on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 10:30-11:30am (CET)/4:30pm-5:30pm (SGT).

Ambassador Laurence Bay, Ambassador of Singapore to Germany, will deliver the opening remarks.

Dr Schmidt will draw on his entrepreneurship and venture capital experience and share insights on how startups can stay on top of crisis and transform challenges into unique opportunities. He will also discuss the swift response and development of Proteona following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Schmidt will be joined two other distinguished panellists from Germany and Singapore: Claus Karthe, Co-founder & CEO of German Entrepreneurship Aisa, and Heng Soon Pang, Head of Venture Building, SGInnovate. Dr Andreas Kleinschmidt will moderate the panel.

Germany and Singapore have recently announced that the two countries will reinforce collaboration on startups in face of COVID-19, and will continue to support German and Singaporean startups to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.

To combat COVID-19, Proteona has launched an international alliance with partners from Singapore, Europe and the US. The alliance will develop neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the pandemic, in order to protect immunocompromised individuals at risk.

Join the online event to learn more about our COVID-19 business actions.

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Dr Andreas Schmidt

About Proteona

Proteona Pte. Ltd. is a biomedical company in Singapore, Germany, and the US that is pioneering the use of single cell proteogenomics to improve clinical outcomes in cancer. Using a combination of innovative single cell assays and AI-assisted bioinformatics, Proteona provides a comprehensive sample to answer service that enables users to phenotype cells using standard protein markers and gain a deeper understanding of cell activity based upon their gene expression profiles. Proteona is a spin-off from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Proteona is leading an international alliance to develop neutralizing antibodies against coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2. In addition, Proteona supports partners developing COVID-19 therapies and vaccines by providing single cell immune profiling services.