Life Science PhD Meeting Innsbruck 2019

25th - 26th April, 2019

The Life Science PhD Meeting Innsbruck 2019 took place on the 25th and 26th of April, 2019 at the Center of Chemistry and Biomedicine (CCB) in Innsbruck (venue).

Abstract submission is closed.

Registration is closed.

The event featured:

4 outstanding plenary speakers

24 short presentations selected from the submitted abstracts

a "From Research to Market: Creating your own business" workshop

a smashing party

Plenary speakers:

    Prof. Andrea Pauli from the IMP in Vienna, Austria

    Prof. Ralf Amann from the University of Tübingen, Germany

    Prof. Robert Messing from the University of Texas at Austin, USA

    Prof. Patrick Eyers from the University of Liverpool, UK

Additionally, the Biooptics Image Award was awarded during the meeting. Submission Deadline was the 23rd of April 2019. Find more information >here<.

Poster format was A0 (or smaller) in portrait format.

Short talk duration was 12 min + 3 min dicussion.

Flash talk duration was 2 min.

Please write to if you have any questions.

We like to thank our sponsors that enabled us to make this meeting free of charge and are happy that so many of you joined us at the Life Science PhD Meeting Innsbruck 2019!


Andrea Pauli

Andrea Pauli

IMP in Vienna, Austria

"Small proteins with big roles: From coordinating cell migration to mediating species-specific fertilization"

Ralf Amann

Ralf Amann

University of Tübingen, Germany

"Next generation vaccines: Modifying immunity with novel ORF virus vector concepts"

Robert Messing

Robert Messing

University of Texas at Austin, USA

"Targeted and Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery for Alcohol Use Disorder"

Patrick Eyers

Patrick Eyers

University of Liverpool, UK

"Understanding and responding to kinase-based drug-resistance in cancer cells"

From Research to Market: Creating your own business
Do., 25. April 2019, 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM
CCB Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck

Have you ever wondered what kind of world awaits you outside your lab or the lecture hall? Have you ever envisioned your future and your life after university? There may be fascinating research to be done in a company or there may be even the chance to start your own business.
It’s time to get active and to develop your own ideas! We would like to show you possible ways …

Keynote “From Research to Entrepreneurship”
Meet Florian Föger, successful founder and CEO of Cyprumed GmbH

Workshop: From idea to product or services with Lean Startup
Learn about the best methods and tools to facilitate the process of converting your research into marketable products and services while bearing in mind regulations and classification requirements.

Networking & Question Time
Bring on your questions – we are here for you every step of the way!

The workshop is jointly organized by Standortagentur Tirol/Cluster Lífe Sciences Tirol, Gründungszentrum Start up Tirol GmbH and Life & Health Science Cluster Tirol.

Further Information:

Cyprumed GmbH is an Austrian Startup developing a pharmaceutical technology to enable the oral intake of therapeutic drugs that currently must be injected. CYPRUMED was rewarded with several prices (AdventureX, Best of Biotech, Science4Life) and is currently engaged in collaborations with big international Pharma companies.

Cluster Life Sciences Tirol: Part of the „Standortagentur Tirol”, the cluster management platform brings together top-class Tyrolean research institutions from the life sciences sector with active companies located in the region. It imparts expertise, provides thematic impetus, offers links to specialist partners, encourages and supports interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary collaborations and research and development partnerships.

STARTUP.TIROL is a business incubator and professional partner that can help you get your idea to the market by providing support with business development and market entry. A specially developed scale-up programme helps academic spin-offs use their research results commercially in their own technology companies. You will find more information on the scale-up programme and the services offered by STARTUP.TIROL on

Life & Health Science Cluster Tirol: Life & Health Science Cluster Tirol is an initiative of all Tyrolean universities to foster and connect research and other activities. The cluster aims to provide optimal conditions for researchers to enable successful realization of chances. It serves as a central platform and information point for Life & Health Science Research across Tyrol and is a novel network to increase national and international visibility. Find out more about us on and follow us on twitter @lhsct_at .
Dowload the program >here<
Dowload the abstract book >here<


Vizerekorat für Forschung


Vizerektorat für Lehre

Promega Microsynth Cluster Tyrol THP Politakis Laborgeräte
Szabo-Scandic MERCK GE


Miltenyi NEB
ÖGMBT YLSA LabCons Biozym EFRE Standortagentur SFB F44