FABS 2012 - Contribution of digital technologies to maintain the autonomy of aging people

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The French American Biotech Symposium (FABS) was first launched in 2008 by the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States (section of Los Angeles), aiming to be held yearly, alternatively between the United States and France.

The 2012 edition will be held on October 25-26, 2012, at the Novotel Nice Arenas Aéroport Hotel in Nice, France.

The FABS 2012 aim is to:
- Stay ahead of the innovations in ICT health, telemedicine, medical devices in home care, bioengineering, implants,…
- Network with French - American experts and stakeholders in the ICT health field
- Stimulate the emergence of innovative public-private partnerships between France and the United States

In 2012, the symposium is focused on "Contribution of digital technologies to maintain the autonomy of aging people."
Two sessions will cover key topics in the field of ICT health, telemedicine, medical devices in home care, bioengineering, implants,…

Each session will propose French and American presentations followed by a discussion with participants.

The Symposium is organized by Eurobiomed (a Competitiveness Health Cluster in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur and Languedoc-Roussillon, France) and the Office for Science and Technology of the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles. This event benefits from the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGM), Sanofi, The Métropôle Nice Côte d’Azur and the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region.

Targeted attendees are French and American academic researchers, students, scientists involved in R&D projects, entrepreneurs and representatives of the ICT and pharmaceutical industries. Breaks have been organized in order to enhance networking and collaborative project opportunities and to enable face to face meetings and discussions.

- More information, program and registration: FABS2012.com