Austria local organizers

The event was organized by BioNanoNet and Medical University of Graz, supported by NanoMedicine-Autria.

Medical University of Graz
NanoMedicine- Austria

The event took place on Graz on Thursday 2nd, February, 2017 from 10:00-12:00 a.m.

Adress: Center for Medical Research, Stiftingtalstraße 24/EG, 8010 Graz

  • Rector Hellmut Samonigg, Medical University of Graz- Official Welcome
  •  Sabine Oberhauser, Federal Minister of Health and Women’s Affairs – requested , Jörg Leichtfried, Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology – requested & Reinhold Mitterlehner, Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy – requested – Statements
  • ETPN Representative, Introductory presentation of the Nano World Cancer Day 2017 and of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine
  • Elisabeth Andritsch, Division of Oncology, Medical University of Graz- Needs in the treatment of cancer patients
  • Michael Speicher, Institute of Human Genetics, Medical University of Graz – Progress through nano-technological development in medicine
  • Berthold Huppertz, Biobank Graz – Improvement by scientific infrastructure for treating cancer
  • Wolfgang Graier or Roland Malli, Next Generation Fluorescence Imaging GmbH – Nano-technological applications in medicine
  • Questions and discussion 

The event was a press conference open to journalist and public.

It was a success with more than 60 people attending including a member of the Austrian Parliament NR-Abg. Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Beatrix KARL and a representing Governor of the Province of Styria, LH Hermann Schützenhöfer and 10 journalists.

Find the complet report of the event here.

Press Coverage:

The press coverage was satisfactory with :

Gallery of the event: