BioCamp is a three day forum, that brings together selected top students with distinguished experts and top managers. It is a great opportunity to gain direct insight into the world of research and international business environment within the pharmaceutical industry.
Program of the event
Key-note lectures of leading professionals:
• New business models in pharma industry
• Patient view on treatment opportunities
• Professional development of students
• Discover and design innovative business solutions for actual challenges in pharmaceutical industry
• Career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry
• Site visits
Who may apply?
Masters, doctoral and post-doctoral university students from natural, business and technical faculties. The event will be held in English. A total of 42 selected students will be chosen based on their academic excellence, professional experience and extra-curricular activities.
Janko Ignjatović holds a master of pharmacy degree from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade in Serbia. Upon finishing master studies, he continued his academic and scientific development by enrolling in doctoral studies at the module of Drug Analysis at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Moreover, his curiosity and motivation to contribute to science and healthcare led him to further expand his expertise and professional development within pharmaceutical companies GSK and Novartis. Furthermore, during his postgraduate development he was declared as individual winner of Regional BioCamp, a forum connecting academics and industry in Ljubljana capital of Slovenia, thus he gained the right to participate in the Global BioCamp which was organized in headquarters of pharmaceutical company Novartis in Basel, Switzerland. There he was selected as an individual winner of the global Novartis BioCamp 2014. For this achievement he was awarded a professional training and a visit at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Beijing and Shanghai in the People's Republic of China.
Motivated to continue with his passion to foster application of academic knowledge in the industrial field and give his contribution to shaping the healthcare, he pursued a career of research scientist in Novartis global drug development department for biopharmaceutical drugs in Mengeš, Slovenia.
In addition to working in pharmaceutical industry, he enrolled and completed an additional doctorate studies in the field of Biotechnology of the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, where the primary focus of his research is protein aggregation and its potential immunogenicity.
Janko continued with further personal and professional development in the field of management, leadership, economics and project management within courses in prestigious International Executive Development Centre (IEDC) in Bled, Slovenia. Currently, he is attending Masters in Business Administration (MBA) studies at the Faculty of economics and centre for business excellence in Ljubljana, Slovenia