French American Innovation Day 2006 (FAID' 2006)

Venue: Havard Medical School, The conference Center

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 16, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2006
Registration Date: Oct 13, 2007
Early Registration Date: Oct 13, 2006
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The Office of Science and Technology of the Embassy of France and Institut
Curie are delighted to invite you to the 5th French-American Innovation Day
(FAID), an event organized yearly in Boston.

The event's goal is twofold:
- to promote research and innovation in areas where our two countries share
a competitive advantage.
- to foster French-American cooperation between laboratories and companies.

This year, it will take place on Monday and Tuesday October 16th and 17th
2006 at the Harvard Medical School in Boston with the participation of H.E.
Jean-David LEVITTE, the Ambassador of France to the US and Mina Bissell,
Ph.D., Distinguished Scientist, UC Berkeley.

The aim of the event is to show the more recent contributions and the perspectives
of imaging in research and clinical practice with a focus on Cancer

Several aspects will be presented such as the phenotypic screening with the aim of
developing tailored treatments for cancer patients, the imagining in vivo immune response,
the development of pathogens-based technology for the development of immuno-therapy
treatment of cancer, elasticity imaging for breast cancer diagnosis and the most recent
achievements in the field of proton and carbon therapy.

Networking opportunities will be offered during the two-day event for attendees
to meet new partners in laboratories and companies.


77 avenue Louis Pasteur
United States

Additional Information

Registration is free but mandatory (limited seating). For further information, please check our website at Contacts - Jean-Jacques PIERRAT, Office for Science and Technology, - Emmanuelle Deponge, Institut Curie