@Europe Spring
March 27, 2019
Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront
Vienna, Austria


About China focus @ EUROPE sPRING


Since the recent reform of China’s drug approval process, clinical trials and new drug approval in China has speeded up. In 2017 alone, 34 pharma products and 5 biotech products were approved, making a record high in the history. It opened the door for drug development companies around the world to the Chinese market and also ignited license-in interest from Chinese public pharma companies.

China Focus @ Europe Spring is bringing together investors and pharma leaders from China and healthcare innovators for an exclusive event designed to inspire, educate and foster cross-border investment and collaboration in leading biopharma innovations from around the world. The forum features premier 1-to-1 networking opportunities prior to and during the forum.

Mar 27, 2019    Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront Vienna, Austria

What to expect


Chinese Companies and Investors

European Countries

One-to-one meetings


Executive Level Attendees

Company Presentations

ATTENDEE DEMOGRAPHICS at Previous China Focus Events


China Focus @Europe Spring Agenda
Plenary: Grand Waterfront Hall 1
7:00 – 9:00 Check-in
9:00 – 12:00 Opening Remarks
Keynote: China’s emerging role in the global healthcare market
Panel 1: Trends, opportunities, and challenges with China-Europe partnership in life science and healthcare
Company Presentation
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Talk
13:30 – 17:00 Panel 2: Partnering opportunities with Chinese Pharma Companies
Company Presentation
Panel 3: China resources for European medtech companies



Livzon Mabpharm

Buchang Pharmaceutical

Sequoia Capital China

Cowin Capital

Fosun Pharma

GenFleet Therapeutics


Hengrui Therapeutics Inc

Chia Tai Tianqing

Qilu Pharmaceutical Ltd

Kelun Pharma

Download Sample Attendee List from past China Focus events

Download Program from past China Focus events



Katherine Andersen

Head of Healthcare Corporate Finance and East/Central Life Science, Silicon Valley Bank

Kim Nearing

Managing Director, Cedrus Group

Irene Hong

Founding Partner, CEC Capital Group

James Huang

Managing Partner, KPCB China

Geffrey Gao

Executive VP/Deputy GM, Head of Strategy, BD, Investment and M&A Company, Harbin pharmaceutical group

Bob Ai

Senior Vice President, Solebury Trout (Moderator)

Anjiang (Vincent) Liu

Senior Advisor, Fosun Pharma

Dang Qun

Global BD Head, Qilu Pharma

Weigang Wang

Senior Director, Global Pharma Business Development & Licensing, Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical

Yuanhua Ding

Head of External R&D, Pifzer

Aaron Chen

Senior Director, Global Business Development & Licensing, Oncology, Bayer Pharmaceuticals


Scott Liu

CEO, Henlius

Daniel Chai

Managing Partner, Turret Capital Management

Nissi Darvish

Senior Managing Director, OrbiMed

Cynthia Cai

Senior Advisor, Northern Light Venture Capital

Linda Ji

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Darren Ji

Partner, Lily Asia Ventures

Simon Xu

 3D Medicines Inc

Dennis Purcell

 Founder and Senior Advisor, Aisling Capital (Moderator)




Public and private companies that have assets for out-licensing or seeking clients are invited to join the 2019 China Focus @ Europe Spring presentation and showcase. Presenting companies will not only receive 10min to present during the Planery Session, but will also receive pre-conference promotion opportunity, consultation on 1-to-1 partnering and VIP networking priority

Why Present

  1. Increase your company’s visibility and generate interest among over 100 active BD executives from top Chinese                pharma and investment firms
  2. Get prepared for 1-to-1 partnering meetings with pre-conference consultation and stand out through online                          promotion to attendees
  3. Get feedback from Chinese investors, frame your strategy with the growing China market for 2019

Opportunities and service for presentation companies

  • 10min for PowerPoint presentation to present during the conference
  • Dedicated presenter partnering table after you pitch
  • VIP room access, network with speakers and executives from China
  • Presentation will be webcasting to 50,000 audience
  • Company profile published on event program
  • pre-conference promotion (one Wechat Promotion to Chinese attendees, one email promotion to all attendees)
  • consultation on 1-to-1 partnering prior to the conference


Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront


Handelskai 269, 1020 VIENNA, Austria

TEL: +43-1-72777

FAX: +43-1-72777

Hotel website:https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/austria/hilton-vienna-danube-waterfront-VIEHAHI/index.html?WT.mc_id=zELWAKN0EMEA1HI2DMH3LocalSearch4DGGenericx6VIEHAHI


Registration, Group Delegation and Presenting Companies (China)

Youwen Dai


Registration, Group Delegation and Presenting Companies (U.S.)

Yan Han


Sponsorship, PR & Partnership                                         

Xinxin Li