Pre-Conference Webinar


Pre-Conference Webinar

The current global health crisis caused by COVID-19 shows more than ever the importance of infectious diseases expertise and the high need for further fighting against antimicrobial resistance. In the run-up of this year’s digital AMR conference week from 24 to 28 August, this webinar shed a light on the current AMR community climate, presenting first insights from recent surveys on the following questions:

  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on companies, investors and scientists?
  • How did the crisis change perception of infectious diseases expertise?
  • Which priorities are identified in the fight against AMR for the upcoming years?
  • Which current trends can be observed towards financing in the AMR community?
  • How different are perceptions all over the globe?


Speakers & Panelists:

  • Marc Gitzinger, Vice President, BEAM Alliance & CEO, BioVersys
  • Aleks Engel, Partner, Novo Holdings & Director, REPAIR Impact Fund at Novo Holdings
  • Erin Duffy, Chief of Research & Development, CARB-X
  • Anand Anandkumar, CEO, Bugworks
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