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Advancing scientific collaboration through Web3 technology

23 + 24 May 2024, Berlin
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event format

Join us for the third edition of Desci.Berlin

Our goal is to deepen attendees’ understanding of decentralized science, and specifically, of BioDAOs.

​We host a program of insightful talks by scientists, technologists, blockchain experts and key players in the biotech industry. Our attendees are invited to delve into the vast and exciting potential of decentralized science, from innovative research funding avenues to the conceptualization and governance of biotech DAOs.

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day 1 - Thursday

DeSci.Berlin

​We will have insightful talks by key players in the field. Attendees will delve into the potential of decentralized science, from innovative research funding avenues to the conceptualization of biotech DAOs.

day 2 - Friday

DeSci.Berlin

​Day 2 will begin at 09:00 and end at 13:00. We will continue to explore the potential of decentralized science, from innovative research funding avenues to the conceptualization of biotech DAOs.

Date & Time

day 1 - THURSDAY

23 May 2024
09H00 - 18H00 CET

day 2 - FRIDAY

24 May 2024
09H00 - 13H00 CET

2023 line up

Person speaking at a previous DeSci.Berlin event

2023 speaker announcements coming soon!

Would you like to speak or host a workshop at DeSci Berlin 2023? Click here to apply!
Jesse
Hudson
Chief Legal Architect, Molecule
@jsshdsn
María
Sanmartín
Product Design Lead, Molecule
@MerakiExperien1
Inês Santos
Silva
Founding Operations Lead, AthenaDAO
@isss111
James
Sinka
Scientist & Program Director at Orange DAO
@jamessinka
Raz
Pulurian
Visual Designer, Molecule
Stefan
Adolf
Web 3 Engineer & Tech Lead, Molecule
@stadolf
Si
Maclennan
Brand Designer specialising in Desci and BioDAOs
@SiMaclennan
Emil
Kendziorra
Founding Member, CryoDAO
@emilkendziorra
Morgan
Richards
Community and Communications Lead, ValleyDAO
@Mxltiplex
Maria
Marinova
Science & Dealflow Core, AthenaDAO
@m__marinova
Veronica
Kirin
Founder, AsteriskDAO
@vmkirin
René
Ranger
Project Owner, Max Planck Digital Library
Aleksa
Belic
VC @ dab
@aleksabelic
Manuel
Olariu
Founder, DeepVenture.io
@ManuelOlariu
Shady
El Damaty
Co-founder, Holonym
@hebbianloop
Thomas
Landrain
Co-Founder & CEO, Just One Giant Lab
@Tholand_
Oliver
Sauter
Founder, Memex.Garden
@BlackForestBoi
Alexander
Lange
Founding Partner, Inflection
@AlexLangeVC
Philipp
Koellinger
Co-Founder, DeSci Labs
@PKoellinger
Niki
Scaplehorn
Editorial Director & Content Innovation, Springer Nature
Joel
Thorstensson
Co-founder of 3Box Labs, co-creator of Ceramic
@joelthorst
Arash
Rafii
Founder, ScieNFT, Prof. Gynaecologic Oncology & Genetic Medicine
@ScieNFT
Mark
Melnykowycz
Foresight Institute & IDUN Technologies
@melnykowycz
Alfred
Brown
Co-founder, DeSci London
@AlfredJBrown99
Bharat
Harbham
Chief Product Officer Fleming Protocol, Co-founder DeSci London, Medical Doctor
@BH1991
Gustav
Nilsonne
Neuroscientist, Karolinska Institutet, Charité, & Stanford University
@GustavNilsonne
Ella
McCarthy-Page
SciComms, Molecule
@EMcCarthyPage
Brian
Magierski
Founder & CEO, 21 Impact Labs
@bmagierski
Andrew
Bakst
Co-Founder/Inventor, HairDAO
@andrew_bakst
Chris
Byrnes
IP Lawyer & Adjunct Professor of Law
@reimagineIP
Matti
G
Managing Partner, Zee Prime Capital
@mattigags
Martin
Karlsson
CEO & Co-Founder, Lateral.io
@jmartink
Trent
McConaghy
Co-founder, Ocean Protocol
@trentmc0
Lou
de Kerhulevez
Program Director, Foresight Institute
@louviq
Morgan
Richards
Product and Tokenomics Lead, ValleyDAO
@Mxltiplex
Andrew
Verbinnen
Core Lead, HairDAO
@VerbinnenAndrew
Hiroaki
Hamada
Neuroscientist, Senior Researcher, ARAYA | Committee Chair, DeSci Tokyo
@HiroTHamadaJP
Mark
Melnykowycz
Foresight Institute / Product Design Lead, IDUN Technologies AG
@melnykowycz
Friederike
Ernst
Co-founder, COO, Gnosis
@tw_tter
Benji
Leibowitz
Product Director, Molecule
@benjileibo
Wande
Jegede
VP of Operations, Molecule
@_w_xyz
Joshua
Bate
Founder, DeSciWorld
@jb87ua
Elad
Verbin
Lead Scientist & Founding Partner, Lunar Ventures
@verbine
James
Brodie
Chief Investment Officer, ID Theory
@I_D_Theory
Zen
Chu
Entrepreneur, Investor, Faculty Director, Healthcare Ventures Lecturer, MIT, UCLA
@accelmed
Michael
Baran
Partner, Pfizer Ventures
@michaelbaran
Juan
Benet
Founder, CEO, Engineer, Protocol Labs (IPFS, Filecoin)
@juanbenet
Laura
Minquini
Core Lead, AthenaDAO
@LauraMinquini
Chris
Leiter
Founder & General Partner - Atria Ventures
@chrisleiter_
Puja
Ohlhaver
Harvard Getting Plurality
@pujaohlhaver
Joel
Thorstensson
Digital ecologist, Ceramic, Co-founder / CTO 3Box Labs
@joelthorst
Emil
Kendziorra
Founder & CEO at Tomorrow Biostasis, Core @ CryoDAO
emilkendziorra
Paolo
Binetti
VitaDAO Longevity Working Group
@paolo_binetti
Niklas
Rindtorff
Co-founder & CEO of the OpenLab Association
@Niklas_TR
Vincent
Weisser
AI + Ecosystem, Molecule
@vincentweisser
Sebastian
Brunemeier
Founding Partner, Healthspan Capital
@sebastian_gero
Jack
Scannell
R&D Innovation Expert, PhD, Computational Neuroscience
@JackScannell13
Tyler
Golato
CSO & Co-founder Molecule / Core VitaDAO
@GolatoTyler
Paul
Kohlhaas
CEO & Co-founder, Molecule
@paulkhls
Please note the speakers listed on this page are for the DeSci.Berlin program on Friday 8 September and Saturday 9 September. To see the speakers for Funding The Commons, please click here.

Talking points

Decentralized Science & Biotech / Biotech & Pharma / Metascience / Longevity / Impact and Bio DAOs / DeSci & DAO Infrastructure / Financialization of Science / New Science Organizations / Navigating Legal / Cloud Labs

Program

Main Stage

Thursday 23 May
09:00 - 10:00
MEET & GREET + BREAKFAST
Break
10:00 - 10:20
Paul Kohlhaas
Opening Talk
Talk
10:20 - 10:40
Balazs Szigeti

UCSF

Imperial College London

PsyDAO

Why citizen science is the future of Psychedelic Research
Talk
10:40 - 11:00
Ethan Perlstein

Perlara

Building a direct-to-patient, decentralized biotech company
Talk
11:00 - 11:30
Logan Bishop-Currey

Molecule & Nucleate

From science project to funded: Nucleate & Molecule
Panel
11:30 - 11:45
BREAK
Break
11:45 - 12:05
Maryna Polyakova

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig

University Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Leipzig

Funding of translational research in Germany from the scientists perspective
Talk
12:10 - 12:40
Chris Leiter, Nima Asghari, Christopher Heymann, Alex Lange & Mo Koyfman

Atria VC, Seed Club, 1kx, Inflection & Shine Capital

Investor Panel
Panel
12:40 - 13:00
Julia Zhao

Nucleate

Empowering biotech leaders: from academic science to accelerated startups
Talk
13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH BREAK
Lunch
14:00 - 14:20
Mark Melnykowicz

Cerebrum DAO

DeSci DAOchitectures for Accelerating Science and Innovations
Talk
14:20 - 14:50
James Sinka

bio.xyz & BioDAOs

BioDAOs. 3 years in - what have we learned? Panel session with key stewards for bioDAOs
Panel
14:50 - 15:10
Michael Torres, Anthony Schwartz & Logan Bishop-Currey

VitaDAO

Artan Bio IPT - differences in traditional biotech fundraising vs IPTs
Panel
15:10 - 15:30
Ines Silva

AthenaDAO

From Vision to Reality: AthenaDAO's Contributions to Women's Health
Talk
15:30 - 15:45
Vincent Weisser

Prime Intellect

Scientific Progress Through Decentralized AI
Talk
15:45 - 16:00
Break
16:00 - 16:20
Riccardo Goldoni

ResearchHub Foundation

Rewriting Incentives: ResearchHub’s Paid Peer Review Program
Talk
16:20 - 16:40
Martin Karlsson

coordination.network

Scaling know how - barrierless acceleration to the bio/acc future
Talk
16:40 - 17:00
Lou de Kerhuelvez

Foresight

Opportunities for DeSci in the Context of Emerging Network Sovereigns
Talk
17:00 - 17:20
TBD

OriginTrail

Decentralised knowledge graph
Talk
17:20 - 17:40
Benji Leibowitz

Molecule

Catalyst
Talk

Main Stage

Friday 24 May
10:00 - 10:20
Niklas Rindtorff

Lab.Bio

Product pitch & onboarding
Talk
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10:20 - 10:40
Andreas Melhede

Cerebrum DAO & VitaDAO

Hacking Mental Wellness: Building HappyDAO to Democratize Mental Health Solutions
Talk
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10:40 - 11:00
Caspar Barnes

AminoChain

An Introduction to Decentralized Biobanking
Talk
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11:00 - 11:20
Peter Jung

Gnosis Labs

Agents making a living on Prediction Markets (Gnosis Chain)
Talk
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11:20 - 11:35
BREAK
Break
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11:35 - 11:55
Sebastian Brunemeier

Healthspan Capital

Longevity Biotech, Network States, and The DeSci Revolution
Talk
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11:55 - 12:15
Paul Kohlhaas

bio.xyz

$BIO token launch
Talk
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12:15 - 12:50
Logan Bishop-Currey

Molecule x Nucleate

Nucleate activator teams pitch competition
Panel
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Click here to view the Saturday 9 September timetable presented by Funding The Commons.

2023 line up

Person speaking at a previous DeSci.Berlin event

2023 speaker announcements coming soon!

Would you like to speak or host a workshop at DeSci Berlin 2023? Click here to apply!
Jesse
Hudson
Chief Legal Architect, Molecule
@jsshdsn
María
Sanmartín
Product Design Lead, Molecule
@MerakiExperien1
Inês Santos
Silva
Founding Operations Lead, AthenaDAO
@isss111
James
Sinka
Scientist & Program Director at Orange DAO
@jamessinka
Raz
Pulurian
Visual Designer, Molecule
Stefan
Adolf
Web 3 Engineer & Tech Lead, Molecule
@stadolf
Si
Maclennan
Brand Designer specialising in Desci and BioDAOs
@SiMaclennan
Emil
Kendziorra
Founding Member, CryoDAO
@emilkendziorra
Morgan
Richards
Community and Communications Lead, ValleyDAO
@Mxltiplex
Maria
Marinova
Science & Dealflow Core, AthenaDAO
@m__marinova
Veronica
Kirin
Founder, AsteriskDAO
@vmkirin
René
Ranger
Project Owner, Max Planck Digital Library
Aleksa
Belic
VC @ dab
@aleksabelic
Manuel
Olariu
Founder, DeepVenture.io
@ManuelOlariu
Shady
El Damaty
Co-founder, Holonym
@hebbianloop
Thomas
Landrain
Co-Founder & CEO, Just One Giant Lab
@Tholand_
Oliver
Sauter
Founder, Memex.Garden
@BlackForestBoi
Alexander
Lange
Founding Partner, Inflection
@AlexLangeVC
Philipp
Koellinger
Co-Founder, DeSci Labs
@PKoellinger
Niki
Scaplehorn
Editorial Director & Content Innovation, Springer Nature
Joel
Thorstensson
Co-founder of 3Box Labs, co-creator of Ceramic
@joelthorst
Arash
Rafii
Founder, ScieNFT, Prof. Gynaecologic Oncology & Genetic Medicine
@ScieNFT
Mark
Melnykowycz
Foresight Institute & IDUN Technologies
@melnykowycz
Alfred
Brown
Co-founder, DeSci London
@AlfredJBrown99
Bharat
Harbham
Chief Product Officer Fleming Protocol, Co-founder DeSci London, Medical Doctor
@BH1991
Gustav
Nilsonne
Neuroscientist, Karolinska Institutet, Charité, & Stanford University
@GustavNilsonne
Ella
McCarthy-Page
SciComms, Molecule
@EMcCarthyPage
Brian
Magierski
Founder & CEO, 21 Impact Labs
@bmagierski
Andrew
Bakst
Co-Founder/Inventor, HairDAO
@andrew_bakst
Chris
Byrnes
IP Lawyer & Adjunct Professor of Law
@reimagineIP
Matti
G
Managing Partner, Zee Prime Capital
@mattigags
Martin
Karlsson
CEO & Co-Founder, Lateral.io
@jmartink
Trent
McConaghy
Co-founder, Ocean Protocol
@trentmc0
Lou
de Kerhulevez
Program Director, Foresight Institute
@louviq
Morgan
Richards
Product and Tokenomics Lead, ValleyDAO
@Mxltiplex
Andrew
Verbinnen
Core Lead, HairDAO
@VerbinnenAndrew
Hiroaki
Hamada
Neuroscientist, Senior Researcher, ARAYA | Committee Chair, DeSci Tokyo
@HiroTHamadaJP
Mark
Melnykowycz
Foresight Institute / Product Design Lead, IDUN Technologies AG
@melnykowycz
Friederike
Ernst
Co-founder, COO, Gnosis
@tw_tter
Benji
Leibowitz
Product Director, Molecule
@benjileibo
Wande
Jegede
VP of Operations, Molecule
@_w_xyz
Joshua
Bate
Founder, DeSciWorld
@jb87ua
Elad
Verbin
Lead Scientist & Founding Partner, Lunar Ventures
@verbine
James
Brodie
Chief Investment Officer, ID Theory
@I_D_Theory
Zen
Chu
Entrepreneur, Investor, Faculty Director, Healthcare Ventures Lecturer, MIT, UCLA
@accelmed
Michael
Baran
Partner, Pfizer Ventures
@michaelbaran
Juan
Benet
Founder, CEO, Engineer, Protocol Labs (IPFS, Filecoin)
@juanbenet
Laura
Minquini
Core Lead, AthenaDAO
@LauraMinquini
Chris
Leiter
Founder & General Partner - Atria Ventures
@chrisleiter_
Puja
Ohlhaver
Harvard Getting Plurality
@pujaohlhaver
Joel
Thorstensson
Digital ecologist, Ceramic, Co-founder / CTO 3Box Labs
@joelthorst
Emil
Kendziorra
Founder & CEO at Tomorrow Biostasis, Core @ CryoDAO
emilkendziorra
Paolo
Binetti
VitaDAO Longevity Working Group
@paolo_binetti
Niklas
Rindtorff
Co-founder & CEO of the OpenLab Association
@Niklas_TR
Vincent
Weisser
AI + Ecosystem, Molecule
@vincentweisser
Sebastian
Brunemeier
Founding Partner, Healthspan Capital
@sebastian_gero
Jack
Scannell
R&D Innovation Expert, PhD, Computational Neuroscience
@JackScannell13
Tyler
Golato
CSO & Co-founder Molecule / Core VitaDAO
@GolatoTyler
Paul
Kohlhaas
CEO & Co-founder, Molecule
@paulkhls
Please note the speakers listed on this page are for the DeSci.Berlin program on Friday 8 September. To see the speakers for Funding The Commons on Saturday 9 September, please click here.

Talking points

Decentralized Science & Biotech / Biotech & Pharma / Metascience / Longevity / Impact and Bio DAOs / DeSci & DAO Infrastructure / Financialization of Science / New Science Organizations / Navigating Legal / Cloud Labs

Timetable

Main Stage

Friday 8 September
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Workroom 01

Friday 8 September
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Workroom 02

Friday 8 September
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Click here to view the Saturday 9 September timetable presented by Funding The Commons.
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Sponsors & PARTNERS

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Supporters

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FAQ

1
WHere Do I get TICKETS?

Tickets for this edition of Desci.Berlin can be found here. This ticket will allow you to attend both days. If you didn't get tickets, you can still tune into our Live Stream on Youtube.

2
I’m a scientist or working in DeSci, which day is better for me to attend?

Both days will feature DeSci talks, panels and workshops.

3
Do I have to buy a ticket?

No, just register for the event here.

4
Where do I apply to speak at the event or host a workshop?

More information to be shared soon.

5
DO YOU NEED HELPERS?

We’d be thrilled for some folks to join us for these two days and help to show our attendees around, keep track of the program and just be available for any operational questions that might come your way. We will share more information on how to be involved soon.

6
Do you offer financial support to attendees or speakers/workshop hosts?

Yes, we have travel grants available. We want to reserve these to folks that require them, and want to prioritize under-represented people and scientists. We will share more information on how to apply soon.