Dr. Marta Piñeiro-Núñez (Lilly Research Laboratories, LRL)

Senior Advisor to Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL) leadership in Indianapolis, USA. With over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, first as a medicinal chemist in drug discovery projects and later in strategic/management positions, Marta has led a variety of efforts to operate today’s pharmaceutical R&D business, as well as to design and execute business models representing its future state.

Keynote: “Open Innovation: A Reflection on Lilly’s Experiences 2000-2019”

One of the main themes of her keynote was the importance of trust and alliance management principles for successful open innovation partnerships: “we must focus on relational, not transactional partnerships.”

The presentation covers:

  • Lilly Corporate overview, focus on collaboration and values
  • Open Innovation in Pharma: challenges & barriers
  • Open Innovation Drug Discovery at Lilly