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    Sarah Lidé

    Senior Strategy and Project Manager
    E-mail: sl@mva.org
    Phone: (M) +45 22 96 21 70
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    HealthTech @ Medicon Valley

    Welcome to our HealthTech @ Medicon Valley event

    Important update: It has been recently announced that the TechConnect Europe conference will be postponed till September 2021. The HealthTech event is however still planned to proceed as a standalone event, in a hybrid or fully online setting, with a potential impact on the timing for this event. More details to follow: please bookmark this website. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Lidé.

    The Nordics and Medicon Valley feature world-class healthcare and research institutions, highly skilled hardware and software expertise, a thriving game industry and a strong startup scene. To showcase our regional life science, healthcare and digitalisation strongholds, Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA) and Invest in Skåne have joined forces for this Healthtech event and offer you two opportunities to be involved: as a participant, or as a pitching company in one of the ‘HealthTech Challenges’ on the programme. This event is open for all.

    Join us and be part of creating tomorrow’s HealthTech solutions!

    Date: 21st of October, 2020
    Time: 08:30 – 13:00
    Hosts: Medicon Valley Alliance and Invest in Skåne
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free of charge 

    We asked a number of global pharma and healthcare stakeholders to come up with a challenge – a problem or opportunity that exists within their daily business where a HealthTech solution would have a positive impact. They are looking for new HealthTech solutions and stakeholders interested in applying themselves to some of the challenges within the world of pharma and healthcare. Please find here the list of the companies, the challenges that they present, and a link to their full descriptions. Maybe you have an idea how to solve one of these challenges? In that case, you are very welcome to apply to pitch. You’ll find more information about what to include in your application in the description of the HealthTech challenges below.

    Submit your application through the link provided by the 16th of August 2020.

    Apply for pitching at the Capio HealthTech challenge:
    Apply for pitching at the Roche HealthTech challenge:
    Apply for pitching at the BioInnnovation Institute and SmiLe Incubator HealthTech challenge:

    If you’re not interested in pitching, but do not want to miss this opportunity to network and to become updated about Nordic and international HealthTech activities, then you can simply register here. The deadline for registration as an ordinary participant is the 5th of October 2020.

    Sign up for the event as a participant

    Preliminary programme    

    08:30-10:00 Plenary session

    • 08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee 
    • 09:00-09:10 Welcome by the organisers
    • 09:10-09:50 Keynote “Digital health for all – Hype or hope?”  Dr David Brown , Co-founder and Chair of the Board, Healx Ltd

    09:50-10:10 Short bio break and find your track      

    10:10-11:15 Parallel tracks with HealthTech challenge 1/2/3

    • Challenge 1, Moving towards preventive and predictive health, Capio
    • 10:10-10:25 Challenge overview by Towa Jexmark, Head of Innovation at Capio, part of Ramsay Santé
    • 10:25-10:35 Pitch 1 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:35-10:45 Pitch 2 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:45-11:15 Facilitated discussion among track participants on alternative approaches to addressing the challenge  
    • Challenge 2, Integrating health-related data, Roche
    • 10:10-10:25 Challenge overview by Wilhelm Gatenbeck, Business Innovation Partner at Roche AB
    • 10:25-10:35 Pitch 1 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:35-10:45 Pitch 2 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:45-11:15 Facilitated discussion among track participants on alternative approaches to addressing the challenge
    • Challenge pitch session 3, Digital therapeutics, BioInnovation Institute/SmiLe Incubator
    • 10:10-10:25 Challenge overview by Markus Herrgård, Chief Technical Officer at BII, and Ebba Fåhraeus, CEO at SmiLe Incubator
    • 10:25-10:35 Pitch 1 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:35-10:45 Pitch 2 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:45-10:55 Pitch 3 – by companies/researchers
    • 10:55-11:15 Facilitated discussion among track participants about the pitfalls in digital therapeutics

    11:15-11:45 Coffee break

    11:45-12:15 Plenary session: challenge 1/2/3 sharing and conclusions 

    12:15-13:00 Lunch & networking       

    For more information, please contact Sarah Lidé.

    In collaboration with Invest in Skåne