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Exciting 11th edition of MEDmeetsTECH is taking the event to the international sphere. 2020 and its unprecedented pandemic showed that we need to speed up with introducing and implementing digital health solutions worldwide and in every country. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for MedTech startups, inventors, clinicians, investors, business leaders, representatives of public and private institutions and open-minded students to learn from each other with a smart approach to technology in healthcare.

The 11th edition will for the first-time address topics on entering the U.S. market with digital health solutions. Experienced subject matter experts and representatives of investors from the U.S. will present ideas and opinions on how to break into the U.S. market.

Among expected the XI edition will be an international edition that will be promoted in Europe and for the first time will address topics of entering the U.S. market with digital health solutions.

Among expected speakers, we will host the representatives of public institutions in Europe responsible for implementing digital health solutions on a broad national scale, representatives of the clinical world, inventors, CEOs of startups, and investors.

International speakers will provide educational and informative presentations to support the growth of the international digital healthcare market and inspire new business opportunities.

These circumstances will be a fantastic opportunity for 9 chosen startups to pitch their solutions in front of an international audience.

 

Agenda MEDmeetsTECH #11

Agenda - draft - May 20, 2021


SESSION: TRENDS

Digital Health in the post-COVID-19 era. New perspectives are being shaped by the reality of the pandemic and new opportunities to innovate in healthcare are waiting to be discovered, developed, and implemented. This keynote lecture will feature international trends in digital health solutions and is dedicated to everyone searching for possibilities to improve healthcare outcomes and is interested in revolutionizing healthcare delivery processes to make healthcare more accessible and affordable.   

  

SESSION: USA

1) Should you consider entering the US market? – Mark Stimpfig

 

2) What founders are looking for? Making the right connections.

Discussion moderator: Tomasz Kierul

Discussion participant: Brian Smith 

 

3) Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

Discussion moderator: Tomasz Kierul

Discussion participant: Christa Bleyleben, James Reginald Colimon, 
Stas Gayshan, Johannes Fruehauf

 

4) How to approach FDA clearance? – TBD

 

5) US Welcomes MedTech and BioTech Inventors – get to know available resources. – TBD

 

6) Case Study 1 – Lukasz Koltowski – MySpiroo

 

7) Case Study 2 – TBD

  

DEBATE

How to speed up the implementation of digital health solutions and popularize its use. A passionate and inspirational discussion between representatives of governmental institutions, representatives of healthcare service providers, CEO’s of startups, business leaders and investors.

 

SESSION: KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

– New legislation for medical devices within EU is coming in May 2021. What you should know?

– Reimbursement and digital health solutions. How to speed up the use of digital therapeutics?

 

SESSION: STARTUPS PRESENTATIONS

The 11th international edition of MEDmeetsTECH will be a fantastic opportunity for 9 chosen startups to pitch their solutions in front of an international audience. Fill out the form and submit your startup. Out of all submitted startups 9 of them will be selected to be presented at the conference.

APPLICATION FOR THE STARTUP SESSION

 

SPEAKERS

Mark Stimpfig

The London Development Director for Greater Phoenix Economic Council and co-founded Go to Market Global.

Mark is the London Development Director for Greater Phoenix Economic Council promoting accessing the US West Coast markets through The Connected Place. Mark co-founded Go to Market Global in 2017, having previously run national and international marketing programmes for clients like Sony, Dixons / PC World, Safeway, and Reuters. Mark is a Cambridge University History Graduate with over 25 years’ experience in marketing and consultancy working with technology brands in B2B and B2C both in the UK and internationally. Past clients include Reuters, Safeway, Dixons, Microsoft, Royal Mail, The UK Driving Standards Agency, International Student Identity Card and Sony. Currently Mark is working with trade bodies like the Department of International Trade, Tech Nation, Manchester Growth Company, The Mayor of London’s International Business Programme, Innovate UK, Innovate Finance and techUK as well as a range of US/ UK commercial partners including Avalara, WorldFirst and ABGi. Mark has developed an expertise in assisting and enabling digital businesses to ‘go to market’ internationally in key sectors like fin-tech, ed-tech, IoT, Cyber, eCommerce and healthcare.

Topic: Should you consider entering the US market?

Tomasz Kierul

Co-Founder, SkyBrook Venture Partners, LLC

Leader in fundraising and organizational development, with 15+ years of experience in the field. Driven strategic thinker with a unique combination of business and organizational development acumen, with an emphasis on applying team-building techniques and strategies for stronger business growth. A supporter of diversity and inclusion.

Discussion moderator: What founders are looking for? Making the right connections.

Discussion moderator: Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

Christa Bleyleben

Managing Partner, MassGlobal Partners, Boston, MA

Since 2009 Managing Partner of MassGlobal Partners and frequently partnering with the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), Christa supports startups with US market access and expansion, training, and mentoring of innovative international companies. Her particular focus is on the value proposition, pitch practice, financing & finding needed resources, and facilitating partnering at senior levels. Previously Christa was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment, President of the Massachusetts International Trade Council, and a Managing Director in Bank of America’s global investment group. Christa is an active angel investor and serves on several advisory boards. She holds an MBA from the Vienna University of Business.

Discussion participants: Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

James Reginald Colimon

International Partnerships Manager

As International Partnerships Manager at the City of Boston, James’s primary focus is to manage and strengthen the City of Boston’s international relations in the areas of friendship, trade, understanding, and cooperation. He coordinates and hosts visiting international delegations on behalf of Mayor Walsh, supports Sister City agreements and cooperative relationships between Boston and international cities, and engages with the Consular Corps and other international partners in Boston and internationally. Prior to joining the Global Affairs team, James worked in the Mayor’s Office of Intergovernmental Relations as the Liaison to the Boston City Council for 3 years. In this position, he was responsible for promoting and advancing Mayor Walsh's agenda at the City level, including advocating with the Council and other parties. He served as principal liaison in all interactions between the Mayor, members of his Cabinet, Department Heads, and the Boston City Council.

Discussion participants: Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

Stas Gayshan

Managing Director at CIC and Founder of CIC Boston. Stas leads the development of new CIC projects in the Americas, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and beyond, connecting innovators across boundaries and borders. Stas works with governments, universities, large corporations, real estate developers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, funders, and other stakeholders to solve difficult problems, build powerful, interwoven innovation ecosystems, and help cities craft lasting, impactful outcomes. A globally sought-after thought leader on innovation and entrepreneurship, Stas often speaks at conferences and judges startup competitions around the world.

Discussion participants: Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

Johannes Fruehauf, MD, PhD

Co-founder, President, LabCentral

CEO, Cambridge Biolabs, and ViThera Pharma; Cofounder, Cequent Pharmaceuticals In his 15+ years as a serial biotech entrepreneur, Dr. Fruehauf has dedicated much of his professional endeavors to the mission of re-defining life science entrepreneurship and building start-up ecosystems. He is the Founder and President of LabCentral, the preeminent private/public partnership model for life science incubator space, while also serving as CEO for BioLabs, the largest provider of laboratory co-working space for startups nationwide. LabCentral and Biolabs currently are home to over 300 startups in 8 cities and companies started within this network now routinely account for over 20% of all Seed and Series A venture capital invested in life sciences in the US. Dr. Fruehauf studied medicine in Germany and France, while also conducting fieldwork in Africa (Zimbabwe and Guinea). He graduated from the University of Frankfurt and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg. Johannes is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications and is named inventor on 9 patents.

Discussion participants: Greater Boston - world’s top biotech hub. A conversation with local experts about Greater Boston’s unique ecosystem that invests in innovation and builds the next generation of global life-science businesses.

dr n. med. Łukasz Kołtowski

Łukasz Kołtowski is an employee of the 1st Department and Clinic of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, a member of the Board of the IT and Telemedicine Committee of the Polish Cardiac Society, and an expert in the field of mobile health and telemedicine. He gained experience, among others at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (UK) and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden). Since 2009, he has been actively describing and commenting on the most important events and solutions in the field of mHealth, editing the Efektywny Doctor blog (www.koltowski.com). He is a member of several scientific consortia, the creator and originator of the MySpiroo mobile spirometer, and the author of numerous mobile applications supporting the work of doctors. Łukasz Kołtowski is an employee of the 1st Department and Clinic of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, a member of the Board of the IT and Telemedicine Committee of the Polish Cardiac Society, and an expert in the field of mobile health and telemedicine. He gained experience, among others at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (UK) and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden). Since 2009, he has been actively describing and commenting on the most important events and solutions in the field of mHealth, editing the Efektywny Doctor blog (www.koltowski.com). He is a member of several scientific consortia, the creator and originator of the MySpiroo mobile spirometer, and the author of numerous mobile applications supporting the work of doctors.

Topic: Case study 1 - MySpiroo

Fill out the form and submit your startup!

- list of startups submitted to the previous editions of the conference -

- guidelines for startups how to present during the conference -

APPLICATION FOR THE STARTUP SESSION

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OPM
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Poradnik Zdrowie
Rynek Zdrowia
SMiF
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Med Silesia
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