Global Innovation Summit 2021: Healthcare – from crisis to success

Veranstaltung / 19. 05. 2021

Date: 19th May 2021
14:30 – 17:15
Location: Online

Enter the world of a booming industry that has not only proven itself to be resistent to crises, but is also currently experiencing an unbelievable boost in innovation. Start-ups, scale-ups, industry partners and international stakeholders in health policy will present and discuss the success factors of a growing sector. Hear all about breakthrough solutions (cutting-edge innovations) in medical technology and digitalisation and discover new possibilities that have opened up for the health tech industry, which will be pursued post-CoViD.

„CoViD as a game changer – thinking intersectoral“
Moderation: Johann Harer (CEO Styria GmbH)

Keynote: EDERA SAFETY GmbH & Co KG
Speaker: Thomas Saier (CEO)– „Be like water – there’s no need to re-invent the wheel“

Impulse: TDK Electronics GmbH & Co OG
Speaker: Markus Puff (Vice President & Head of Corporate Research & Development)

Impulse: SteadySense GmbH
Speaker: Orla Baumgartner (CMO) – „Changing a business model in 3 months“

Panel discussion: „How did the economy react tot he crisis? Is it just a flash in the pan? Will we implement what we have learned?“
Josef Hackl (CEO, WILD Group), Gunda Gittler (Pharmacy Management, Barmherzige Bürder Linz), Helga Tieben (Director Regulatory Affairs, Supply & Innovation, Pharmig), tba

„Digital Transformation – run or adapt“
Moderation: Pascal Mülner

Keynote: Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting GmbH
Speaker: Christian Horak (Partner, Government and Public Services, Strategy and Transactions) – „Digital Health Trends & Future Business Models“

Pitching Session:
- tremitas GmbH, Speaker: Tibor Zajki-Zechmeister (CEO)
- decide clinical software GmbH, Speaker: Andreas Krug (CEO
- medaia GmbH, Speaker: Philipp Efferl (Medical Data Engineer)
- AIT/telbiomed Medizintechnik und IT Service GmbH, Speaker: Robert Modre-Osprian (CEO)
-SanSirro GmbH, Speaker: Stefan Mehr (CTO & Business Development)

Panel discussion: „How to implement innovation in our healthcare system“ 
Johannes Schildt (KRY), Herwig Ostermann (CEO, Gesundheit Österreich), Dusan Urban (Head of Innovation & Strategy, Merkur Versicherung AG), Werner Leodolter (CIO Steiermärkische Krankenanstaltengesellschaft m.b.H.)

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