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Trinational HealthTech Days

Dear Biotech, MedTech, and digital health professionals, mark your calendars for the Trinational HealthTech Days on October 20 & 21!

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Trinational HealthTech Days
Trinational HealthTech Days

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2022, 10:30 AM

Allschwil, Kreuzstrasse 4, 4123 Allschwil, Schweiz


Organised by the University of Basel, together with its partners from the Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg, BadenCampus, and SEMIA (member of the Quest for change network), the ‘Trinational HealthTech Days #3’ business event aims to connect innovative startups and the ecosystems from France, Germany and Switzerland to promote international cooperation in the health technology sector (Biotech, MedTech, Digital Health) with a triple challenge:

  • A better understanding of the opportunities of strategic foresight and new business models for life science startups.
  • A better understanding of how corporates work together with startups to improve their chances of success.
  • The opportunity to network with international startups and connect with funds, VCs and corporate investors.


DAY 1: Thursday 20th of October, Pupella Innovation Garage (Kreuzstr. 4 4123 Allschwil)

10.30: Doors open, registration, coffee

11.00 : Opening remarks & Intro to Trinational HealthTech Days

11.15 – 12.15 : Session 1: The Upper Rhine Life Science Innovation Ecosystem – Leading in Europe?

  • Keynote: A tri-national startup success story, Simon Ittig (CEO & Co-Founder, T3 Pharmaceuticals)
  • Panel discussion - The best place to do life science innovation in Europe - Panelists: Jean-Luc Dimarcq, (Managing Director, IHU Strasbourg), Gabriela Güntherodt (Director, Biotech Sector Lead, Switzerland, EY), Philipp Marchand  (Managing Director, Vossius & Partner)


13.30 – 15.00 : Session 2: Workshops: Collaboration with Industry – Invest (Growth of startup)

  • Session A (for MedTech startups) Speakers : Elmar Zurbriggen (CEO, AOT), Tobias Wilken (CPO, AOT), Melanie Schäpers (COO, Sefunda), Alexandra Vallon-Eberhard (Roche DX)
  • Session B (for Biotech startups) Speakers: Samantha Brandler (Head of Research Innovation Europe, CSL Behring), Sara Nunez (Co-Founder, Forty51 Ventures)
  • Session C (Digital session) Speakers:  Christian Kraft (Director M&A/external Innovation, Innovation Hub, B. Braun) Murat Akturk (Global Growth Director, Edison for Enterprise, GE HealthCare), Henning Trill, (Managing Director, eXO Ventures), Christoph Wagner, (CEO WBG Holding) & Karsten Sternberg (Senior Advisor Medipee), Bastian Deck, CEO & Founder NOVAZOON &  Steffen Bäumler, CPO MAEX

15.00 – 15.15 : Closing, Learnings & Call to Action

15.15 – 17.00 : Networking & Apéro

DAY 2: Friday 21st of October – Online

13.00 – 13.15 : Opening & Instructions

13.15 – 16.30 : One-on-One sessions

Over 50 confirmed startups from the Trinational Region

Are you interested in participating on DAY 2 for the investors matchmaking?

Then get in touch with us!

Contact if you are an investor interested in participating.

Contact if you are a startup interested in participating.

We are excited to see you there!

Registration closes on Oct 17.

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