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CHARITÉ BIH ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT 2020

THE SUMMIT HAD TO BE CANCELLED WITHOUT REPLACEMENT DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Planned topics included:

  • Cracking the Code in Drug Discovery – Will AI & ML Finally Enable Exponential Breakthroughs?
  • Regenerative Therapies and 3D-Printing
  • Real World Evidence (RWE) in Medicine 
  • How to Find Money and How Money Wants to Be Found
  • Cyber Security in Healthcare (Special Workshop)

 

Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

TODAY'S BREAKTHROUGHS - TOMORROW'S CURES, JUNE 17 - 18, 2019

We would like to thank every participant for the great contribution to, active roles in and the fruitful networking at the 12th Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit!

With an exceptional two-day-program, we hosted nearly 400 international entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, physicians, and scientists from 26 countries! Please click here to get some impressions of the event. Due to our special collaboration with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as our partner region in 2019, we welcomed many leaders and experts in life sciences and medicine from the US among our 41 outstanding speakers, who actively participated in four high profile sessions to discuss global trends and challenges in:

  1. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  2. Investment Models from Around the Globe
  3. New Dynamics in Clinical Trials
  4. New Findings of Drug Actions and Repurposing

ENLIGHTENING EXPERT IMPULSES
Great impulses have been provided in four keynotes:

  • The Ethics of Clinical Trials: Eligibility, Evidence and Efforts to Supplement Them, Arthur L. Caplan
  • Digital Health in Academic Medicine, Heyo K. Kroemer
  • The Promise and Challenges of Cell-Based Therapies to Treat Cancer, Michael T. Hemann
  • Digital Therapeutic Companies' Innovative Market Access Strategies, Vincent Hennemand

 
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH

In an exclusive fireside chat – a first time format at the Summit 2019 – our special guest, Stephen Kennedy Smith, gave an insight into his life as a Kennedy family member and his interest in very early investment opportunities in life sciences.

 
A GREAT LIFE SCIENCES VENTURE MARKET

At Life Sciences Venture Market, 20 healthcare startups in MedTech, Pharma, and Digital Health from seven countries were invited to extend their strategic network and to showcase their business concepts to investors and collaboration partners from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Berlin Institute of Health. An independent jury of nine gave valuable feedback, selected and awarded the very best pitches in each of the three categories:

Digital:
dentalXr.ai – Decision Support Platform for Dental Diagnostics
Amir Ali and Falk Schwendicke

Pharma:
MYOPAX - Autologous Muscle Stem Cell Therapy
Simone Spuler and Verena Schöwel

MedTech:
CellPly - Functional in-vitro diagnostic platform for precision oncology
Massimo Bocchi

 
GREAT DISCUSSIONS IN OUR STARTUP WORKSHOPS

In four workshops, future entrepreneurs also had the chance to learn more about crucial topics every startup inevitably needs to face such as financing, negotiating with investors, building up and maintaining a team, and the impact of collaborations on marketing their idea. Our workshop moderators from EIT Health Munich, High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH, Cooley LLP Boston, MA, Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton, Waltham, MA, and WMC Healthcare Munich provided expertise and best practice.

MODERATION
Finally, we would like to thank our amazing summit moderators, John Hallinan, for his experience and broad perspective as well as John Hession for guiding and mentoring us through the pitching sessions of the Life Sciences Venture Market.

SUMMIT 2020
Join us, May 11 – 12, 2020 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. While we work on the program for next year’s Summit, we will continue to facilitate the conversation about the future of healthcare.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
We are very thankful to our sponsors and supporters Berlin Institute of Health, KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG, Molecular Health GmbH, High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH,), and to our partner countries Australia resp. Australian Trade and Investment Commission (2018), Israel resp. Invest in Israel (2017), and Canada (2016). Please click here for a full overview of our sponsors and partners.

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Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit 2018

From Vision to Patient, Berlin, May 7 - 8, 2018

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to every participant for your great contributions, your active roles and the intense networking at the 11th Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit!

Framed by an exciting two-days-program, we hosted more than 420 international entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, physicians, and scientists from around the world! Please click here to get some impressions of the event. Due to our special collaboration with Australia as our partner country in 2018, we were able to welcome Australian leaders and experts in life sciences and medicine among our 53 outstanding speakers, who actively participated in six high profile sessions to discuss global trends and challenges in:

  1. Innovation Ecosystems
  2. Novel Funding Models in Healthcare - Affordability of Medication
  3. Blockchain
  4. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare - Digital Health
  5. Regenerative and Cell Therapies and
  6. Microbiome

With the Life Sciences Venture Market, running in parallel on both days, we supported more than 30 international healthcare startups in MedTech, Pharma and Digital Health to extend their strategic network and to showcase their business concepts to investors and collaboration partners from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Berlin Institute of Health. An independent jury selected and awarded the best three pitches. 

In four workshops, future entrepreneurs also had the chance to learn more about crucial topics every startup inevitably needs to face such as financing, negotiating with investors, building up and maintaining a team and the impact of collaborations on marketing their idea. Our workshop moderators from UnternehmerTUM, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Berlin Health Innovation / SPARK Berlin and MOCK Rechtsanwälte Berlin provided expertise and best practice.

We are very thankful to our sponsors and supporters Berlin Institute of Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Siemens Healthcare, Pfizer Germany and High-Tech Gründerfonds and our partner countries Australia (2018), Israel (2017) and Canada (2016).

Global Challenges of Healthcare, Berlin, May 8 - 9, 2017

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Rethink & Transform Healthcare, Berlin, Mai 26 - 27, 2016

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