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Frontiers Health announces program highlights for the 2017 Berlin event

November 13, 2017

Berlin-Milan, November 13, 2017 – The age of healthcare convergence has brought two great sectors of industry together: medicine and technology, creating new opportunities and themes in areas like health technology, digital therapies and health insurance innovation.

Frontiers Health conference reflects the collaborative and agile nature of this changing industry, where the seamless integration of medicine and health technology is replacing traditional silos for better health outcomes.

Following on the heels of its successful 2016 run, Frontiers Health 2017 is coming back to Berlin this November 16th and 17th at the spectacular AXICA, a few steps away from the Brandenburg Gate.

This year, over 400 entrepreneurs, investors and industry executives will be actively involved in enlightening keynotes & talks, engaging workshops, top speaker panels and many opportunities for networking. With over 100 startups and leading specialized investors in attendance, Frontiers Health will also feature a Startup & Investor Lounge area where innovative companies and potential partners can meet for one-to-one conversations and potential deal making as well as plenty of business meetings and challenges with promising start-ups to shape the next wave of industry partnerships.

Frontier Health’s Chairman, Roberto Ascione, CEO, Healthware International, says: “Frontiers Health has fast become one of the premiere conferences in the digital health space, combining a unique mix of attendees and presenters from investment funds, life science companies, health innovation hubs, insurance companies and digital health start-ups, providing for a unique platform to discuss how innovations in their respective fields are converging to re-invent and transform healthcare. Any success story born out of the conference will be a success for each and every one of the participants, as they will feel that, they too, actively contributed their part to this amazing journey”.

The 2017 line-up is comprised of true global experts from different areas of the health innovation ecosystem who will share their key insights and personal experiences in highly inspirational and informative talks and hands-on workshops in the pure Frontiers style.

Key topics will be:

Two highly curated session will be dedicated to the future of Health Insurance (moderated by Frederic Llordachs, Co-founder, Partner & Global Business Development Manager, Doctoralia) and Clinical Trials (moderated by Nana Bit-Avragim, Head of Strategic Relations, Medicinisto).

Top speakers line-up include among the others Jeff Dachis, Founder and CEO, One Drop, on how will Pharma adapt to the Digital Health reality, Indra Ioshi, Clinical Lead for NHS England talking How is the NHS going Digital?, Mariarosaria Taddeo, Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, focusing on Digital Ethics to Harness The Value of AI Applications in Healthcare, and Bart van der Sloot, Senior Researcher, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT) exploring Privacy and data protection in digital health.

About Frontiers Health

Frontiers Health is a spin off event of Frontiers Conferences, which designs and produces international conferences about technology and innovation since 2005. The yearly Frontiers Conference in Milan has become Italy’s leading conference for business, design and technology. The company was co-founded by Matteo Penzo, who also founded “Talent Garden”, the biggest co-working space in Milan, and is a technology practice executive at frog, and by Leandro Agro’ – a designer and entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ experience in the field of design and business innovation. Frontiers Health is chaired by Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware, the co-host organization of the yearly Frontiers Health conference.


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