Innovation in the Upper Rhine region: KTUR Startup & Innovation Nights on April 21/22
Universities, startups, companies and intermediaries of the Upper Rhine region are cordially invited to meet and exchange ideas during the KTUR Startup & Innovation Night. The event takes place within the framework of the project "Knowledge Transfer Upper Rhine" (KTUR) and is intended to contribute to building a creative and open network in the Upper Rhine region that gains more supraregional attention – of course the Healthcare Hub Team Freiburg will be part of it!
Keynote speaker is Gunther Wobser, managing director of Lauda, a medium-sized company in Middle Franconia and manufacturer of temperature control units. In his keynote, he will talk about his experiences in Silicon Valley and why it is worthwhile for every entrepreneur to leave the comfort zone.
Startup showroom and KTUR workshops
Regional startups also have a platform in the two selected showrooms "Health – Life Sciences" and "Green Tech" to present themselves and network with companies. In addition, four different workshops offer the opportunity to get in direct contact with KTUR networkers.More information about the Startup & Innovation Nights
Artificial Intelligence in the Pharmaceutical Industry on April 22 and May 6
Two days dedicated to discussing the possible applications, opportunities, and challenges associated with artificial intelligence in the pharmaceutical industry organized by BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg, in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA). The event will take place on April 22nd and on May 6th 2021, and the Pfizer Healthcarehub will be there!
The first day will focus on possible applications and challenges. Participants will have a chance to glimpse into real best-practice examples, while experts will shed light on major challenges concerning AI such as cybersecurity and regulatory aspects.
On May 6th the focus will be on creating connections. This second day will welcome companies that operate in the pharma industry and are looking for cooperation partners, new contacts, or inputs to support the implementation of a concrete AI project. The event is also open to innovators with AI expertise who are in the process of developing ideas and solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Both sides will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves and pitch their request or offer for collaboration.More about the program, the speakers and registration to the event
"Sprechstunde" on digital health applications on March 24
This is the right place for anyone who wants to launch a digital health application and has questions about approval, differentiation from other medical devices, or the topic of evidence:
In the DiGA consultation, interested startups get input on digital health applications from Dr. Henrik Matthies from the Health Innovation Hub and Ekaterina Alipiev from our Healthcare Hub in Berlin. Afterwards, the renowned experts will be available to answer questions on all aspects of regulatory approval, differentiation from other medical devices, and evidence planning in two Q&A rounds.
More about the event and the registration