German EIT Health Annual Symposium in Ludwigshafen & Mannheim

Event overview
  • October 4, 2017, 3:00 pmOctober 5, 2017, 4:00 pm
  • Day 1: Abbvie Ludwigshafen,
    Day 2: Roche Mannheim,

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On 4-5 October 2017, EIT Health Germany is organizing its second German EIT Health Annual Symposium.

The Annual Symposium is a key event for the German EIT Health GmbH by bringing together German and Swiss partners and international healthcare stakeholders from different fields to present their project activities and explore potential collaboration opportunities.

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German EIT Health Annual Symposium 2017

Agenda | 4 October

The first day will take place in the premises of AbbVie in Ludwigshafen.

AbbVie Deutschland GmbH,
Knollstraße (Entrance: Sudermannstraße 11),
67061 Ludwigshafen

14:30 – 15:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
15:00 – 15:30 Welcome

  • Uli Harnacke, Managing Director (ad interim), German EIT Health GmbH
  • Dr. Stefan Simianer, Vice President, International Pharmaceutical Development & General Manager, Research & Development, AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
15:30 – 16:00 Patient Value through Digital Innovations

  • Intro – Dr. Marc Valentin, Manager Governmental Affairs & Strategic Health Initiatives, AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
  • SAGION – Prof. Dr. Dr. Mathilde Niehaus, Chair for Labour & Work Related Rehabilitation, University of Cologne
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break and Networking
16:30 – 17:15 Kick-off for the international EIT Health workshop “Real World Data in Healthcare – Data analytics, data privacy and harmonized ethical requirements”

  • Introduction – Dr. Wolfgang Knecht, Managing Director ZNZ, ETH Zürich
  • The German Medical Informatics Initiative: Sharing Data for Research and Better Patient Care” – Dr. Martin Sedlmayr, Chair for Medical Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • “Real-World Data at Roche: An Example” – Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Petrich, Head of Engineering at Research and Technology Innovation, Roche Diabetes Care GmbH
17:15 – 17:20 Walking to the Meeting Rooms
17:20 – 18:15 “Real World Data in Healthcare – Data analytics, data privacy and harmonized ethical requirements”

  • Breakout Sessions: 3 Roundtable discussions on related subtopics including knowledge triangle integration covering research and technology, business creation and higher education
18:15 – 18:30 Wrap up and Outlook Day 2

  • Christine Neumann, Communication Manager, German EIT Health GmbH
18:30 – 20:00 Evening reception with dinner and Keynote Speaker

  • Manuel Irun Molina, KIC Officer of EIT Health, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) (tbc)
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