MedTech Summit

2019-05-21 Nürnberg

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May 21, 2019
Duration: 3 Days
Nürnberg, Germany
NürnbergMesse GmbH, Messezentrum

Congress programme

Below you can find the final congress programme.

  • 09:00 - 09:30
    Plenary Session
    Opening Welcome MedTech Summit Congress
    Prof. Dr. Thomas Armin Schildhauer
    Chairman of the Executive Committee,
    Forum MedTech Pharma e.V., Nuremberg

    Dr. Rainer Seßner
    Bayern Innovativ GmbH, Nuremberg

    Keynote: Bringing Medical Devices to Life – Challenges for the Healthcare of Tomorrow
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Jockenhoevel
    Dept. of Biohybrid & Medical Textiles (BioTex),
    AME-Helmholtz for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen

  • 09:30 - 10:00
    medXregulation: MDR Perspectives (Keynote)
    Key Note: MDR: Potential Synergies when Applying for FDA
    Thor Rollins
    Director of Toxicology and E&L Consulting, Nelson Laboratories LLC, Salt Lake City, USA

    Business Impact MDR & Best Practice of Implementation
    Dr. Stefan Menzl
    Executive Director, Qserve Group Deutschland GmbH, Karlsruhe

    Navigating the EU MDR Requirements for Combination Products
    Beat Urs Steffen
    Executive Director, Confinis AG, Düdingen, CH

  • 10:00 - 11:00
    medXregulation: MDR Perspectives
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Sesselmann
    Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Amberg-Weiden

    Business Impact MDR & best practice of implementation
    Stefan Menzl PhD
    Qserve Group 

    MDR: Landmarks for mastering PMS
    Katharina Thievessen
    Head of Clinical Affairs, Metecon GmbH, Mannheim
  • 10:00 - 11:00
    medXrobotics: Future Scenarios
    DIH-HERO – Digital Innovation Hubs in Healthcare Robotics
    Maren Bödding
    Administrative Project Manager DIH-HERO, University of Twente, NL

    Robotics Solutions for Medical Technology – Enhanced Productivity and
    Process Safety in Sensitive Environments
    Andreas Rosenbusch
    Business Development Manager, Stäubli Robotics, Bayreuth

    Research in Medical Robotics at the KIT and Future Scenarios
    Dr. Jörg Raczkowsky
    Academic Director a.D., Medical Robotics Group,
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe

  • 11:30 - 13:00
    medXideation: Idea Sourcing
    Prof. Dr. Thomas A. Schildhauer, BG-Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Bochum

    The Medical Need as an Inspiration for Innovation

    Prof. Dr. Hubertus Feußner
    Head of Research Group MITI, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich

    Innovation Concepts – Aligning Ambitions at Academic, Valorization and Commercial Level
    Harmen de Jongh
    Senior Program Manager Biomedical Engineering, Technical University Eindhoven, NL

    Research in Partnership: Where Clinical Need meets Technical Innovation
    Dr. Timo Schirmer
    Manager, MR Applied Science Laboratory Europe, GE Healthcare, Garching

    New Perspectives: from a Different Point of View [WORLD CAFE]

    • Patient Engagement: The Role of the Patient in the Development Process
    Sherille Veira, admedicum
    Science as an Innovation Source
    Dr. Jörg Raczkowsky, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    User-Friendly Ideas Through UUX Methods
    Matthias Müller, conplement AG
    Business Models in the Early Project Phase as Decisive Factor
    Jared Sebhatu, smart Helios GmbH
    ELSI+ as Innovation Guidance from Idea to Market
    Prof. Dr. Peter Bradl, Research Institute IREM,
    University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    medXsmart-electronics: Healthcare Wearables
    Dr. Jens Kirchner, FAU Lehrstuhl für Elektronik, Erlangen

    Vital Sign Sensor Technologies as a Digital Health Business Enabler

    Jens Krauss
    Vice-President, Systems, CSEM SA, Neuchâtel, CH 

    Integration and Connectivity in Wearable Electronics
    Mihir Gupta
    Field Application Engineer, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas, USA

    Practical Focus: Innovative Wearables [HANDS-ON PITCHES]
    with, among others:
    • Jürgen Besser
    , MOIO GmbH, Fürth
    • Dr. Johannes Kreuzer
    , Cosinuss GmbH, München

  • 13:30 - 15:00
    medXrobotics: Best Practice Applications
    Introduction Into the Subject
    Prof. Birgit Wilkes
    Director, Institute for Building Telematics, Technical University of Applied Sciences, Wildau

    Robotics for Geriatric Care

    Bruno Ristok
    Director, C&S Institute, Augsburg

    Robotics for Rehabilitation

    Dr. Martina Spiess
    Senior Scientific Coordinator, Hocoma AG, Volketswil, CH

    Robotics for Therapy

    Dr. Aida Nazarikhorram
    Co-founder & CCO, LuxAI S.A., LUX

    Robotics for Interventional and Diagnostic Medicine

    Julian Klodmann
    Leader of Medical Robotics Team, Scientific Leader of MIRO Innovation Lab, Institute
    of Robotics and Mechatronics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen

  • 14:00 - 15:00
    medXregulation: AI & Regulation
    Artificial Intelligence Between Innovation, Standardization and Regulation
    Tobias Schreiegg
    Director Global Software Regulations, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Erlangen

    Artificial Intelligence in Medical Devices – Requirements of a Notified Body
    Dr. Andreas Purde
    Global Director Functional Safety, Software and Digitization,
    TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH, Munich

    Regulation of AI in Medical Products: to Find the Right Measure! [PLENARY DISCUSSION]

  • 15:30 - 16:30
    medXideation: Idea Management
    The Future of Business Development – From the Idea to a Concept
    Dr. Jörn Leewe & Dr. Andreas Pohl
    Partner Strategy & Associate Director Life Sciences, EY-Parthenon GmbH, Munich

    Technical Innovations in Cardiology – Best Practices of an SME

    Ronald Reich
    CEO/CFO, Novapump GmbH, Jena

    Beyond the Pill”: Innovative Products Inspired by Cross Industry Approaches
    Dr. Hardy Kietzmann
    Director Innovation, GenMed, Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Berlin
  • 15:30 - 16:30
    medXsmart-electronics: Innovative Therapies
    Smart Active Implants for Personalized Medicine
    Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Hoffmann
    Director Theranostics, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT), Sulzbach

    Wearable in Therapy: Insulin Pump System Creates New Possibilities
    Dr. Andreas Thomasities
    Scientific and Therapy Development Manager, Medtronic GmbH, Meerbusch

Networking programme

  • 12:00 - 17:00


Programm overview