23 · 24 Sep 2020

Partnering for AI applications across the health value chain

Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning. New technologies that are moving fast forward and that impact many businesses worldwide. In life sciences many new and promising companies arise that develop AI solutions across the value chain, from basic research to production, clinical diagnostics, in-patient trials, disease follow-up, etc.

This event will showcase new applications and high-end solutions from international companies active in AI across the health value chain. Pitch-wise they will focus on the uniqueness of their solution and the impact for the patient/consumer. As they will indicate what is the collaboration they are looking for to bring their solution to the next level, partnering opportunities are foreseen for you to link with the presenting companies.

Modis and flanders.bio organize this event in the framework of flanders.health and the AI4Diag project within the COSME Programme of the European Union for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs.

This event will be a virtual livestream event with online partnering.

The event is free of charge for flanders.health members and members from EuroBiomed (FR), Tuscany Life Sciences (IT), Tehnopol (EE) and Arahealth (ES).


Partnering starts on September 23, 9:00 and closes on September 24th 19:00.

Online lectures start on September 24th at 09:15.

  • 09:15-09:30

    Introduction of AI4Diag
    Eurobiomed (Morgane Miltgen, Innovation Manager)

  • 09:30-10:00

    Keynote on the advances of AI in medical diagnostics/healthtech
    Savana (Ignacio H. Medrano, Founder)

  • 10:00-10:50

    Short presentations of all 5 accelerated companies

    • Antilope Dx (Bart Van Meerbergen, Business Developer)
    • Podoactiva (Alejandro Almenar, Researcher)
    • QuantaCell (Victor Racine, CEO)
    • QUIPU (Francesco Faita, Co-Founder)
    • TempID (Rait Rand, CEO)
  • 10:50-11:00

    Short break

  • 11:00-11:15

    Testimony/good practices from another ESCP-S3 project

  • 11:15-12:00

    European perspectives in terms of AI in health (fundings, regulations, etc.)

    • Government of Aragon (Carlos Gómez, Director of the Aragon Office in Brussels)
    • Policy Learning Platform (Marc Pattinson, Thematic Expert - Research and Innovation)
    • Région Sud (Lucie Durocher, R&I Advisor)
    • Regione Toscana (Emanuele Fabbri, Planning and Evaluation Head Officer)
    • Tartu Biotechnology Park (Sven Parkel, General Manager)
    • Vlaamse overheid - Departement EWI (Kathleen D'Hondt, Policy Advisor)
  • 12:00-13:00

    Break

  • 13:00-13:05

    Welcome & introduction afternoon programme
    flanders.bio (Willem Dhooge, Co-General Manager)

  • 13:05-14:05

    AI expert international session with presenters from

    • France: EURA NOVA (Iñaki Cervera-Marzal, Data Scientist)
    • Italy: Kode (Marco Calderisi, CEO/CTO)
    • Spain: PredictLand (Javier Orús, CEO & Co-Founder)
    • Estonia: HealthCode AI (Kai Siinmaa, Founder)
  • 14:05-14:15

    Break

  • 14:15-14:30

    AI in life sciences: collaboration makes the difference
    Modis
    (Caroline Sage, Senior Project Manager) &
    Kunigi (Veerle De Colvenaer, Managing Partner Kunigi for flanders.health)

  • 14:30-15:30

    Sessions

    • "A&I" - BioLizard (Liesbeth Ceelen, Director Business Development)
    • ML6 (Simon Logghe, Commercial Director)
    • icometrix (Annemie Ribbens, VP Clinical Trials)
    • "Augmented Intelligence for Patient Data" - ibis.ai (Mathias De Wachter, Co-founder)
    • easics NV (Ramses Valvekens, Managing Director & CEO)
    • Janssen Clinical Innovation & DeepSpA (Kai Langel, Director)
  • 15:30-16:00

    Break

  • 16:00-17:00

    Panel debate

    • Bart Vannieuwenhuyse, Senior Director Health Information Sciences at Janssen Pharmaceutica
    • Jonathan Berte, CEO at Robovision
    • Bart Van Meerbergen, Business Developer at Antelope Dx
    • Glenn Van Dael, Managing Director at Modis

    Moderated by Piet Verhoeve, flanders.health

  • 17:00-17:15

    Closing & announcement pitch award

    Modis (Glenn Van Dael, Managing Director) & Qualix (Ruth Beckers, Founder)


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