The Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI), Medical Cluster, and FASMED have teamed up to invite you to the first jointly-hosted Swiss Medtech Day, supported by BioAlps. The result is the biggest medical technology event in Switzerland - with a programme full of highlights.

The focus will be on four breakout sessions and the presentation of the CTI Swiss Medtech Award 2016. This year the winners will receive their prize directly from Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, President of the Swiss Federal Council.

Take part in Swiss Medtech Day 2016. Benefit from the unique opportunity to meet decision makers from industry, research, politics and administration - all in one place. Look over the conference programme and decide for yourself!

Swiss Medtech Day
Date: 7 June 2016, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Place :
Kursaal Bern - Kornhausstrasse 3 - 3000 Bern

Swiss Medtech Day 2016 will offer presentations, breakout sessions, a Science Slam, a table and poster exhibition and many opportunities for networking. The grand finale will be the presentation of the CTI Medtech Award 2016. Swiss Medtech Day is designed for participants from industry, academia, politics, and governmental authorities. English will be spoken in the plenary sessions and the breakout sessions will be in German, French and English.


8:00       Registration; Poster Session & Exhibition
9:00       Welcome
               Walter Steinlin, President CTI
               PD Dr. Rubino Mordasini, President Medical Cluster
               National Councillor Urs Gasche, President FASMED9
9:15       How Hamilton Is Embracing Digitalisation
               Andreas Wieland, CEO Hamilton Bonaduz AG
9:45       CTI Swiss Medtech Award 2016 - Presentation Nominees
10:30     Break; Poster Session & Exhibition
11:15     Breakout Session 1
12:45     Lunch; Poster Session & Exhibition
14:00     Science Slam
               Presentation of selected projects
14:30     Breakout Session 2
16:00     Break; Poster Session & Exhibition
16:30     CTI Swiss Medtech Award 2016 - Award Ceremony
                Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, President of the Swiss Federal Council
17:00     End of Swiss Medtech Day 2016
Presenter:  Jessica Gygax

The Swiss Medtech Day 2016 programme will be constantly updated on the event webpage (see link above). GygaxFurther information: All presentations will be made in English, but please use the language of your choice during the breakout sessions. Each entrance fee includes two sessions, which can be booked when registering.

Breakout Sessions

1) The path to market for medical devices
2) Sustainable innovation culture
3) Workplace "Switzerland 2020"
4) Presentation of outstanding innovation projects

Programme committee

    Dr. Roger Abächerli, Head of R&D, Schiller AG
    Dr. Gerhard Bauer, Head R&D and Operations, Institut Straumann AG
    Joachim Brand, Head of Instrument Operations, Roche Diagnostics International AG
    Gino Burro, Head of Business Development Medtech, Zühlke AG
    Beat Lechmann, R&D Director EMEA, DePuy Mitek
    Axel Maltzen, Chief Production Officer, Medartis AG
    Christoph Napierala, Head of Health Innovation, Siemens Healthcare AG
    Eric Perucco, CEO, MedBrainTec AG
    Hansjörg Riedwyl, CEO ISS AG, Integrated Scientific Services
    Prof. Dr. Erik Schkommodau, Institute Director, FHNW
    Dr. Martin Schmidt, Business Development, Jossi Orthopedics AG
    Fabian Stadler, Secretary General, FASMED
    Prof. Dr. Gabor Székely, Head Medtech, CTI
    Andy Tonazzi, CEO, konplan systemhaus ag


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