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Program Duration 9 months

Tech4Eva Roadshow - The Connection to Switzerland

October 18, 2022






About the Event

Tech4Eva is partnering with DayOne Basel Area and invites you to attend this online event on October 18th. Connect with investors, experts and leaders in healthcare on the best corporate partnership strategies and investment opportunities to scale your start-up.

Switzerland's healthtech sector is booming is very well placed to become a center of excellence in Femtech due to its great network of medtech and pharma or medtech corporates present as well as an innovation culture producing great start-ups. The Healthvalley regroups over 1000 organisations including accelerators such as Tech4Eva in Lausanne and DayOne in Basel. We are also lucky to have access to high quality Universities and centers of research promoting innovation at its core.

Hear from 2022 cohort start-up b-rayZ how they recently closed a round of CHF4 million and how they are augmenting mammography with AI as well as learn from pharma corporates how they collaborate with start-ups.

Why attend:
-Learn about collaborations in Femtech
-Get insights about the ecosystem in Switzerland and what it takes to build a successful start-up
-Meet the innovative solutions of the Tech4Eva start-ups

Discover the Swiss ecosystem and join us online on October 18.

Event Speakers

Douglas Haggstrom
Innovation Office, University of Basel, Manager MIRAHI & INCATE Accelerators, and Tech4Eva Mentor
Full bio
Cristina Rossi
b-rayZ, CEO
Full bio
Cécile Tardy
DayOne, Accelerator Manager
Full bio

Cécile Tardy-Srinivasan has been working for Basel Area Business & Innovation since 2021.

Previously, she worked at big pharma companies like Novartis, where she held various roles at country, regional and global levels. She brings a background in finance from working with EY. As a healthcare innovation consultant, she focuses on patient centricity and co-creating solutions among stakeholders of the healthcare ecosystem.

Cécile Tardy-Srinivasan studied Design Thinking at the MIT Sloan School of Management and holds a Master’s in Management from the EDHEC Business School, France.

Lan Zuo Gillet
Deputy Managing Director, EPFL Innovation Park
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Lan is the Deputy Managing Director of EPFL Innovation Park and an Expert of Innosuisse – the Swiss Innovation Agency.  She has 23 years of hands-on professional experience in industry as well as in the ecosystem of innovation & entrepreneurship.

Lan started her career at R&D department of Rolex, in charge of creating new computer aided design and optimisation tools in the product development process. She was later appointed as Head of Operational Planning at Pictet, working closely with a startup to design, develop and implement a management information system for group operation control. As the Managing Director of Geneva Creativity Center, she connected large corporations, SMEs, startups and researchers to initiate innovative joint R&D projects.

Currently at EPFL Innovation Park, she is leading entrepreneurship training and acceleration programs and is helping startups to establish business partnership with large corporations. Lan has a PhD degree from EPFL, an MBA from HEC Lausanne and postdoctoral applied research experience at Stanford University.

Juan Pablo Segura
Co-Founder & President, Babyscript
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Robert Scott
Head of Product & Network Portfolio, Novartis Biome
Full bio

Robert Scott is the Global Head of Product & Network Portfolio at the Novartis Biome. The Novartis Biome acts as the integrator and orchestrator across the entire healthcare ecosystem to unite innovative teams together to create impactful partnerships at scale.

Previous to Novartis, Robert led Innovation, Engagement & Experience Strategy for a number of life science clients at Accenture, and led Innovation and Transformation programs at Takeda and Syngenta. Previous to Life Sciences, Robert worked in Technology for a company that was acquired by GoDaddy, the world’s largest internet services company, and in Media for The Economist Group, one of the world’s oldest and most trustworthy media companies.

Alberto Tomatis
Director, Roche Digital InnovationLAB
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Event Agenda

15:00 Welcome Remarks & Intros

Speakers: Lan Zuo Gillet of EPFL Innovation Park, Douglas Haggstrom of University of Basel and Cécile Tardy of DayOne

15:15 Tech4Eva Showcase of Selected Growth Stage Start-ups

7 Start-ups: Sabrina Badir of Pregnolia, Sven Mulfinger of Dana Health, Oana Gharbi of Proov, Liza Velarde of Delee, Rob Milnes of Vio Healthtech, Rebecca Sternberg of AquaFit, and Cristina Rossi of b-rayZ

15:30 Panel Discussion: "Corporate Collaboration with Start-ups

Speakers: Juan Pablo Segura, Co-Founder & President of Babyscript, Rob Scott, Global Head of Product & Network of Novartis Biome, Alberto Tomatis, Digital InnovationLAB Director of Roche

Moderator: Doublas Haggstrom of University of Basel

16:00 Tech4Eva Showcase of Selected Growth Stage Start-ups

7 Start-ups: David Stoikovitch of Moona, Tzali Cnaani of Carmel Diagnostics, Eva Galant of Hashiona, Marc Finch of PreTel, Nadia Prisant of IMMA, Ruben Molina of INNITIUS, and Hélène Guillaume Pabis of Wild AI

16:15 Fireside Chat: "The Journey of Fundraising"

Speakers: Cristina Rossi, CEO of b-rayZ

Moderator: Douglas Haggstrom of University of Basel

16:30 Closing Remarks & Breakouts for Networking

Time zone CET

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