A joint program between EPFL Innovation Park and Groupe Mutuel
Program started April 2021
Next Roadshow November 17th
Program Duration 9 months
Be part of the Swiss FemTech Community
Join the different Focus Groups around specific topics and become a thought leader in the Swiss FemTech sector.

Check out our four Focus Groups down below and the events tab to sign up for an upcoming event:
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FOCUS GROUP I

Menopause, Incontinence & Period Health

This group is open for start-ups, corporates and expert developing solutions in these domains and co-create solutions through an open innovation approach.
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GOALS
- Create a learning community
- Better understand target consumers
- Help refine product-market fit
- Drive investor interest
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Leader
Marta Gehring
(Swiss Biotech Association)
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next event
November 30, 2021
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FOCUS GROUP II

Fertility: the Unspoken Journey

Breaking the silence around the fertility journey to empower women. This group is focused on tackling the gaps in the fertility journey, from awareness to psychological support, and related health and tech solutions. Fertility is a central topic in women's health. The group is open to companies, counsellors, specialists, patient group representatives or individuals looking to positively impact the fertility journey to better support women.
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GOALS
- Design a more fluent journey from diagnostic to success
- Build a collaboration framework for all stakeholders
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Leaders
Marzia Massignani
(vVARDIS)

Haider Alleg
(Ferring Pharmaceuticals)
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next event
November 8, 2021
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FOCUS GROUP III

Pregnancy and Post Partum

This focus group is aimed at tackling issues, challenges, and opportunities in the domains of pregnancy and post-partum. Join to discover the technology and scientific solutions addressing pressing health issues and connect with experts, innovators, researchers and people who have an interest in this domain.
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GOALS
- Understand the pregnancy patient journey
- Identify corporate engagement opportunities in the domain
- Develop messaging strategies for positioning of pregnancy start-ups
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Leaders
Douglas Haggstrom
(Innovation Office of University of Basel)

Laura Rio
(Medical Scientist)
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next event
October 18, 2021
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FOCUS GROUP IV

Wellness & Prevention

Explore open innovation in the context of prevention and wellness. Open for start-ups,  corporates or experts developing solutions in the area of prevention and wellness to  co-create solutions through an open innovation approach over 6 months. Join to learn about collaboration tools and meet top health industry experts.
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GOALS
- Explore open innovation in the context of Prevention & Wellness
- Identify pain points from start-ups, corporates and other stakeholders in the field
- Facilitate interaction among stakeholders
- Design a path for optimising future collaborations
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Leaders
Ksenia Tugay & Jihyun Lee Engler
(Groupe Mutuel)

Marco Rüedi
(EPFL Innovation Park)
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