Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, global travel restrictions and new limitations on in-person events we are unable to run the 30th MedTech Investing Europe Conference in-person in Lausanne. We will instead be building on this year’s online series of events and be hosting the event digitally, on the revised dates of 21-22 October 2020. Attendees will be able to participate online and benefit from everything the MTI events normally offer – industry leading content, speakers from some of the world’s foremost investors and importantly dedicated networking for both investors and presenting companies. Attendees are required to pre-register and will receive full details, access links and schedule in advance of the event.

Benefits of attending

  • The need for funding has never been greater – Gain access to some of the world’s foremost and ambitious investors including family offices, VC’s, healthcare corporations, angels and more.
  • Gain access to over 30 cutting-edge investment opportunities without having to leave your office.
  • Global audience of investors – investors no longer have to travel to Switzerland, instead they can simply log-on from the US, Israel, India and around the world.
  • Concentrated digital programme features investment pitches, investor insight and networking, all completed in just a few hours on each day.
  • Recorded company pitches available post-event.
  • Pre-event promotion of all presenting companies to our audience of investors.
  • Online event function to network between companies and investors who meet each other’s criteria.
  • Arrange 1-2-1 meetings between investors and companies who want to learn more.

 

Bringing Together Innovators, Leading Investors and Major Healthcare Corporations

Welcome to the 30th MedTech Investing Europe Conference, the longest-established and leading healthcare investment and partnering conference in Europe. We are delighted to once again bring together the very best game-changing technologies and leading entrepreneurs with a wide range of healthcare investors including VC’s, angel investors, leading MedTech corporations, private wealth holders, family offices and many more.

Since 2003 we have been at the centre of the rapidly evolving healthcare technology venture ecosystem and specialised in bringing together over 1000 venture-stage companies with investors ranging from VC’s to major healthcare corporations, from family offices to angel investors and many more.

This unrivalled platform will:

  • Allow both investors and technology providers to identify, meet and build investment partnerships
  • Showcase the most cutting edge technology and the investment opportunities our innovators bring
  • Give unrivalled insight into the healthcare sector for both entrepreneurs and investors via the fine-tuned conference programme
  • Deliver highly experienced and knowledgeable speakers showing how successful investments can be made in the healthcare arena
  • Facilitate meetings with the companies and individuals of most interest to you via our 1-2-1 networking system and via informal meetings throughout the event

 

The MTI events deliver the best ratio of investors to presenting companies, giving all attendees the maximum opportunity to meet, network and learn from the best in the business ensuring you meet the right investors and the right investment opportunities.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to meet with some of the most proactive entrepreneurs and investors in healthcare, learn how to fine-tune your strategy and ultimately maximise the potential for return from the sector.

 

PROGRAMME

 

The MTI conference programmes address the biggest topics in the industry today, from investment topics such as “Where is the money coming from?” and “What do family offices look for and how do they invest?” to wider challenges such as “How does healthcare economics playout in the real world?” and “How do you plan and execute a successful exit”.

The conference programmes are developed in conjunction with the MTI Investor Advisory Board – a collection of the biggest investors in the sector with assets under management of over €40bn.

Our speaking faculties represent the truly global nature of the healthcare and life science industry with panellists drawn from leading organisations from Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

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SPEAKERS

The core of our speaker faculty is made-up of some of the industry’s most active and ambitious investors joining on-stage discussion to give the latest insight into their investment strategy, the evolution of the sector, the most promising future opportunities and ultimately the opportunities they are looking for and to make investments in.

Leading the conference programme we are honoured to welcome back as conference chairman Dr Benoît Dubuis the Executive Director of Campus Biotech and the President of the world-renowned Inartis Foundation.

Benoît has over 30 years of international experience in Life Sciences, both in industry and in the academic world. After his engineering training, his doctorate from ETH Zurich (ETH Medal 1995) and an academic activity in Cambridge and Cranfield in England, he held various management positions in pharmaceutical companies (Chemap, Ciba-Geigy / Novartis, Lonza), before joining the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) where he founded the Faculty of Life Sciences.

Confirmed speakers will be updated at regular intervals as the events draws closer. If you are interested in speaking at the event please contact the event manager:

Peter Newton
+44(0)203 763 2800
peternewton@campdenwealth.com

PRESENTING COMPANIES

 

Over the last 29 events we have showcased over 1000 venture-stage healthcare and life science companies to our unrivalled audience of investors. Representing all areas of healthcare and life sciences our presenting companies originate from over 37 countries and are at a range of different stages from pre-clinical to commercialisation.

For more information on how you can participate please email MouniraRuma@campdenwealth.com.

A selection of the previously confirmed presenting companies at MTI events include:

 

DELEGATES

 

Why attend as a delegate?

  • Be the first to uncover the latest investment opportunities from our unrivalled range of Presenting Companies

  • Meet over 40 investment opportunities over duration of 2 days

  • Network with the leading investors and MedTech corporations

  • Learn how to adapt your investment strategy for today’s climate

  • Take away the tools to help your portfolio companies develop and grow to their full potential

Who are the delegates?

Every year MTI brings over 150 delegates together who are working at the cutting edge of healthcare and life science investment and partnering. Our investors represent some of the most pro-active and ambitious individuals from family offices, private wealth holders, VC’s, corporate VC’s, institutional investors, angels and managed funds to name but a few.

In order to ensure the best possible mix of investors and early-stage companies admission to all MTI events is strictly controlled and open to all qualifying companies and individuals. The organisers reserve the right to restrict admittance and delegate places.

To see examples of the range of investors MTI attracts here are just some of our previous members of the Investor Advisory Board:

Partner, Siemens Venture Capital, USA

                                                         

General Partner, BioMed Partners, Switzerland

                                               

 

General Partner, VI Partners, Switzerland    

                                                   

Senior Managing Director, OrbiMed Healthcare Fund Management, Israel

 

Partner, Gilde Healthcare Partners, Netherlands

                                     

Managing Partner, Peppermint Venture Partners GmbH, Germany

 

Partner, Omega Fund Management, UK

Co-Head Venture Capital, Life Sciences Partner, Omnes Capital, France

 

Founding Partner, HealthCap Venture Capital, Sweden

 

President, Shafner Law Office, USA

How to register

Special packages and early booking price are now available, see the Registration Page for more information or contact:

Liam Smith

liamsmith@campdenwealth.com

+44 (0)203 763 2816

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SPONSORS

Sponsors of the MTI events represent leading companies and organisations providing services to early to mid-stage life science companies, investors and major healthcare corporations. Sponsors receive unrivalled exposure and access to some of the smartest venture-stage companies, cutting-edge investors and active family offices:

 

Canton of Vaud 

​State of Vaud - Office for Economic Affairs and Innovation (SPEI)

Canton of Vaud is one of the main centers of research and innovation in Switzerland, with the largest academic and technology campus in the country and several research institutes as well as industries of international reputation, particularly in life sciences, micro-nanotechnologies, ICT and cleantech.

In a few words :

  • A quarter of the 100 top Swiss startups are based in Vaud including 4 of the 10 top best ones in 2018 as well as about 2,000 high-tech companies

  • Vaud ranked 1st in fundraising for 4 consecutive years (2014-2017) in comparison to other Swiss cantonsas Vaud-based startups have raised up to CHF 1.2 bio over the past 5 years and CHF 267.5 mio in 2018

  • 24 scaleups are based in Vaud and created 361 new jobs in 2018

  • There are 7 incubators and innovation parks suitable to develop your ideas and business, pooling local infrastructure and technical skills

  • About CHF +32 mio financial incentives have been distributed from the State of Vaud to startups/SMEs since 2012 to support their economic development.

Through its support to the MedTech Investing Europe Conference 2020, SPEI aims to showcase our region to all the international guests for what it really is: a direct connection with world-class academic and research institutes, a dense network of internationally oriented SMEs and innovative startups, and a vibrant location offering favorable conditions to expand your business.

The Office for Economic Affairs and Innovation (SPEI) supports companies that are exclusively based in Vaud, especially those involved in the sectors of advanced technology and industry. SPEI advises entrepreneurs and puts them in contact with organizations that are appropriate to their specific needs. SPEI can also provide direct financial support.

For more information, please contact:

State of Vaud – Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport (DEIS)
Office for Economic Affairs and Innovation (SPEI)
Rue Caroline 11
CH – 1014 Lausanne
+41 21 316 58 20
info.spei@vd.ch
invest-vaud.swiss

 

BioAlps

BioAlps - The Lake Geneva Biotech & Medtech Cluster

BioAlps is the life science cluster of Western Switzerland. The association is an active and growing network of research institutions, academic institutions, start-up companies and large, blue chip multinationals.

The biotech and medtech sectors in BioAlps are experiencing double digit annual growth and have attracted more than CHF 500'000'000 venture capitalist investments in 2017.

The BioAlps region includes:

  • 1118 life sciences companies

  • 500+ research laboratories

  • 35,000+ people employed in companies

  • 5,000 researchers

  • 33 research institutions, universities and university hospitals

  • Many science parks and incubators for start-up companies

The BioAlps region offers many assets for attracting companies and start-ups:

  • Strong, dynamic and economy-friendly academic research: efficient technology transfer practices

  • Most favourable tax rulings and conditions in Europe, particularly for new companies and international corporate structures

  • Incubators offering lab space, coaching and financial support

  • Flexibility of labour market and labour relations

  • Strong VC presence and public financial tools for boosting young companies’ development

  • Easy to attract the best scientists and managers thanks to an exceptional quality of life

  • Exceptional competencies in the domains of molecular and genetic biology, bioinformatics, proteomics and genomics, oncology, neurosciences, as well as in pharmaceuticals, instrumentation, diagnostics and medical devices

The BioAlps Association:

  • Promotes and strengthens synergies among its members in the academic and private sectors

  • Fully supports the transfer of technologies and competencies from academic to industrial settings

  • Stimulates the development of new businesses

  • Develops the exchange of information and resources between scientists, the financial community and government representatives

  • Establishes relationships with similar initiatives in life sciences at the local and national levels

  • Provides a communication network throughout Switzerland and internationally in which to disseminate information on its initiatives

  • Offers a close and friendly biotech and medtech community

For more information, please contact:

BioAlps Association
Avenue de Sécheron 15
1202 Geneva
 

c/o Biopôle SA
Secteur Esplanade - Bâtiment SE-A
Route de la Corniche 3
1066 Epalinges

Tel: +41 22 545 12 91
magali.bischof@bioalps.org
www.bioalps.org
BioAlps on LinkedIn

 

EPFL

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, is located on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. It has three missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level. With more than 250 laboratories and research groups on campus, it is one of Europe’s most innovative and productive technology institutes.

The campus offers services and facilities to transform scientific excellence into economic competitiveness, jobs and quality of life. A start-up incubator, coaching services, study programmes in entrepreneurship and innovation programmes all serve to stimulate the links between the lab and business. The Science Park on campus is home to more than 100 enterprises and numerous investors. EPFL’s unique structure facilitates transdisciplinary research and encourages partnerships with other institutions. It emphasizes both fundamental research and engineering applications. Within the EPFL School of Engineering (STI) a wide range of laboratories are active in the field of biomedical technologies, notably in optics and imaging, medical engineering, instrumentation and biomedical signal processing.

The focus is placed on the integration of natural and artificial systems at several levels: development of new models inspired by living organisms, conception of components, tools and systems to facilitate the understanding of the functions of living systems and finally, conception and development of increasingly sophisticated medical aids. A particular emphasis is placed on biomechanics, including mechanical properties and behavior of living tissue and biomaterials, bone mechanics, biomechanics and orthopaedics, prostheses and implants and movement analysis and measurement.

It is clear that biomedical research will increasingly rely on quantitative approaches and high-end technologies. The future of life sciences lies at the crossroads of biology, hard sciences and engineering.

The EPFL School of Life Sciences (SV) was created on this premise, reflecting the thirst for biologically relevant questions amongst EPFL experts in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering. It comprises four institutes active in neuroscience, bioengineering, infectious diseases and cancer. Integrated approaches are pushed spanning a wide range of disciplines from functional genomics to high-tech bioengineering. In addition to the main Lausanne campus, the SV is present at the Campus Biotech in Geneva with initiatives in neuroprosthetics, the Human Brain Project and a center for Bio and Neuroengineering.

 

To enquire about sponsorship opportunities at upcoming MTI events, please contact Peter Newton on peternewton@campdenwealth.com

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