Dates: June 21-22, 2016 | Register here
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Price: CHF 1300,-
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

The Healthtech Summit 2016

The Healthtech Summit is the leading independent platform for Digital Health and Medtech companies, international investors and corporate executives.

For its 7th edition, the Healthtech Summit will return to Lausanne and will once again focus on showcasing the top 20 Medtech and top 20 digital health companies in Europe at the IMD (Institute for Management Development) campus.

The 40 presenting companies, represented by their CEOs and carefully selected by our two top-tier Selection Committees, will have the opportunity to network with key international investors who can assist them with their global expansion plans.

Furthermore, the program will see a balanced and varied succession of corporate presentations, interactive panel discussions on opportunities related to accelerating investment in this sector as well as dedicated networking sessions and a Networking Dinner.

All companies attending the Healthtech Summit 2016 will be selected by the Selection Committees of the Summit. This Selection Committees are responsible for nominating over 200 companies and will be selecting the best 40 companies to attend and present at the Summit.

The 2016 edition of the Healthtech Summit will focus on Medtech & Diagnostics and Digital Health.

Digital Health

  • Sensors & connected devices (tracking & Dx)
    Wearables, Sensors, and Connected Devices
    Mobile Health Solutions & Apps
    Qualified Self Platforms (Wellness Focus)
  • Digital therapy and patient engagement (treatment focus)
    Digital Medicine/ Therapy
    Engagement, Gamification, Incentives
    Social Health Platforms (Patient/ Disease Focus)
  • Health Data & Analytics (Health Decision Support)
    Cross Platform & Device Data Aggregation
    Health Data Analytics Platform
    Genomic Data & Analytics
  • Digitally Enabled Healthcare Delivery, Remote & Telehealth (Connecting Patients & healthcare)
    Telemedicine / Remote- or Teleconsultations
    Consumer – Healthcare Provider Interactivity & Data Exchange
    Consumer facing Life Sciences IT (Clinical Trials)

Medtech / Diagnostics

  • Medical Devices
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedic
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dental
  • Artificial Organ & Assist Devices
  • Drug Delivery Devices
  • Robotics

Why attend?

As an Entrepreneur

You will gain direct access to a unique circle of the top ranking global investors and strategic corporate partners. The goal is to facilitate introductions to investors and potential partners to help you grow your business.


  • Closed CEO sessions allowing open sharing of insights with your peers
  • Insight into key industry trends
  • Insight into Corporate investment strategy and interests

As an Investor and Corporate Investor

You will gain direct access to the most innovative and unique companies with the potential to impact the Global Digital Health and Medtech landscape. In addition, you will connect with peers to explore opportunities to develop co-investment partnerships and build lasting relationships with key industry players.


  • Meet 40 European companies in Digital Health and Medtech
  • Share industry trends and insights
  • Connect with potential co-investors
  • Build strong ecosystem partners

The 2016 Tech Tour Healthtech Entrepreneur Awards

The awards will celebrate excellence in entrepreneurship and successful commercialization of innovative health technology in Europe making a significant global impact in healthcare.

IVC Networking Dinner

In the evening prior to the HealthTech Summit 2016, the International Venture Club will organize a VIP Networking Dinner for its members and invited guests on June 20th at Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne.

Janke Dittmer from Gilde Healthcare Partners and also the IVC Healthcare Chapter Chair will welcome the invited attendees for this special evening involving inspiring and insightful discussions about the health technology industry, establishing vital relationships with the key corporates and VCs, and the stunning view of the lake and mountains.

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