Tue, Jun 23 | Lausanne

Yes You Can! Disrupt and co-design – The Future of Health

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Yes You Can! Disrupt and co-design – The Future of Health

Time & Location

Jun 23, 2020, 5:00 PM
Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

About the Event

17:00 – 19:30 – Online event

A Zoom link will be sent to you upon receiving your registration


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Keynote speakers:

Michael Friedrich if former Founder and CEO of Aïmago (sold to Novadaq in 2014 for $12m). At Aïmago, Michael converted an early-stage technology to a FDA cleared / CE marked product with initial sales in Europe. Michael and most Aïmago investors have reinvested in Distalmotion.

Distalmotion stands for and invests in reliable engineering at the technological frontier – technologies developed, engineered and manufactured by leading researchers, designers and assorted specialists in Switzerland. Dexter combines the precision of robotic surgery with the reliability of Swiss engineering. Based in Switzerland, Distalmotion has immediate access to best-in-class innovation, talent and the highest quality standards in manufacturing and engineering. This quality guarantee is specifically relevant for medical devices – where patients matter most.

Carmela Troncoso is Tenure Track Assistant Professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland and heads the SPRING Lab focused on Security and Privacy Engineering at EPFL. Prior to EPFL, she was a Faculty member at the IMDEA Software Institute in Madrid, Spain; the Security and Privacy Technical Lead Engineer at Gradiant, and a post doctoral researcher at the COSIC group. She received her PhD from KULeuven, advised by Prof. Bart Preneel and Prof. Claudia Diaz.

The Online Event will be held in English. Registration is mandatory and please indicate your preference for the breakout challenge sessions, so that we can aim to take into account your preference. Register latest by June 22nd midnight.

17:00 Welcome & Introduction by Lan Zuo Gillet of EPFL Innovation Park

17:10 Speech by Distalmotion – Michael Friedrich

17:30 Speech by DP3T – Carmela Troncoso

17:50 Q&A

18:10 Breakout Challenge Sessions: Groupe Mutuel, Medtronic and Ecole de la Santé La Source

19:00 End of online event

Corporate & Industry Challenges with Prizes:

Markus Lang – VP Sales & Marketing MITG Surgical Innovation EMEA at Medtronic.


–COVID19 changes the way healthcare is delivered globally

-In this new world much more care, training, clinical and technical support needs to be delivered remotely.

-How can technology help us innovate and improve outcomes in this new world.

Nicolas Loeillot – Chief Innovation Officer at Groupe Mutuel.


-How to make care paths more humane? With the best of current technology (artificial intelligence, big data, mobile, etc.), and / or organizational, logistical and societal innovation, imagine and propose a more fluid and more humane treatment path.

Thierry Dagaeff – Innovation Manager of SILAB, Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source.


-How can the current staff at hospital and nursing homes be helped to digitize in an aging society?

-How can we ensure access to affordable medical treatment to all?

-How can we manage all the data and move to digital?

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