08:00   Registration

 MORNING : Plenary Sessions

09:00 Welcome
Kyun Thibaut, COVARTIM
09:15 Transhumanism: Progress of mankind or faustian act? Anyways an opportunity that can’t be missed  
Didier de Cannière MD, PhD, St. Peter’s University Hospital
10:00 How to design and manufacture just-in-time what the surgeon precisely needs?
An-Katrien Braeken, 3D-SIDE
10:30 Regulatory challenges of 3D printing for market access
Ward Callens, materialise
11:00 Coffee break – Visit of the exhibition
11:30 Miracor : a positive follow-on financing for an interventional cardiology start-up active in a massive market
Olivier Delporte, Miracor Medical
12:00 Active implantable devices and its main challenges. Setting up an eco-system to grasp the potential
Carl van Himbeeck, Cochlear
12:30 HealthTech.Belgium, Test.Innovate.Fast
Carole Absil, AGORIA & Marnix Denys, beMedTech
01:00 Lunch break – Visit of the exhibition


 AFTERNOON : Workshops

02:00 Engineering for healthcare: from the idea to the pre-series
Denis Vandormael, SIRRIS
 Clusters and networks
Azèle Mathieu,; Thierry Ferain, BioWin;
Aline Stukkens, Innovatech; Ruth Beckers, MedTech Flanders
Health & Medical Device Software: how to develop compliance
Steve Eglem, famhp; Johan Goris, SGS CEBEC
 03:00 Usability engineering for Medical Devices
Tim Ruytjens, achilles design
Key success factors to raise funds in MedTech
Diane Lejeune, PMV; Anne-Catherine Chevalier, CEF;
Pierre Detrixhe, InvestSud Group; Ludwig Camusot, Growth Factor
How to survive MDR and IVDR
Michael Maier, Medidee
 04:00 Coffee break – Expertise Corner – Visit of the exhibition Coffee break – Expertise Corner – Visit of the exhibition Coffee break – Expertise Corner – Visit of the exhibition
 05:00 Getting ready for MDR compliance – Clinical evaluation
Mieke Roelants, genae
Digital Health startups in Belgium, an ecoystem analysis by ING and
Philippe Rangoni, Startups.beRound Table
Azèle Mathieu, lifetech.Brussels; Arnaud Termonia, Pôle Santé at ULB; Michael Verschueren, Wunderman
Registration and self-control
Alexandre Jauniaux, Mathieu Royal, afmps

 06:15 – 07:15   B2B Networking cocktail