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Sophie Liénart

Life Science Project Coordinator, lifetech.brussels

Sophie Liénart is a senior project coordinator and advisor for healthtech companies at lifetech.brussels, the Brussels health cluster. Since 8 years, she enjoys using her project and innovation management skills to help entrepreneurs turn their innovative ideas into high potential businesses and connect them with the vibrant health ecosystem. Moreover, she has been developing and managing the MedTech Accelerator until 2021 and is now in charge of developing a Center for Medical Innovation within the Brussels University Hospital, hence tightening bonds between startups and hospitals since 2022. Sophie holds a Ph.D in Innovation Management from the University of Namur.


Session:

Introduction of the Belgian MedTech scene

Location Einstein ABC Room Start / end time 9:10 am to 9:30 am

How many companies are active in the MedTech field in Belgium? What are their usual sizes? What kind of devices are they developing and working on?

Thanks to the collaboration of BioWin, Medvia and Lifetech.Brussels, we will get a clear overview of the current MedTech scene in the different regions of Belgium. Each cluster will present key figures of the industry and highlight main stakeholders, initiatives and achievements. 

We will also know more about the current clusters actions and their ambitious plans for the future to co-organize events and take common actions to make this industry flourish.