08.01.2020: WiDH presents Karina Candrian (Medtech Entrepreneur)

We are very excited to announce that our next guest speaker will be Karina Candrian, Medtech Entrepreneur.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Healthcare innovators often struggle to bring their products to market. One of the reasons is the increasing regulatory requirements, especially due to the introduction of MDR/IVDR.

There are fears that numerous innovations will not make it onto the market, or at least only with big delay. This, due to prohibitively high costs for maintaining product approvals or new approvals under the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) / In Vitro Medical Device Regulation (IVDR). Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are especially vulnerable.

Karina Candrian will talk about the challenges SMEs are facing with the introduction of the new MDR / IVDR and will present examples of innovators and medical technology companies that have overcome the obstacles of increasing regulatory requirements.

Complementary, Dr. sc. Susanne Suter (Project Manager and Software Engineer, Supercomputing Systems) will illustrate a practical show-case of a machine-learning-based medical software application, which is at the beginning of the medical certification process.

ABOUT KARINA CANDRIAN

Karina Candrian holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Zurich and has more than 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Through her work as a consultant and in operative responsibilities in various management positions of MedTech companies she has profound experience not only in this industry, but also throughout the entire value chain, from strategic alignment, product idea up to sales and distribution.

She is founder of 3 companies, all dedicated to innovation in Healthcare. As co-founder and CEO of Effectum Medical, she is dedicated in accelerating innovation in MedTech by offering services in quality management and regulatory affairs and acting as legal manufactures for customers.

AGENDA

18:00 Door opening and registration

18:30 Intro by „Women in Digital Health“ and SCS

18:40 Insights by Karina Candrian and Susanne Suter, followed by a small discussion

approx. 20:00: Networking apéro

LOCATION

Supercomputing Systems AG
Technoparkstrasse 1
8005 Zürich

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This event is open to ALL genders. Join us and be inspired!

Our thanks go to Supercomputing Systems for the great support!

19.9.2018: “Women in Digital Health” presents Luiza Dobre (CEO of Komed Health)

Luiza_Dobre_Women_in_digital_health_HEALTHINARVery excited to announce that our guest speaker at the upcoming meetup will be Luiza Dobre, entrepreneur and CEO of the successful digital health start-up Komed Health.
Luiza will talk about her start-up, how she became a successful entrepreneur and how it is to work as women in rather male dominated field.
Join us at that evening and be inspired!

AGENDA

18:15 Door opening & registration

18:30 Short intro by “Women in Digital Health”

18:40 Speech by Luiza Dobre, followed by a discussion

approx. 20:00: Networking Apéro

ABOUT LUIZA DOBRE
Luiza Dobre is dedicated to transform healthcare communication to help clinicians to deliver the best in class patient care – and actually save lives. Luiza’s passion lies in using technology as an enabler to drive a positive impact in Healthcare.
Healthcare has always attracted her as a magnet; on one side through her own experiences she has witnessed how “broken” the healthcare system is and on the other side she has realized the huge opportunity to actually change something though innovation. And this how Komed Health was born. Luiza has 10+ years leading and developing businesses. Throughout her career she gain both corporate and startup experience. She holds double Master’s Degree from University of St. Gallen and ESADE Business School.