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Achieving agility to foster innovation and bring value to patients

October 2021 | Annual Conference


Conference opening and welcome address
Shayesteh Fürst-Ladani, SFL, President MPP Association

Welcome address

MPP2021 Program Committee Chair Introduction
Dorit Prüfer, Roche


Keynote address
Lucilla Sioli, Director Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry, European Commission


Break & 1-on-1 partnering


Panel discussion: Chair: Shayesteh Fürst-Ladani, SFL, President MPP Association

The panel will feature representatives from regulators and industry
European Competent Authorities (invited)
Khair ElZarrad, US Food & Drug Administration
Jonathan Sutch, Team-NB
Pharma Industry (invited)


Break & 1-on-1 partnering


Parallel sessions

Session 1: Achieving a supporting regulatory framework
Chair: Beatrice Oberle-Rolle, SFL

Paul Scannell, Medicines for Europe
Christiana Hofmann, TÜV SÜD
Ilona Reischl, AGES
MHRA (confirmed, speaker TBD)

Session 2: How digital healthcare creates value
Chair: Ruth Foster, MSD

Rado Andrian, Capgemini Engineering
Industry (invited)
Academia (invited)


Break & 1-on-1 partnering


Parallel sessions

Session 3: Patient engagement in product development
Chairs: Karin Herzog, Boehringer Ingelheim & Marie Picci, Novartis

Dominique Hamerlijnck, atini
Rémy Kohler, Roche
Raimund Erdmann, Erdmann Design
David Pas, Verhaert

Session 4: Innovative approaches for combined products
Chairs: David Haerry, European AIDS Treatment Group Brussels
& Daniel Delfosse, Swiss Medtech

Hicham Majd, Novartis
Sebastian Gerner, Ypsomed
Beat Walther, Vendbridge AG
Marisa Papaluca, Visiting Professor, Imperial
College London, Expert WHO, Former EMA
Senior Scientific Advisor


Closing remarks

Shayesteh Fürst-Ladani, SFL, President MPP Association
Dorit Prüfer, Roche


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