Thursday, September 24th 2020 (09:15 - 17:15)


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Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning. New technologies that are moving fast forward and that impact many businesses worldwide. In life sciences many new and promising companies arise that develop AI solutions across the value chain, from basic research to production, clinical diagnostics, in-patient trials, disease follow-up, etc.

Partnering starts on September 23, 09:00 and closes on September 24, 19:00.

Online lectures start on September 24th at 09:15.

  • 09:15-09:30

    Introduction of AI4Diag
    Eurobiomed (Morgane Miltgen, Innovation Manager)

  • 09:30-10:00

    Keynote on the advances of AI in medical diagnostics/healthtech
    Savana (Ignacio H. Medrano, Founder)

  • 10:00-10:50

    Short presentations of all 5 accelerated companies

    • Podoactiva (Alejandro Almenar, Researcher)

    • QuantaCell (Victor Racine, CEO)

    • QUIPU (Francesco Faita, Co-Founder)

    • TempID (Rait Rand, CEO)

    • Antilope Dx (Bart Van Meerbergen, Business Developer)

  • 10:50-11:00

    Short break

  • 11:00-11:15

    Testimony/good practices from another ESCP-S3 project
    Lyonbiopôle (Emilie Romeo, Head of European Affairs)

  • 11:15-12:00

    European perspectives in terms of AI in health (fundings, regulations, etc.)

    • Government of Aragon (Carlos Gómez, Director of the Aragon Office in Brussels)

    • Policy Learning Platform (Marc Pattinson, Thematic Expert - Research and Innovation)

    • Région Sud (Lucie Durocher, R&I Advisor)

    • Regione Toscana (Emanuele Fabbri, Planning and Evaluation Head Officer)

    • Tartu Biotechnology Park (Sven Parkel, General Manager)

    • Vlaamse overheid - Departement EWI (Kathleen D'Hondt, Policy Advisor)

    Moderated by Morgane Miltgen, Eurobiomed

  • 12:00-13:00


  • 13:00-13:05

    Welcome & introduction afternoon programme (Willem Dhooge, Co-General Manager)

  • 13:05-14:05

    AI expert international session with presenters from

    • Italy: Kode (Marco Calderisi, CEO/CTO)

    • Spain: PredictLand (Javier Orús, CEO & Co-Founder)

    • Estonia: HealthCode AI (Kai Siinmaa, Founder)

    • France: EURA NOVA (Iñaki Cervera-Marzal, Data Scientist)

  • 14:05-14:15


  • 14:15-14:30

    AI in life sciences: collaboration makes the difference
    (Caroline Sage, Senior Project Manager) &
    Kunigi (Veerle De Colvenaer, Managing Partner Kunigi for 

  • 14:30-15:30

    Pitch session

    • "Making the most of your scientific data" - BioLizard (Liesbeth Ceelen, Director Business Development)

    • "Augmented Intelligence for Patient Data" - (Mathias De Wachter, Co-founder)

    • "Deep Speech Analysis for Cognitive Assessment in Clinical Trials" - Janssen Clinical Innovation & DeepSpA (Kai Langel, Director)

    • "Accelerate Intelligence" - ML6 (Simon Logghe, Commercial Director)

    • "Transforming Patient Care Through Imaging AI" - icometrix (Annemie Ribbens, VP Clinical Trials)

    • "NearbAI" - easics (Ramses Valvekens, Managing Director & CEO)

  • 15:30-16:00


  • 16:00-16:45

    Panel debate

    • Bart Vannieuwenhuyse, Senior Director Health Information Sciences at Janssen Pharmaceutica

    • Jonathan Berte, CEO at Robovision

    • Bart Van Meerbergen, Business Developer at Antelope Dx

    • Glenn Van Dael, Managing Director at Modis

    Moderated by Piet Verhoeve,

  • 16:45 -17:00

    Closing & announcement pitch award

    Modis (Glenn Van Dael, Managing Director) & Qualix (Ruth Beckers, Founder)

This event will showcase new applications and high-end solutions from international companies active in AI across the health value chain. Pitch-wise they will focus on the uniqueness of their solution and the impact for the patient/consumer. As they will indicate what is the collaboration they are looking for to bring their solution to the next level, partnering opportunities are foreseen for you to link with the presenting companies.

Modis and organize this event in the framework of and the AI4Diag project within the COSME Programme of the European Union for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs.

This event will be a virtual livestream event with online partnering.

The event is free of charge for members and members from EuroBiomed (FR), Tuscany Life Sciences (IT), Tehnopol (EE) and Arahealth (ES).

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