29th OCTOBER 2020
#BHHSummit 2020 goes virtual and will be held on 29th October 2020 as an hybrid event. It will be held online, and if the situation allows and following the sanitary guidelines, some attendees will also be able to take part in the #BHHSummit at Barcelona Health Hub.
It will include keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup showcases, an investor pitch competition, virtual booths, virtual business meetings and networking to foster synergies and interactions between startups, corporations, health care professionals and investors.
The 1st part of the day will be a mix of panel discussions with international speakers about the role of technologies to tackle a pandemia like covid-19 or presentation of used cases for digital therapeutics; some technological showcases of solutions as well as some more intimate sessions with corporates and other healthcare actors.
The 2nd part of the day will be focused on telemedicine and investment, starting with a panel discussion about telemedicine, followed by a showcase of solutions. A panel of international investors will talk about the state of digital health investment. The day will finish off with the eHealth Investment Forum.
During the whole day, you will be able to visit the virtual booths and have virtual 1 on 1 meetings with meaningful contacts and potential leads or investors.
UK Director at Big Health
Dr. Charlotte Lee is the UK Director for Big Health, a digital therapeutics company in mental health. She speaks three languages: medicine, leadership and innovation. She studied medicine and after becoming a Darzi fellow in Clinical Leadership became increasingly interested in the potential for technology to evolve medicine. She spent two years at KPMG specialising in healthcare strategy and operations where she implemented large-scale change in the NHS and internationally. Recently she set up digital health accelerators with Academic Health Science Networks as the Regional Lead for the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator and since May 2019, has become responsible for growing Big Health in the UK.
Partner at Philips Ventures
Lara Koole is Head of Philips’ venture capital activities in Europe and a founding member of the Philips Ventures team. Experienced in investment banking, start-up fundraising and corporate venturing advisory before joining Philips to build the venture capital group. She is a Dutch-national, based in the Netherlands, and holds a Master-degree in International Financial Economics at the University of Amsterdam. Lara is looking for driven entrepreneurs that are passionate and capable to address (part of) the quadruple aim in healthcare, improving outcomes and lowering costs while increasing patient and staff satisfaction. She is passionate about technology, strategic investing and working together with great teams to scale their companies bringing strategic and industry expertise of Philips to the table. Currently Lara is board director of the Philips Health Technology Venture Fund portfolio companies’ LeQuest, DEARhealth, LindaCare and Sweetch.
Head of R&D Digital at Almiral
Celine Ulmann, PharmD, is the Head of Digital Innovation for R&D and Manufacturing within Almirall. She is responsible for fostering digital transformation by leveraging the work already done in target discovery, clinical trials, digital therapeutics and real world evidence and continuing to bring innovation and efficiency to the R&D and Industrial area. Celine brings over 10 years of experience in broad drug development and healthcare expertise in both the US and Europe. Most recently, she led the development of two digital therapeutics (DTx) assets for MS and schizophrenia as part of the Novartis/Pear therapeutics collaboration. Prior to this role Celine has swiftly progressed through a variety of roles and departments with increasing complexity and seniority during her 10 years at Novartis. Celine is a French national and earned a Pharmacy degree from the University of Strasbourg.
Helena Canadell is an event host who has collaborated in many TV shows. Since 2005, she has been part of the teacher´s team of the well known show “¡Mira quién Baila!” from TVE. She won the award Micrófono de Oro (2006) for this. She also worked with many singers in their promotional tours, such as Ricky Martin and Il Divo. In 2009, she started working as an associate, host and presenter for different Spanish TV shows. Nowadays, she is involved in different TV projects as a reporter.
Founding Partner at Alta Life Sciences
Miguel Valls is Founding General Partner at Alta Life Sciences. He is an established serial entrepreneur and investor in Spain and Silicon Valley and a former investment banker with several successful investments in life Sciences and Deep Tech companies. Miguel was the co-Founder and CEO of Dadata Capital. Miguel has been the co-founder, investor and advisor to companies like Genotesta, Clear Labs, Genolyte, Spirit Films and Nektria. Miguel is also the co-founder and co-chair of the San Francisco-Barcelona Sister City Committee and Technology Advisor to the Barcelona and Spain Chambers of Commerce. He created the International Technology Forum in 2007, the first program to bring Silicon Valley investors to Spain.
Medical Director at Sanitas Digital Hospital
Dr. Cesar Morcillo is an Internal Medicine specialist with PhD in telemedicine and marked interest in eHealth, leading several digital health transformation projects as the Sanitas Digital Hospital. He has had the opportunity to participate as author and editor in 13 books, more than 50 biomedical journal publications and more than 100 national and international lectures about internal medicine topics and particularly ehealth. He collaborates in scientific societies in the field of internal medicine and eHealth, like the eHealth Medical Association of Barcelona, organizing multiple courses and conferences.
Partner at Amadeus Capital Partners
Edward Kliphuis is a partner at Amadeus, focussed on later stage European deeptech companies. Prior to joining Amadeus, Edward was at M Ventures, the €400m AUM corporate VC-arm of Merck KGaA, where he was responsible for health-tech, frontier-tech and sustainability investments. Edward led, among others, the investments in Akili Interactive Labs (the first-ever FDA-approved prescription video-game); Wiliot (battery-free Bluetooth tags with infinite lifetime, enabling a true connected-everything), and Sonde Health (voice-analysis platform for health and wellness inferences for use on self-owned devices). Edward is still active as Venture Advisor to M Ventures. Prior to M Ventures, Edward was in the Life Sciences securities team at Kempen & Co, a pan-European merchant bank, covering listed small- and mid-cap Life Sciences equities. He started his career as an analyst within the biopharma investment team of M Ventures. Edward holds an MSc in Biopharmaceutical Sciences from Leiden University, the Netherlands, with a specialisation in pharmacology.
Partner at Adara Ventures
Rocío Pillado joined Adara in 2013 after finishing her MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. During her time in Adara, she has led investments in Enterprise Software, Adtech, and most recently, Healthtech. In her previous life, Rocío worked in three different continents and gained wide experience working in the security field and as a software engineer in an investment bank. Rocío holds an engineering degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and another from the Grande École ENSIMAG. She also holds an MSc in Cryptology, Security and Information Coding from the Institut Fourier.
Hematology Business Franchise Head in Novartis Spain at Novartis Oncology
Eloy Gomez is grateful to life for what it has given him: 2 fantastic children, a wonderful travel and health companion to enjoy every day of his professional purpose: to bring the heart to organizations and help create the best contexts/environments - based on respect, trust and recognition - so that people are happy in what we do and give the best of ourselves to others. In more than 15 years of professional experience, Eloy has had the opportunity to learn in different sectors: consumer goods (Avon Cosmetics), pharma (Bristol Myers, Shire, Takeda) and enjoy the opportunity to be part of a startup (Baxalta Oncology). He also has been able to learn in different roles: Supply chain, Finance, Marketing, Sales, in different countries. During these last 2 years Eloy enjoys a lot as part of the Novartis Oncology team, contributing to generate brave smiles to cure cancer. He loves the countryside, the small towns, their people and their experiences. From them he got his hobby as a "viticulturist". Eloy values the quote "Until you spread your wings, you will have no idea how far you can fly" very much. If you ask him for a phrase, it's again about people: "Human beings do not see things as they are, we see them as we are".
Iberia Correspondent at Sifted
Tim Smith started his career on the Guardian's tech weekly podcast, before becoming a producer at BBC World Service Radio. He's been reporting from Spain since 2017, working for BBC, Deutsche Welle, Pink News and Radio New Zealand. Tim is interested in how startups and innovation can address big issues like climate change, citizen participation and financial inclusion. When not covering Iberian entrepreneurship, Tim can be found reading, skateboarding, or walking up hills.
President & Co-founder & Managing Partner at StartUp Health
Unity Stoakes is on a life-long mission to achieve the impossible: to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world. By combining the power of moonshot thinking, a transformer mindset, and collaborative communities, he believes anything is possible. In 2011, Unity co-founded StartUp Health with Steven Krein, his business partner of more than 20 years, to invest in a global army of entrepreneurs, called Health Transformers, to embark on one extraordinary crusade: to achieve health moonshots, each of which can improve the lives of at least one billion people. Unity has been a tech entrepreneur since the mid-nineties, previously co-founding OrganizedWisdom and helping build The Privacy Council, Middleberg Interactive, and Webstakes.com/Promotions.com, which he helped take public on NASDAQ with his business partner of 20 years, Steven Krein. Unity has appeared on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, CNN, NPR, and USA Today, and speaks to entrepreneurs, world leaders, and CEOs around the world about the future of health. He is the publisher of StartUp Health Magazine and co-host of StartUp Health NOW, a weekly web series about Health Transformers. Unity grew up on a farm in Oxford, Iowa, went to Boston University and currently lives in Berkeley, CA, with his wife and two young kids.
Estefania Oliver is a Spanish journalist who was part of the Economia Digital team in Barcelona for almost five years. In 2015, she decided to move to the USA to move forward in her career and to improve her English. She covered there the 2016 elections for Economia Digital and after that, she was hired by Digital Trends, a tech media based in Portland. She came back to Barcelona in 2018 and one year later she started working for Crónica Global as a journalist specialized in the consumer and technology.
During the whole day on 29th and 30th October, there will be plenty of networking opportunities for everyone. Whether you are a startup, a healthcare professional, an investor, a corporate… you will have the opportunity to schedule one on one meetings through the #BHHSummit platform.
Barcelona Health Hub Summit will be held on 29th October 2020.
Save the date: 29th October 2020!
It will include keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup showcases, business meetings and networking to foster synergies and interactions between startups, corporations and investors.
Be part of the second Summit of Barcelona Health Hub,
international institution and global e-health ecosystem
29th October 2020
It will include keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup showcases, an investor pitch competition, virtual booths, virtual business meetings and networking to foster synergies and interactions between startups, corporations and investors.
Francesca Domenech Wuttke, Ph.D. is the Chief Digital Officer of Almirall where she is developing and executing an end-to-end companywide digital transformation. She is responsible