Welcome to Digital Health Day Zurich!

Dear attendee,

The day is finally here! Thank you so much for joining us today & choosing to spend the day in contributing towards the Digital Health revolution in Switzerland.

First things first, here are the WiFi details.


PASSWORD: coworking@impacthub

While you enjoy the content-rich day, make sure you also interact with the breakout spaces.


And before we proceed any further, big shoutout to all the partners who have contributed immensely in making this event.



0900 hrs Doors Open
0945 hrs Opening Remarks
Stefan Schoebi, Head of Engagement Migros Development Fund
1015 hrs Opening Keynote: Digital Health, The Why & How
Alexander Grunewald, Global Head, HealthTech Investment Strategy Johnson & Johnson
Session 1 Scaling Solutions Within And Outside Of Switzerland : Moderated by Birgit Pestalozzi
1045- 1105 What makes a strong & healthy startup
Michael Sidler, Managing Partner, REDALPINE
1105 - 1120 Fireside Chat : Do’s and Don’ts of a Corporate Venture Fund
Dr. Beat Steffen, Principal, Novartis Venture Fund
Dr. Gieri Cathomas, Swiss Healthcare Startups
Startups Spotlights
1120 - 1145 Biovotion, Andreas Caduff, Founder and CEO
1145 - 1155 Doctena, Patrick Kersten, Co-Founder and CEO
1155 - 1230 Panel: Moving from the Sandbox to Scale
Franziska Steiner, Innovation Manager, Partnerships, swissnex San Francisco
Michael Sidler, Managing Partner, REDALPINE
Douglas Haggstrom, Core Team Member, Dayone
1230 - 1235 RapidFire Pitches: MiSanto AG, Soignez Moi, Komed Health, Cardiolyse, Goodsomnia
1330 hrs The era of Commercial B********T is over!
Session 2 Patient-centricity: The Future Of User Experience Health Care : Moderated by Fabian Unterreger
1350 - 1415 Patient Centricity: The road ahead
Dr. Evangelos Avramakis, Head Digital Ecosystems R&D, Swiss Re
1415 - 1440 Startup Spotlights
5' Coachfrog AG, Kathrin Lehner, Founder and CEO
5' Exploris Health AG, Peter Ruff, CEO
5' Onlinedoctor.ch, Dr. Paul Scheidegger, Co-founder
5' Caru AG, Susanne Dröscher, Co-founder and Co-CEO
5' Sublimd GmbH, Dr. med. Thomas Kaul, CEO
1445- 1500 Panel : Getting the Project off the ground
Antoine Hubert, Delegate of the Board, AEVIS VICTORIA SA
Dr. med. Roger Wanner, Gastroenterologie Zürich AG
Philipp Ege, Head Open Innovation, Sanitas
1500 - 1505 RapidFire Pitches: Explicare, Xatena, Bold health, Mindable
Session 3 Opening up the Ecosystem to Radical Collaboration : Moderated by Lars Buch
1530 - 1550 Corporate Startup Bridges
Alex Farcet, Partner at Rainmaking Innovation
1550 - 1600 How cross-industry partnerships will change your life
Jan Vichr, Founder, Canopei
1600 - 1625 Panel: Building cross industry Ventures
Chris Gugl, Evoleen company builder
Katka Letzing, Kickstart Accelerator
Jan-Hendrik Meier, Consultant, Deloitte
1625 - 1645 Fireside Chat: Success Factors in Radical Collaboration
Calvin Grieder, Chairman of the Board, Givaudan
Lars Buch, Managing Director, Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin
1645 - 1700 Startup Spotlight: How to build multi corporate ventures
Tobias Pforr, Strategist & Coach, RedRock
1700 Closing Remarks
1730 onwards Networking & Drinks


Please note that the event is being recorded. If you have any objections, please identify yourself to the organizers or email to healthberlin@startupbootcamp.org.  


If you'd like to get in touch, please email healthberlin@startupbootcamp.org