MedTrends – StartUP!

16th – 17th May 2017

Śląski Park Technologii Medycznych Kardio-Med Silesia

M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 10c

Zabrze, Poland


About the Event

This year’s MedTrends conference is a special treat for all medtech startups out there: the first day of the event, 16th May, will be entirely focused on entrepreneurship in the fields of medicine and life sciences. The conference is a great opportunity for any startup founder to showcase her solution, meet the experts in the field and network with representatives of the most important medical facilities in Poland.

The agenda of MedTrends – StartUP! is filled to the brim with inspiring keynotes and workshops that touch upon the most pressing entrepreneurial issues. Participants will have the opportunity to analyze case studies of medtech startup and listen to their founders’ valuable advice. They will also create their own business models based on lean canvas, analyze the legal aspects of agreements with an investor or improve their pitching skills.

The second day of the conference is devoted to innovative solutions in medicine. All speakers are experts from the fields of cardiology, public health, geriatrics, and bioengineering. Their keynotes will touch upon topics such as e-health, telemedicine, innovative diagnostics, and mobile apps in medtech. They will also discuss the applications of Internet of Things and 3D printing in medicine.

Additionally, a startup pitching contest Top Trends will take place on the second day of the event. Every of the chosen six startups will have only 10 minutes to present their solution and answer any questions from the jury. Applications are open until 1st May (you can find the application form here).

MedTrends conference is organized by Silesian Technology Park Cardio-Med Silesia (KMS). This facility is one of the most modern research centers in Poland that hosts the most innovative research and study projects in the fields of medicine, bioengineering, and bioinformatics. This year, the partners include also the Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze City Hall, and MEDmeetsTECH – an experienced organization specializing in conferences on modern medicine.