Partners + Supporters


Ascom is a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflow solutions. The vision of Ascom is to close digital information gaps allowing for the best possible decisions – anytime and anywhere. Ascom’s mission is to provide mission-critical, real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad hoc, and time-sensitive environments. Ascom uses its unique product and solutions portfolio and software architecture capabilities to devise integration and mobilization solutions that provide truly smooth, complete and efficient workflows for healthcare as well as for industry and retail sectors.

Reception Partner

InterSystems is the information engine that powers some of the world’s most important applications. In healthcare, finance, government, and other sectors where lives and livelihoods are at stake, InterSystems has been a strategic technology provider since 1978. InterSystems is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), with offices worldwide, and its software products are used daily by millions of people in more than 80 countries. For more information, please visit

Cooperation Partner

Preventicus is a digital health company based in Germany, offering comprehensive care solutions to cost-efficiently detect and manage Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in large populations for stroke prevention. Core technology uses smartphone camera and standard wearables to record, analyze and document heart rhythm ECG-alike and without any accessory. All digital applications and service platforms are CE certified medical devices with proven clinical evidence. The company has won two major European Horizon2020 grants, supporting roll-out of technologies and care programs across Europe.

Workshop Partners

Preventicus is a digital health company based in Germany, offering comprehensive care solutions to cost-efficiently detect and manage Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in large populations for stroke prevention. Core technology uses smartphone camera and standard wearables to record, analyze and document heart rhythm ECG-alike and without any accessory. All digital applications and service platforms are CE certified medical devices with proven clinical evidence. The company has won two major European Horizon2020 grants, supporting roll-out of technologies and care programs across Europe.



Real Technology. Real People. Real Impact.
For more than a century IBM has been dedicated to every client’s success and to creating innovations that matter for the world. And with Watson Health, we are helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges through data, analytics and AI. Together with our clients, healthcare solutions, technology and services, IBM is putting AI to work.


At Cerner, we believe in building positive, long-term partnerships that drive value across the health and care landscape. Our intelligent platforms and services connect people, information and care at 27,000+ facilities of all sizes worldwide and help manage the health of 110 million citizens across the globe. Together with clients and industry partners, we’re innovating for the future, integrating entire health and care systems to enable them to deliver smarter, value-based care, better outcomes, and proactively manage and improve the wellbeing of their populations.


Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM) is involved in national and international research in the fields of policy and organisational sciences with a focus on health care, health economics, medical technology assessment, social medical sciences, health law and health insurance. ESHPM educates students for several jobs in health care varying from management functions in health care organisations to health insurance, consultancy and governmental jobs related to health care.

GE Healthcare is the $19 billion healthcare business of GE (NYSE: GE).  As a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies, GE Healthcare enables precision health in diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services.  With over 100 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than 50,000 employees globally, the company helps improve outcomes more efficiently for patients, healthcare providers, researchers and life sciences companies around the world.

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Healthcare DENMARK is a public-private non-profit partnership and has a unique national and political mandate to promote Danish healthcare excellence and visibility internationally. We organize delegation visitor programs tailored for foreign decision-makers and welcome foreign press delegations. We give you the opportunity to experience innovative healthcare solutions in practice and meet the people behind, all part of an extensive network of public and private actors. Her Royal Highness Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark is patron of Healthcare DENMARK.

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In January 2016 Inselspital Stiftung and Spital Netz Bern AG united and founded Insel Gruppe AG, the now largest Swiss healthcare delivery organization, treating more than 500.000 patients from over 120 nations annually. In addition, its academic hospital is the leading teaching and research medical facility in Switzerland.


Roland Berger GmbH is one of the world’s leading strategy consultancies owned by over 250 partners today. Since 1967 we have been supporting internationally important industrial and service companies as well as public institutions in all questions of corporate governance – from the strategic (re) orientation to the introduction of new business processes and organizational structures. Roland Berger is organized according to functional and industrial competence centers in matrix form. Our competence center pharma & healthcare serves clients from the healthcare and life sciences area (provider, payor, pharma, medtech and policy) in strategic and operative issues.

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The St. Petersburg Foreign Trade Office is the leading company for stakeholders of German-Russian relations. Our agency advises supports and represents German and Russian companies from the first step in the Russian market to the establishment of their business and daily business. Focus areas of activities are healthcare, pharmaceuticals, bio and medical technology.


The Association Stoma Nurses of Serbia was founded in November 2005 in Belgrade. Since its foundation, the association has been involved in the organization and implementation of continuing education of nurses – technicians for the health care of patients with enterostomas and the education of patients with stomas. In October 2009, we became members of the European and World Association of Enterostomal Therapists.

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DATATREE is an international corporation, supplying its customers with reliable and innovative solutions in the fields of data protection, information security management and compliance. DATATREE advises companies and NGO in various sectors, e.g. retail, marketing, healthcare and automotive.


Emento is enabling the healthcare providers to better support the patients in those critical situations, when they are sick and trying to get a clear and unimpeded flow of accurate information. Through Emento, healthcare providers can give their patients easy access to the relevant information at the right time in their treatment process. The healthcare providers can also follow the patient’s use of information and measure patient engagement rates.


With more than 50,000 students, FOM University of Applied Sciences is Germany’s biggest private institute of higher education. It has been accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities. Offering professionals the chance to gain a state-recognized university degree without having to give up work or restrict their professional activity – this has been the objective of FOM since its foundation in 1993.

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The German Healthcare Partnership (GHP) was jointly established by the German government and the Federation of German Industries in 2010. In July 2019, it was renamed to GHA – German Health Alliance. The GHA unites the member organizations, activities and competencies of the GHP, the German Healthcare Export Group, and the German-Sino Healthcare Group. The GHA therefore brings together about 100 leading German actors, covering a broad range of health expertise. The aim is closing the gap between the international demand for healthcare system know-how and the excellent solutions German actors have to offer and supporting to build partnerships to strengthen health systems.

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The Center for Innovation in Medicine is a non-governmental organization which has the aim to shorten the time between the emergence of innovations in the medical sector and their application for patients benefit in Romania and elsewhere. It develops programs to educate and inform all audiences about innovation in medicine in an attempt to create a friendly environment for early adoption of innovative technologies, ideas, products and services.


The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is a not-for-profit educational network that crosses organisational and professional boundaries to bring people together to advance the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care policy and practice. The Foundation seeks to achieve this through the development and exchange of ideas among academics, researchers, managers, clinicians, policy makers and users and carers of services throughout the World. The Foundation’s goal is to provide a unique forum to bring these various perspectives together with the ultimately aim of improving the experience of care for patients, their families and communities, while improving the overall effectiveness of health and care systems.


The ISDSG is a service area of the Compliance Providers DATATREE AG and deals with all matters relating to information security and privacy with an emphasis on healthcare stakeholders. The portfolio of ISDSG includes freely accessible information and services especially for healthcare.

The Investment Promotion Agency of the Novosibirsk Region is a designated company for the attraction of investments and investor relations based on the single-contact principle. In 2010, the Innovation Medical Technology Centre in Novosibirsk was modelled as the first medical technology park in Russia. The infrastructure includes specialized medical spaces (such as treatment and intensive care units, operating rooms, and diagnostic and polyclinic spaces) and allows for the creation of medical products in five key areas (target technologies, diagnostic and treatment tools, new materials, regenerative technologies, and medical information technologies).

Koch Metchnikoff Forum (KMF) is a German-Russian association active in the health care sector. KMF works in agreement with health ministries of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Russian Federation within the scope of the German-Russian Modernization Partnership and and within the framework of the German-Russian bi-ministerial agreement on cooperation in health of 2010. KMF’s aim is to implement scientific research results into practice and to harmonize the Russian healthcare standards with the German ones.

Lithuanian Junior Doctors’ Association (“Jaunųjų gydytojų asociacija” / JGA) is a public organization uniting young healthcare professionals in Lithuania, representing and protecting the national healthcare interest. JGA strives for young doctors and other healthcare professionals to be proud of their profession by working in a transparent, secure, unified, efficient and innovations driven healthcare system that provides the best quality services to the patient.

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The Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) is one of the best and largest institution of higher education for biomedical sciences in Lithuania with almost 100 years of academic experience and great potential for development. Medical teaching and research are mainly based on cooperation with the largest health care institution in the Baltic States – the Hospital of LSMU “Kauno klinikos”. LSMU consists of two main academies: Medical Academy and Veterinary Academy.

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National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation: The main focus areas of the center is the research and treatment of all the types of oncologic and urological diseases in clinical departments for 900 beds, and performing outpatient polyclinic consultations, successfully performed using first class medical equipment and the use of newest medical technologies. The center is the head organization for keeping Russian Register of Oncologic Diseases.

The Netherlands Business Support Office (NBSO) helps Dutch companies to enter the German market, with special focus on the healthcare industry in the broadest sense of the word (medical technology, e-health, care issues, etc.). Whether it is preparing detailed market studies or actively contacting potential trading partners in Germany – entrepreneurs can turn to NBSO. Services are also available to German organisations who would like to find out more about the Dutch economy or are looking for suitable (trading) partners.

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Novosibirsk State University (NSU): Starting in 2013, NSU – along with other 21 Russian universities – has participated in the 5-100 program that aims at advancing Russian universities into the group of top 100 world universities. Areas of research include: – Neurophysiological, neuropsychological, and neurolinguistical approaches to the diagnostics, correction, and therapy of neural diseases

  • Molecular and genetic diagnostic approaches in personalized medicine
  • Novel drug design for the treatment of neural diseases

OptiMedis AG manages a group of regional Integrated Care Delivery Systems located in rural and urban parts of Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. For more than 10 years, OptiMedis has managed the ACO “Gesundes Kinzigtal Ltd”, successfully improving population health outcomes (including, improving life expectancy 18 months compared to matched populations) patient experience and reducing per capita cost – evidenced by multiple independent scientific evaluations.

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passion4health supports organizations in exploiting the opportunities of the digital transformation in healthcare. With our in-debth knowledge and experience we help providers of healthcare services to develop and implement digitization strategies. We support software companies and IT-service organizations in positioning their digital offerings in healthcare and we enable international as well as new to trade companies to enter the German healthcare market.

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) is a not-for-profit multi-stakeholder membership organization dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home. Representing a broad group of public and private organizations, the PCPCC’s mission is to unify and engage diverse stakeholders in promoting policies and sharing best practices that support growth of high-performing primary care and achieve the “Quadruple Aim”: better care, better health, lower costs, and greater joy for clinicians and staff in delivery of care.

Russian Academy of Sciences

Central Research Institute for Information and Healthcare Management of Ministry of Health, Russian Federation

sananet was founded in 2000 as consulting agency exclusive for the health care market. The focus is practical help for medical product companies from all over the world to succeed in market access and bringing new innovative products to Europe. sananet has a proven track record to build distribution networks or finding strategic partners. Another core competency is business planning, market analysis and reimbursement for larger international groups.


The Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts is the most prominent academic institution in Serbia. It directs scientific research projects which are realized in cooperation with other Serbian scientific institutions and through international cooperation. The international cooperation is carried out, for example, through multilateral cooperation, which implies activities related to programs financed from the funds of the European Commission or other funds (HORIZON 2020, FP 7, EUREKA, TEMPUS, COST).

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Stiftung Gesundheit (The Public Health Foundation) is a not-for-profit organization which is authorized to conclude binding agreements as a legal entity under German civil law. Since 1996, the foundation has been promoting transparency in the healthcare sector and helping consumers to find their way in this complex and often confusing field. The Public Health Foundation provides the Arzt-Auskunft (Doctor Search) free of charge to patients, certifies reliable sources of information with a seal of quality, and annually awards the Medical Journalism Prize.

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TÜV Rheinland has been keeping society safe for over 145 years. Our global, end-to-end cybersecurity services portfolio spans consulting, technology implementation, testing, managed services or certifications. We protect organizations around the world from the ever-increasing cyber threat and enable safety, security and privacy in an increasingly digital world.

The VDE|DGBMT – German Society for Biomedical Engineering in the VDE – is with more than 2,500 members the largest scientific and technical society in medical engineering in Germany. It promotes the development of medical engineering in a non-profit way. It was founded in 1961 in Frankfurt am Main.

Zan Mitrev has been specializing in surgical diseases for 18 years (over 1 500 000 treated patient) and puts the accent on patients’ needs for better healthy life. This hospital with state-of-the-art equipment, trainee medical stuff and best patient’s health care program is a promotor of medical innovation, such as personalized medicine, imaging and treatment strategies in the field of cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, abdominal surgery, urology, general surgery, intensive care, internal medicine, pediatrics, neurology, otorhinolaryngology, oncology. Digital health systems are the basis of the workflow concept of our hospital.

Media Partners – a blog edited by Artur Olesch, digital health journalist and expert. Read the interviews, news, reports. Explore what’s important in digital healthcare, follow the newest trends.

clinicum” is the leading journal for decision makers in the Swiss health sector. The magazine as well as the online platform are aimed at entrepreneurs and qualified executives. “clinicum” maintains an intensive network with opinion leaders and is also present at international events.

das Krankenhaus has been one of the leading journals for hospital policy, DRG development and change management for many years. Their topics are derived directly from the management responsibilities of hospital management.

The magazine offers monthly professional articles from the areas of management, hospital law and supply engineering. “das krankenhaus” is an indispensable journal for all those who perform leadership tasks in the service enterprise hospital.

E-HEALTH-COM is an independent professional journal for health telematics, connected medical technology, telemedicine and health-IT.

Health&Care Management (HCM) is the only cross-divisional trade magazin in the German-speaking area, that provides practice-oriented
and cross-media solutions for decision makers and opinion leaders in hospitals, private clinics as well as in old people’s and nursing homes.

Our portal and its related social media channels keep B2C and B2B startups up-to-date regarding markets and technologies. We enable innovators in the German-speaking region – and those looking at that market – to access and exchange news, ideas, and opinions. Payors, care providers, policy makers, and established medtech/pharma/IT companies also profit from this exchange.

The leadership community engages in cross-collaboration and promotes management, leadership, winning practices in healthcare. With the active engagement from thought leaders and almost 100 well-respected national and international associations and congresses, HealthManagement provides comprehensive information related to Executive Management, Imaging, Healthcare IT & Cardiology.


ICT&health International presents the wide spectrum of the digital transformation in healthcare in an objective, sharp and understandable way, including different perspectives and opinions. The mission of the ICT&health is to become a reliable and up-to-date source of news and knowledge for all stakeholders, healthcare industry representatives and patients, regardless of the digital health literacy, language or country.

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KTM concentrates on facts and practicable solutions for more efficiency in clinic and hospital business. As an independent professional magazine for leaders and executives in clinic and hospital management it reports about news and trends in the market – serious, competent and practically based. KTM is the official magazine of fbmt, DGTelemed and KKC.

Management & Krankenhaus addresses top management as well as all managers and users at in-patient facilities who are involved in investment decisions and process optimization. It also reaches the whole sales channel, from manufacturer through the distributors right up to the end users.

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OSOZ is a leading Polish digital health magazine available also in English. Among covered topics are: digital transformation in healthcare, mobile health, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, medical innovations, start-ups etc. Read the special report “eHealth Trends & Talks”.

The No.1 health communication platform in Romania. Communication of innovation, innovation in health communication.