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Public healthcare systems are under increasing pressure. The pandemic makes these problems even more evident.
Medical and digital technologies are important elements to stabilize healthcare systems. Medical device regulations and burdensome approval processes impact not only the availability of these products but also threaten the innovative power and competitiveness of US and European medtech companies.
While the FDA has identified these problems and reacts by overhauling its regulatory system, Europe has not yet communicated similar activities. As regulations diverge, the regulatory burdens increase.
The World Medical Device Summit wants to contribute to effective and efficient regulatory and healthcare systems, by providing answers to essential questions such as:
At the World Medical Device Summit a small inner circle (by invitation only) meets in person and/or virtually.
These leading experts represent the different stakeholder groups:
Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg opens the first World Medical Device Summit and inaugurates the new conference area. She is Managing Director of Mainau Island and serves as president of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and member of the Board of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
The World Medical Device Summit is hosted by the new university that is in the course for formation. The aim of the university is to support the mentioned stakeholder by contributing evidence to answer the above questions. The university also wants to serve as neutral platform.
Thereby it follows its mission: Leveraging science and technology for a better life – for everyone
The World Medical Device Summit is not just another event. It is a continuous and iterative process of
The World Medical Device Summit is like the entire university a non for profit initiative.
The first World Medical Device Summit will take place on May 12, 2022.
The event starts at 2 pm Central European Summer Time. The official act ends at 6:30 pm and is followed by a special informal gathering with an open end.
The event will take place in Konstanz, Germany, directly at the Swiss border. Direct trains connect Konstanz very well with Zurich airport. Konstanz is also connected to the German and Swiss motorway.
The venue is in Reichenaustr. 39. The modern (just finished) building and conference rooms have spectacular views on the lake of constance, the river Rhein and the entire panorama of Swiss alps. It provides a calm, protected and inspiring environment for productive and enjoyable work.