Breast Cancer and MedTech insights: shaping the future

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Innova Health is a congress in Spain for healthcare professionals, with the collaboration of numerous Institutions, Associations and Medical Societies. HYPOSENS will have its own room on the 29th, where the final event of the project will be held.

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Congreso Innova Health 2019, October 29-30th 2019

Date and place:

October 29th; 10-14:30h and 16-19h

Hotel Weare Chamartín (C/ Agustín de Foxá s/n, next to Chamartín station), Madrid, Spain.

Own room called Hyposens.


State of the art in Breast Cancer

o 10:00 – 10:30 – Breast cancer insights & management; SLNB

Dr. Rosa María Álvarez, Consultant Breast Cancer Hospital Univ. Santa Cristina (Madrid)

o 10:30 – 11:00 – Hyposens: putting together optics and nanoparticles for a better lymph node diagnosis in breast cancer

Dr. Alfredo Martínez, Group Leader, Oncology Area, Fundación Rioja Salud & Board of Directors, Spanish Society of Histology and Tissue Engineering

o 11:00 – 11:30 – 3D Biopsy for Tomosynthesis

Ms. Rosa Sitjà, Business Development Manager Medical Devices at Idneo

o 11:30 – 12:00 – "Orthotopic patient-derived xenografts as pre-clinical models for breast cancer"

Dr. Alberto Villanueva, Co-founder and Scientific Director of Xenopat. Head of the Chemoresistance Group within the ProCURE program of the Catalan Institute of Oncology

o 12:00 – 12:30 – Fostering public-private collaborations to improve R&D in breast cancer therapy and diagnosis

Dr. Francesc Mitjans, Director Health & Biomedicine Business Unit at Leitat

o 12:30 – 13:00 – Molecular features in cancer diagnostic and therapy with nanomedicines: from bench to bedside

Dr. Pablo Botella Asunción, Researcher at Instituto de Tecnología Química (UPV-CSIC)

From Lab to Market

o 13:00 – 13:30 – Market analysis for new technologies in the healthcare sector

Dr. Montserrat Solé, Project Manager & Tech Transfer/Innovation consultant at KIM

o 13:30 – 14:00 – IP in the health sector

Mr. Luis Soriano, Intellectual Property Strategy Consultant at ClarkeModet.

o 14:30 – 16:00 – Lunch

o 16:00 – 16:30 – Regulatory environment for medical devices

Dr Louise Olliver, Regulatory Affairs Consultant; & Director Senior Expert at Obelis

o 16:30 – 18:30 – Round Table: Innovative methodologies and emergent projects in the health sector

  • Moderating Expert: Dr. Manel Balcells, President in Consell Assessor Department of Health (Generalitat), Commission of Health at Leitat and Director of

  • LivingLabs: facilities dedicated to end user mediated business creation - Dr. Miriam Corredor, Senior Project Manager

  • CIMTI, enhancing the value of health and social innvoation. - Dr. Elisenda Casanelles, Chief Operation Officer

  • Regemat3D: Application of 3D printing technologies to regenerative medicine, advanced therapies and custom prosthesis manufacturing - Mr. Manuel Figueruela, Executive Managing Director

  • Life Supporting Technologies (UPM) - Ms. María Teresa Arredondo , Directora & Mr. Giuseppe Fico, Health Area Coordinator & Senior Researcher

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