Blog

Healthcare innovation

Creating better alignment between digital and pharma…

Creating better alignment between digital and pharma…

The worlds of digital and pharma have been moving closer and closer over the past 10 years. As with so many things in healthcare, the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend, particularly for decentralized clinical trials.

At the MedCity INVEST PharmaTech virtual conference July 26, strategies and alignment between digital and pharma companies will be a major theme of the conference.

To view the full agenda, click here.

One panel discussion on this topic is called: Pharma + Digital: Here’s how to make it a match made in heaven. Here’s a description and a list of the speakers taking part:

Saying that the culture of pharma and health tech worlds are different is a broad understatement. But they each have elements that the other requires. What are the strategies for better alignment and partnerships?

Moderator: Naomi Fried, CEO and Founder, Pharmstars

Speakers:

  • Jessica Federer, Partner, Boston Millennia Partners
  • Charles Fisher, Founder & CEO, Unlearn.AI
  • Joel Krikston, Managing Director Venture Investments & Head of Strategic Innovation Alliances, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
  • Jim Parshall, Senior Director – Connected Health & Devices External Innovation, Eli Lilly and Company

Register for free by clicking this link.

There will also be a startup pitch contest. It will spotlight companies that are developing technologies to address innovative approaches to clinical trial design, patient recruitment, remote patient monitoring, and more, all of which could transform clinical trials.

Among the judges for Pitch Perfect are:

  • Cris De Luca, Partner, Digital, Sanofi Ventures
  • Jessica Federer, Partner, Boston Millennia Partners
  • Joel Krikston, Managing Director Venture Investments & Head of Strategic Innovation Alliances, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
  • Maxim Owen, Venture Partner, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

Interested in sponsorship opportunities at this and other conferences by MedCity News? Please contact MedCity News Publisher Ken Montgomery at kmontgomery@medcitynews.com.

Photo: metamorworks, Getty Images

Source