April 2-5, 2019 - Bratislava & Vienna


"Where Great Minds meet Today to improve the Health of the society Tomorrow."

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April 2-5, 2019
Bratislava & Vienna
Conference Sessions

Future of Health is European largest, hottest and most interactive meeting...

...for industry professionals creating critical platform for dialogue focuses on business models and innovation that is disrupting the industry. The latest innovations in Healthcare will be presented to the Industry Leaders and Investors that can leverage and utilize them for the progress of HEALTH.

Who will attend The Future of Health?

For good ideas and true Health innovation, you need human, interaction, argument, debate & be part of Future of Health.

Innovative Healthcare Summit Focused on Disruptive Innovations


Mansoor Baig
King Faisal Specialist
Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Allan Wehnert
Senior Vice President, Psychiatry Disease Strategy
Lundbeck, Denmark
Andreas Norlin
Chief Operating Officer
VAR2 Pharmaceuticals, Denmark
Kelly Keen
Vice President of Project Management
Celonic Group, Switzerland
Bill Fawkner-Corbett
Investment Director
CEE Equity Partners, Poland
Irene Fialka
INiTS, Austria
Tommi Lehtonen
Blueprint Genetics, Finland,
Mohamed A Hamdy
Group Chief Operating Officer
Al Salama Group Holdings, Al Salama Hospital UAE, United Arab Emirates
Reem Osman
Saudi German Hospital Group UAE, United Arab Emirates
Jonathan Lofthouse
Executive Chief Operating Officer / Turnaround Director
NHS, United Kingdom
Claire Oatway
Chief Operating Officer, Partner
Beacon Medical Group, United Kingdom
David Williams
Chief Medical Officer
Visformatics, United Kingdom
Vibhor Gupta
Director and Founder
PangaeaData.AI, United Kingdom
Manish Kohli
Senior VP and Chief Medical Information Officer
Aurora Health Care, United States
Steve Pacicco
Executive Vice President Corporate Development and Operations
MatrixCare, United States
David Smith
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Phytology
Mayo Clinic, United States
Alex Zhavoronkov
Insilico Medicine, United Kingdom
Slava Akmaeu
Chief Analytics Officer, Senior Vice President Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Berg, United States
Mats Sundgren
Director Health Informatics
AstraZeneca, Sweden
Sally Lee
Senior Director Epidemiology
Celgene, United Kingdom
Phillip Eichorn
Senior Director
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
Matthias Bödding
Head Global Drug Safety Medicine
Merck Group, Germany
Priya Singhal
Senior Vice President & Global Head, Safety and Benefit-Risk Management
Biogen, United States
Karsten Lollike
Corporate Vice President
Novo Nordisk, Denmark
Jens-Ulrich Stegmann
Vice President, Head Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance
GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium
Doris Irene Stenver
Chief Medical Officer & Member of the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) European Medicines Agency
Danish Medicines Agency, Denmark
Felix Arellano
Global Head of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety
Roche, Switzerland
Klemen Spaninger
Director Project Management
Polpharma Biologics, Poland
Thomas Schopper
Head Project Portfolio Management
Geistlich, Switzerland
Johanna Schlais
Strategic Portfolio Marketing GPM
Angelini, Italy


Future of Health features 100 innovative early-stage companies with pioneering products, technologies, and business solutions.
Startups and Investors are playing very important role in the Future of Health.
New startups will break through when you are at the right time in the right place. Only Future of Health brings together hundreds of relevant startups & Investors dedicated to healthcare and life science innovation.

Future of Health has made available startup packages for qualifying companies. These include a startup pitch contest, exhibiting space and face to face meetings with investors.

  • Apply if you are a startup bringing exciting health solutions utilizing big data management, analytics, digital health, the Internet of things, or artificial intelligence.
  • Apply if you are a startup focusing on healthy lifestyle, education, or nutrition.
  • Apply if you are a startup in biotech or medtech with breakthrough personalized products and services.


  • 2 Future of Health ACCESS PASSES

    Two passes to attend featured conferences, visit exhibit floor and attend networking events

  • Startup Pitch

    Startups will present
 at selected featured conference to senior corporate delegates, investors and to a panel of informed judges made up of thought leaders form the investment community and Healthcare and Pharma corporates. Each company will be allowed three minutes to pitch, and additional 3 minutes for follow up Q&A with the panel. Six winners will be chosen from six solution categories. Compete not only for the interest of Investors and Corporates, compete for the prizes totaling EUR 60 000 sponsored by the Organizers.

  • Startup Exhibit 1 Day

    Startup companies include a space on Startup Exhibit. This allows you to benefit from significant onsite exposure, and so that Future of Health attendees can engage you to learn more about your organization. This results in a better overall experience for everyone.

  • Startup Fundraising

    This is a series of 10-minute meetings that match startup founders with investors. The format of mutually selected rapid connect sessions maximizes the number of high quality meetings for both investors and startups.

Register This Package

VIP Startup

  • 2 Future of Health ACCESS PASSES
  • Startup Pitch
  • Startup Exhibit 1 day
  • Startup Fundraising
  • Mentor Hours

    These are a series of pre-scheduled, 20-minute meetings between our high level attendees and startups. Gain access to top speakers, leading investors and industry through leaders for one on one advice on starting, growing, and scaling a successful business. Mentor hours are only included in VIP Startup Packages.

  • Access to summit refreshments food & beverage lounge
Register This Package


The leading investment firms in Healthcare will be in attendance. There is no better place for your investment that to find the latest innovations, meet the greatest influencers, and hear perspectives from established healthcare and pharmaceutical leaders.

It gives you the ability to see more startups in one day than you would normally see in a full year, all of then relevant for the health ecosystem and directed by experienced founder. ALL UNDER ONE ROOF !

Attend the Future of Health conference if you are an investor on the lookout for start-ups in data, analytics, digital health, the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, healthy lifestyle, or break- through personalized medicine in both biotech and medtech.

Join the investor track on FUTURE of HEALTH 2019 Apply Now


Hosted Buyer Program

Our hosted buyer program provides complimentary access passes to qualifying individuals from established Pharma, Biotech, MedTech, and Healthcare organizations who agree to eight fifteen minute curated meetings with our exhibitors.

Startup Fundraising

This entails a series of 10 minute meetings designed to match startup founders with top investors. The format of mutually selected rapid connect sessions maximizes the number of high quality meetings for both investors ... READ MORE


Join one of our 40+ interactive round table sessions to share your thoughts with your peers and see how they tackle the same issues you are addressing in your organization. Roundtables will also feature Q & A with selected speakers.

20 Greatest Minds meetings and dinners

These are invitation only meetings with thoughtfully selected groupings of senior decision makers and industry thought leaders followed by a networking reception and formal dinner. By creating the 20 greatest minds discussion forum, we... READ MORE

Street Summit

Some of the best networking continues in the evening, when everyone is invited to join us on an excursion to informally network in pubs across Bratislava and Vienna. We’re taking Future of Health attendees on tour, accompanied by... READ MORE

Danube River Boat reception

On Thursday, April 4th we will take a one-hour trip down the historic Danube River from Bratislava to Vienna. Prepare to take in the beautiful countryside along the way as we pass the Bratislava and Devin castles.

Relaxation Summit

Networking in relaxing environment will be organized at an onsite beauty salon, spa, and yoga class on Wednesday, April 3rd

Academic and Non-profit Research Institutions Discovery Day

A presentation of the latest research of innovators, visionaries, and researchers who are paving the way for a future
of health ecosystem. Attend these presentations to spotlight the latest ideas across the world’s universities and non-profit research institutions.... READ MORE

Association Day

If you are an association executive don’t miss Association day at Future at Health. Hope you will interact with other association professionals from around the planet for a day of inspiring conversations, education, and peer- to peer networking. Associations from... READ MORE



With a large and senior audience and Hosted buyer pro- gram with thoroughly selected buyers, exhibiting at Future of Health is a popular sponsorship option with great value for solution providers.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Three Future of Health Access Passes
  • Exhibition space in Exhibition hall, April 3-5
  • Hosted buyer Program with eight or more prearranged 
face to face meetings
    (Meeting Attendees Include CEO/ CIO/CTO/EVP/SVP/VP/Senior Decisions Makers)


Future of Health will host a series of dinners on Monday, April 1st,Tuesday, April 2nd and Wednesday April 3rd from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. These dinners bring together thought- fully selected groups of 15-20 peers from established phar- ma, biotech, healthcare, and medtech companies.

The diners are informal follow up sessions of industry thought leaders, discussing the relevant issues in health- care today.

The dines start with a 30 minute networking reception fol- lowed by a 60 minute seated dinner, with the option for participants to remain afterward to continue networking.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Three Future of Health Access Passes
  • One pass for the 20 Greatest Minds discussion forum
  • 30-minute reception, and 60 minute seated dinner
Partner with Why Summits

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for those who wish to further customize their involvement. Please contact sales@whysummits.com for more information

Nominate Hero

"Initiative to promote individual heroism in healthcare industry to inspire peers and broader public"

Why we need a Hero?

We need heroes not only because heroes save or improve lives, we also need heroes because Heroes will inspire others. To reach our Healthcare Goals, we need lots of inspired people. Heroes turn us into heroes ourselves.

Our industry is full of heroes. People dedicated to developing new therapies and medicines helping people feel better and live longer, Heroes in our industry also are focused on safety, dedicated to meeting regulatory and compliance requirements, Doctors and nurses working directly with patients in hospitals and clinical centers, People working for Patients Groups to protect their rights or Regulators implementing policies for safer medicines leading to significant drop in death from ADRs.

Nominate a Hero, that inspires you, someone going above and beyond for patients no matter what role they play in their organization. Let them share their story at the Future of Heath conference to inspire more people.


With over 200 + sessions across 1 tracks, including case studies, moderated panel discussions, interviews, keynote speeches, research presentations, roundtable discussions, workshops and groundbreaking talks, Future of Health will tackle the toughest topics the Health ecosystem is facing today, to help its industry thought leaders to move health to the next level.

We will review the key challenges in the industry, business models, and transformation strategies that will be needed to thrive and survive in this new era of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty. We will examine the newest trends and latest technology that is transforming the industry.

We will explore and debate the following strategic and critical topics:

Healthy Lifestyle: Prevention before Care

Patient Centric Approach in Healthcare

Pharmacovigilance and Patient Safety

Pharma Project and Portfolio Management

Medical Devices Project and Portfolio Management

Big Data in Health

Genomics and Data

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and IoT

Digital Innovations

Industry Disruption: Successful entrants disrupting healthcare and pharma

Investors in Health

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Take the opportunity and present everything you do & everything you believe !

"Are you passionate about your message?"

If you are highly knowledgeable about something, nobody will know about it unless you demonstrate that knowledge. Become a speaker and present a case study from your field at Future of Health.

WHY should you become a speaker?

  • Share your passion with other professionals
  • Get your ideas across with accuracy and consistency
  • Speaking enhances your own personal image
  • Increase visibility of your company
Become a Speaker and apply today at why@whysummits.com
Apply to Become a Speaker


Price: EUR 840

  • Future of Health Access Passes 2
  • Startup Pitch
  • Startup Fundraising
  • Startup Exhibit 1 day

Discounted Tickets Available


VIP Startup

Price: EUR 1640

  • Future of Health Access Passes 2
  • Startup Pitch
  • Startup Exhibit 1 day
  • Startup Fundraising
  • Mentor Hours
  • Access to Food & Beverage Lounge

Discounted Tickets Available



Price: EUR 1550

  • Access to Conference Sessions
  • Access to Expo Area
  • Access to Networking Program
  • Access to Food & Beverage Loung

Discounted Tickets Available


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