Frankfurt MedTech Event – Life Sciences Networking Evening
Special Counsel Gottfried Freier and Counsel Thomas A. Jesch will host a MedTech event in Frankfurt, together with Perelson Weiner LLP, Hessen Agentur GmbH and the German Center for Research and Innovation, on February 19, 2013. The discussion will cover the innovative life sciences and medical device projects being pioneered in Germany and the United States. The event also offers an opportunity for early stage and emerging growth Life Sciences companies to network with strategic investors, industry partners and academia.
Key Note Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang W. Renz, Corporate Vice President, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
The Future of Healthcare – Perspectives of “Connected Health” Approaches
Dr. Renz is a Corporate Vice President at Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. He has more than 11 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Renz is board certified in Emergency Medicine and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Oded Kraft, Vice President of Products, Medingo Roche Israel, IDS
Integration of an Israeli Start-Up into a European Big Pharma Company
Mr. Kraft is a Vice President of Products at Medingo, an Israel-based medical devices company, which was acquired by Roche in 2010. He joined Medingo in June 2008 after working for seven years at GE Healthcare in a Segment Leader position and, prior to that, as a System Architect. Mr. Kraft holds an MBA and a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Technion–Israel Institute of Technology.